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Service area: what tarp do you use?

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Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 24, 2017 07:42AM
Free Harbor Freight tarps suck. Pro Motocross guys use tarps from Lowes with big stakes. I've seen some legit, thick tarps at service areas. Motorsport-tools shows Polyethylene tarps which look like nothing special. What do you guys use? Looking to up my service appearance for next rally.

it's a tarp
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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 24, 2017 11:43AM
Semi-trailer load cover, or curtain van sides. Rubber coated fabric. Weights a metric f-tonne though.
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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 24, 2017 01:59PM
Billboard vinyls.
https://www.billboardvinyls.com
Mine is like 45*30, Kern has the matching half. Mine is still in good shape after ten years of light use. I think he had to replace his but he's harder on stuff than i am.
Always carrying wood for Jack stands can go a long way toward tarp longevity.
You local asian dry cleaner can probably install grommets for cheap and maybe even hem the edges.



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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 24, 2017 09:59PM
Can a non-Asian dry cleaner provide the same services? Just asking.

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my mirrored vinyls.
https://www.billboardvinyls.com
Mine is like 45*30, Kern has the matching half. Mine is still in good shape after ten years of light use. I think he had to replace his but he's harder on stuff than i am.
Always carrying wood for Jack stands can go a long way toward tarp longevity.
You local asian dry cleaner can probably install grommets for cheap and maybe even hem the edges.



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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 24, 2017 11:29PM
Hit up a farm supply store for a grain or bale tarp, way tougher than the regular blue tarps but still budget friendly. Anyone near a pulp mill should poke around for some of the dryer felt/belting they use to run the paper over, some of it is wire reinforced, awesome stuff, we used it on roofs and it lasted years in the weather. The stuff on the right will damn near hold water but still will let some through, way stiffer than a tarp, can sweep it and it lays perfectly flat, super light.



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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 25, 2017 06:37AM
So many options! Thanks guys.
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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 25, 2017 01:24PM
Cheap tarps covered with sheets of plywood



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Re: Service area: what tarp do you use?
August 25, 2017 06:40PM
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Can a non-Asian dry cleaner provide the same services? Just asking.

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Give me back my broken night
my mirrored vinyls.
https://www.billboardvinyls.com
Mine is like 45*30, Kern has the matching half. Mine is still in good shape after ten years of light use. I think he had to replace his but he's harder on stuff than i am.
Always carrying wood for Jack stands can go a long way toward tarp longevity.
You local asian dry cleaner can probably install grommets for cheap and maybe even hem the edges.

probably not. The only non Asian dry cleaner I have had experience with was an overweight Hispanic in Denver that subcontracted all his cleaning to the Asians. my Asian cleaners have always bent over backwards to make sure that I am a happy customer and are always extremely skilled in all levels up cleaning and maintenance of any types of fabrics.probably not. Do only non Asian dry cleaner I have had experience with was in overweight Hispanic in Denver that sub contractor doll his cleaning to the Asians. My Asian cleaners have always been over backwards to make sure that I have a happy customer and our always extremely skilled in all levels of cleaning and maintenance of any types of Fabrics.



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