Pauly wrote:Can I suggest you re think your idea.
It really isnt advisable to have a tarp under your tarp or a tarp bigger than your fly under your tent.
When it rains all the water will puddle on the tarp and in heavy rains you will risk getting lots of water sitting under your tent.
I use shade cloth under my tent so if water does get under it it can drain away. You can buy a matting style material similar to the anti slip stuff for under the tarp if you really need it.
J`CRUISER wrote:thanks people. i am off to bunnings on saturday to get me some shade cloth. is it advisable to use shade cloth under the tarp area as well? or get a tarp for that area?
HGMonaro wrote:Are people putting shade cloth under their tent? Wouldn't have thought that did the job of isolating your tent floor from the ground moisture.
When we use our tent, we put down a poly tarp about the size of the tent. Also, shade cloth can be might slippery when damp (if using it as ground matting) so be careful walking on it.
I'm prepared to be educated ;)
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