Shade structure material- quick question

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Shade structure material- quick question

Post by Krispy » Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:44 pm

Does anyone know what that material with the holes in it is called, to allow the wind to pass through. the military uses it but i have no idea how to find anything about it. hope that makes sense i can picture it but all i can say is its a thick fabric, with half circle wholes where the material just flaps, was thinkin it would work well against the wind.

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Post by motskyroonmatick » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:25 pm

Camo netting?

I just use shade cloth available at agricultural supply places. My opinion is 70% shade is the minimum and that knit shade cloth lasts way longer than woven. In fact I tell people not to buy woven shade cloth only buy knit. Shade cloth can be had in nearly any size and with grommets added it is really great! :)
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Post by Boijoy » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:54 pm

Hiya Krispy, You might just start poking around military surplus places online. You will most likely find it.
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Post by Bluemandrew » Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:48 am

I bought a custom sized piece of 90% shade cloth from here:

I used it to build a monkey hut and it was awesome. Could sleep all day if I wanted to.

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Post by Sail Man » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:01 pm

Another option is aluminet, pricier then camo though.
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