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SilNylon Grace Tarp $130.00



SOLO (Shown in All Pictures)
Weight: 9.2oz / 260gms
Ridgeline: 9�
Side: 8.5�
Foot End: 5�
Head End: 7�

Weight: 12oz / 345gms
Ridgeline: 9.5�
Side: 9
Foot End: 7.5�
Head End: 9�

Colors: Gray , Yellow, Brown


• PRO SILNYLON: Strong and Extremely WaterProof. Over 4,000 HH (HydroStatic Head- a Waterproof Measurement) Pro SilNyklon will not rot or mildew. Packs small, dries fast and ice and water drops can be shaken off. NOTE: Lighter silnylon are possible but have far lower strength like a PU coated tarp does. ngth and much lower waterproof (hh) ratings. Those tarp are a bit lighter but can shred in strong wind when tie outs get ripped off. All coatings can degrade over time, but we use a very strong robust coating that starts out at over 3X the needed amount so that even if UV damage degradation happens you still have a LOT of safety margin for a long ten investment at only a couple ounces extra. If a tarp/shelter lists a very minimum waterproof rating of only 1,200mm - 1,500 mm then it will begin leaking and misting in only a few seasons of use as the WP rating falls due to UV, wind batter, stuffing and storage to 600-900mm or less.

• Premium Overall Construction

• Ridgeline is triple rolled and triple stitched.

• Speed pitching LineLocs on all perimeter tieouts. Pull the line and they lock in place under tension just like your backpack shoulder straps. Eight LineLocs about 1oz to the tarp and can be cut off if desired with wire snips leaving a 3/4� tieoputs loop for smaller line. 3mm line is supplied to work with the LineLocs.

• 3 inside mini clips (clips removable) along inside ridgeline for hanging bivy, glasses, bug net, bug bivy, sock line, field jerky drying, boss voodoo dolls, etc.

• Shape: Slightly trapezoidal with catenary (curved) cut ridgeline, side, rear and front perimeters. This shape pitches tight and quick. No other light weight tarps haves both the ridge and all outside edges catenary cut for an ultra tight and quick pitch. Only three side tieouts needed for a tight pitch. The baseline (side edge) length is only few inches shorter than the ridgeline for full coverage at the edges. Overly pointed tarps trade full coverge for light weight. It takes more work to build tarps with all side curved, but it pitches faster and tighter for less wind flap. A more pointed tarp is necessary for a tight pitch if the tarps does not have all edges with catenary cuts.

• Ridgeline tieout grommets are sized for our carbon fiber accessory pole locking tips. The webbing loop in front of the grommet is sized for regular trekking poles with the tips pointed up- The loop fits over the tip but not the basket.

• 8 Tieouts


• Silnylon Stuff Sack
• Guyline
• 1.5oz Tube McNett Silnet seam sealer for the ridgeline


Stakes Package

Eight 6.5\" Vargo Ti Stakes .27oz / 8gms
Hi Visibility Orange Handle / Conically Ground No-Snag Tip

Carbon Fiber Straight Poles
Super Stiff Premium Carbon Fiber Poles
• 28\" Rear .9oz
• 42\" Front 1.65oz
• .355 outside diameter Multi-Ply Multi Direction premium carbon fiber construction
• Grommet locking tips
• 15.5\" long folded lengths for compactness
• Long aluminum internal ferrules with fast connect rounded end guides and tube spacer bumpers to prevent CF to CF abrasion
• The very best CF tarp pole available!

Seam Sealing Instructions

How to a Seam Seal an MLD Pro Silnylon Shelter

(Cuben Fiber Shelters do not need seam sealing.)

1: Pitch and inspect your shelter for any issues. Once it is seam sealed it is non returnable except for significant defects.

2: Use the supplied SilNet and only the SilNet. (If you want to dilute it or use some other silicone sealant it should work OK and is common (research this yourself online) but your are on your own- results may vary and are not covered by warranty - if you go this route it is assumed you know 100% what you are doing and have done it before!!!)

3: Pitch the shelter tightly. Temps should be above 60 F and humidity below 80%. You may do this indoors. You may also do one seam at a time indoors if the seem is stretched slightly. Pinning one seam from each end on the floor between two heavy objects works OK.

4: We use the SilNet straight from the tube. Do not make a big hole in the sealer tube - start small so you can control flow. Multiple small application is a lot better than one big smear.

5: Main Seams: Place a small bead on the seam along the stitching. Work on a 3’- 4’ section at a time. Use a finger to press the sealer into the stitching and the small valley at the edge of the seam where it is rolled under.


NOTE: You only need to seal the OUTSIDE of the shelter ONLY. You do not need to seal the bottom perimeter roller edge stitching. It is OK to add a small bead on the leading edge of the triangle tieouts reinforcement stitching, but it is not required.

SPECIAL AREAS: Add a little sealer to any tieout stitching on the middle of a panel (Mids, Cricket and SuperTarps). Seal the zipper storm flap stitching and tieouts on the Mids. Seal the stitching and apex tieouts areas on the Mids, Crickets and TrailStars.

IMPORTANT: Do no go back and forth over the wet seam too much - after a minute or three it will get gummy and look bad. Better to wait 8 hrs and then OK to add some over any area you missed.

Set Up

Rear Corners 3'
Front Corners 3.5'
Middle Edge 3'
Rear Ridgeline 5'
Front Ridgeline 6'

Set Up for Standard A Frame Pitch:
1: Lay the tarp out on the ground with the corner lines extending out from the corners. Visualize an X with the tap and lines from an overhead view.
2: Stake the rear corners first - leave some slack in the lines.
3: Insert the rear pole and stake. Rear should be fairly tight now.
4: Insert the font pole and stake.
5: Stake front corners.
6: Adjust lines or poles for a tight pitch.
7: Stake middle tie outs last. ONLY pull them out a little bit. It should not change the tarp shape any.

Available Options:
Straight Carbon Fibre Poles:
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