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by tallsteve
Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: How to attach two tarps: Glue? Sew? Tape?
Replies: 22
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Re: How to attach two tarps: Glue? Sew? Tape?

So there's a strong consensus that grommets are the way to go, with varying opinions as to how to join the grommetted pieces. I like the the bolting idea for its simplicity, though I'll probably also leave a Z-flap on one side just to keep my options open.

Thank you all!
by tallsteve
Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: How to attach two tarps: Glue? Sew? Tape?
Replies: 22
Views: 43102

How to attach two tarps: Glue? Sew? Tape?

I have two 6'8"x20' pieces of poly tarp that I want to join into a 6'8"x40'-ish tarp. What's the best way to make that seam? This is for the wall of a custom tent I'm making. It'll be backed by vertical poles spaced less than 4' apart (one of them right behind the seam) and by diagonal cables, so I'...

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