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I now have 100% brand new, American made tarps in traditional woodland camo!

These tarps are 100% brand new, made in USA, MILSPEC tarps printed with the woodland camo pattern on one side and desert tan on the other. They measure 81"x88" and have 8 heavy duty grommets and 24 alternating snaps around the edge,making them extremely versatile. 8 shock cord ties already on the grommets allow you to quickly and easily string this as a shelter and keep it tight. Weight is 2 pounds 6 ounces.

The potential uses are almost unlimited, but here are a few examples:

A tent or shelter can be made from 1, 2 or more. Either using a pole or stick on both ends like a pup tent, or with a single pole on one corner with the other 3 corners staked down, or with 2 poles or hung between two trees in lean-to fashion. With these tarps and some para cord the shelter options are almost unlimited.

Use to construct a tent or lean-to- using one tarp or you can snap 2 or more together.

Use as a ground cloth.

Us as a simple camo cover for a hunting position.

Use and a field expedient litter.

Use to construct a "poncho raft", with no hood they work better than a poncho.

Use as a rain cover or fly over a hammock.

Those are but a few of the uses! These are such a versatile item that every survival kit and bug out bag needs one.

$70 plus shipping

Here's a shot of the new woodland tarp on the left, a surplus Marpat tarp on the right


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And the Poncho in woodland, now $40 plus shipping

these are real, better than MILSPEC ponchos made in the USA. I say better than MILSPEC because while these are made to the exact same design and dimensions as the military issue ponchos, they are made from a more durable ripstop nylon material with a tan backing, so when used as a shelter you can have a light or dark side out for camouflage purposes or to be warmer or cooler in sunlight depending on the season. The hood & neck have waterproofed seams with a draw cord closure & cord-lock. The sides have the proper brass grommets and snaps, no cheap hardware.

Approximately: 60" x 90"

The poncho can be used as a rain garment or be used to make a shelter. Two ponchos can be snapped together to make a two-person tent. also can be used for camouflage, a ground cloth, and much more. One of the most versatile items in any kit!




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« Last Edit: December 06, 2013, 01:14:07 PM by Wilderbeast »
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Re: Brand New Militiary Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2013, 11:28:00 AM »
Can you set aside a poncho for me that I can grab in the next week or two?
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Re: Brand New Militiary Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2013, 11:33:06 AM »
Can you set aside a poncho for me that I can grab in the next week or two?

My plan is to have these available indefinitely, just let me know when you are ready to pull the trigger.
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Re: Brand New Militiary Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2013, 11:46:04 AM »
Can you set aside a poncho for me that I can grab in the next week or two?

My plan is to have these available indefinitely, just let me know when you are ready to pull the trigger.

Thankoo!
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2013, 01:44:23 PM »
Those look great. Fantastic actually. Is marpat still a possibility?
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2013, 02:01:31 PM »
Those look great. Fantastic actually. Is marpat still a possibility?

If marpat happens it won't be until well into next year. 
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Re: Brand New Militiary Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2013, 02:02:11 PM »
Can you set aside a poncho for me that I can grab in the next week or two?

My plan is to have these available indefinitely, just let me know when you are ready to pull the trigger.

Thankoo!

You are welcome.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2013, 02:05:13 PM »
Those look great. Fantastic actually. Is marpat still a possibility?

If marpat happens it won't be until well into next year.

Gotcha. I might just have to grab one of these next payday then.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2013, 02:17:56 PM »
Must...resist...
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2013, 02:20:17 PM »
Must...resist...

Resistance is futile.

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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2013, 02:27:37 PM »
I know
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2013, 03:03:35 PM »
Mike, I'll pick one up after the first when I get back from Tn.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2013, 03:10:05 PM »
Mike, I'll pick one up after the first when I get back from Tn.
Thanks,
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Tarp or poncho?
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2013, 10:53:09 PM »
any chance you'll be doing a future run of the ponchos in solid OD, FDE, or coyote?

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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2013, 06:38:03 AM »
any chance you'll be doing a future run of the ponchos in solid OD, FDE, or coyote?

I don't have any plans in the near term to do so.  I need to see how well these do in woodland first.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2013, 03:55:52 PM »
I guess the tarp, I have my old poncho.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2013, 11:18:07 AM »
Put me down for a poncho!

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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2013, 02:45:59 PM »
Put me down for a poncho!

PM incoming!

PM back at you.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2013, 11:57:08 PM »
Those look like nice pieces of gear, Wilderbeast.  I'll take one tarp and two ponchos.  PM the total and your payment info and I'll pay you tomorrow.  Thanks.
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2014, 09:02:00 AM »
Does the woopie or mil spec liner fit in the poncho your selling ?

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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2014, 09:34:01 AM »
Does the woopie or mil spec liner fit in the poncho your selling ?

They should since they are made to the same dimensions, but I don't have one on hand to check for sure.  I 99% expect they will.


I'm expecting my next bunch this week and I will lay it out and tie a woobie into it to confirm it fits and move that 99% to 100%.
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« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2014, 10:34:27 AM »
Ok l'm interested in one !

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« Reply #22 on: January 20, 2014, 01:52:20 PM »
Anymore info on that order coming ?

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« Reply #23 on: January 20, 2014, 02:40:28 PM »
I have some ponchos in stock. I'll check to see how a woobie fits ASAP
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« Reply #24 on: January 20, 2014, 04:58:47 PM »
Does the woopie or mil spec liner fit in the poncho your selling ?

Just checked, a woobie fits nicely into the poncho, lay down the poncho, lay woobie on top, fold woobie in half and use the tie outs on the woobie to make it into a sleep sack, fold poncho over it and use the snaps to make a field expedient bivy, tie off the foot end to finish it off.

I haven't done that in thirty some odd years, it worked great.

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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #25 on: January 22, 2014, 12:28:32 PM »
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Re: Brand New Military Spec Ponchos and Tarps are now available!!!!!!!!
« Reply #26 on: February 27, 2014, 07:49:37 PM »
My new ruck needs a tarp. Do you still have them?
If so, pm me Pz!

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« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2014, 08:01:00 PM »
PM sent, thanks Geoff.

If anyone else is interested I still have several tarps and ponchos available and intend to continue to keep these in stock.
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« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2014, 05:45:31 PM »
Beast, I'll take a tarp and two ponchos.  I've put the MARPAT tarp to good use already. Pm me your info.

Thanks again.
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« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2014, 05:55:47 PM »
Beast, I'll take a tarp and two ponchos.  I've put the MARPAT tarp to good use already. Pm me your info.

Thanks again.
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PM sent, thank you.
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What we have here is a failure to communicate
« Reply #30 on: March 06, 2014, 08:35:58 PM »
Mike is too modest.
I just had the first chance to open up my new tarp. My first reaction was, " oh crap, here it is".
Great sewing, great seams, solid grommets in double folded fabric, snaps.... But wait. The rip stop nylon is SUPER heavy duty.
A pal of mine and I are restoring a rustic " camp" in the Adirondacks. He has this thick - ass, super nice tarp to tarp our canoe load. Unlike me, he has no regard for careful use of gear. Not say he is careless, but he has no qualms about pulling the tarp over edges, points and the like. We used a remarkably similar tarp. We covered canoe loads, the wood pile, .the table, our seating area in a rainstorm, you name it.
To be continued
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« Reply #31 on: March 13, 2014, 07:59:32 PM »
So. On to "Mike's" tarp. It is the real deal. It is robust enough to be a ground sheet, although, unless there was an emergency, I would not use this for that. This tarp is for crazy winds, protecting you and your gear as you paddle or row through nasty sh!t, or just hunkering down.
Bravo, Mike, this tarp kicks serious ass.

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« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2014, 05:25:11 AM »
Geoff, thanks for the comments.  Much appreciated.


Just a bump to let everyone know that for a limited time I will be offering the tarp in Olive Drab (OD) 

The fabric is a tad heavier than the woodland, this is a VERY robust tarp.  Same size, same snaps and grommets, same quality stitching and seam sealing. 

And the same price, $70.00 plus shipping. 

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« Reply #33 on: March 19, 2014, 10:47:02 AM »
I haven't paid for my other one yet.... :shocked:

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« Reply #34 on: March 19, 2014, 11:11:20 AM »
I haven't paid for my other one yet.... :shocked:

Creek

I'm adding a storage fee to your balance, just so you know.   >:D
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« Reply #35 on: March 19, 2014, 07:48:17 PM »
Beast take it easy on Creek, he needs to be able to come down next month and camp with us at Kicco and pick up his new stripper  ;D
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« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2019, 08:21:20 PM »
is this gear still available? the nsn ponchos are very hard to come by, do these measure up? webbing perimeter? tough enough for alphatents and all the other stuff nsn ponchos can do?

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« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2019, 09:08:06 AM »
Wilderbeast has not been on the site since December of 2016.  Someone may have his contact information as I know he sold a lot on here and used PayPal as one method of payment.
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« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2019, 10:26:26 AM »

 Might try PW, he and Mike were pretty close friends, he might have some contact info.

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