DD tarp in "coyote brown" help

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Tom89

Tenderfoot
Jul 23, 2013
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England
Hi there, I need to purchase a new Bivvy, I've hear the DD tarps are very good so I am thinking of buying one. However, ideally I need one in a browny tan colour. On the DD website they offer a "coyote brown" bivvy but it appears to be much darker thank other coyote kit, more of a chocolate brown. Can anyone clarify for me if this is just the image or actually the colour. Thanks
 

BillyBlade

Settler
Jul 27, 2011
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2
Lanarkshire
Have a look at the issue desert dpm basha.

Its actually no heavier than the DD tarp, but a LOT tougher and better made.

I bought into the DD hype. The tarp sits collecting dust now. I'm back to my issue basha.
 

Midnitehound

Silver Trader
Jun 8, 2011
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Have a look at the issue desert dpm basha.

Its actually no heavier than the DD tarp, but a LOT tougher and better made.

I bought into the DD hype. The tarp sits collecting dust now. I'm back to my issue basha.


I have several of the dessert bashas, they are good.

They are about 8'x7', depends what size of tarp you are after.

This is something I am planning on trying.

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PM if you'd like me to track one down for you through my army surplus mate.
 

robbo26

Member
Jan 25, 2014
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Abergele North Wales
I have the dd xl in coyote brown for hammock camping. It's lighter than an army issue basher and double the size. Brilliant for hammocks as the issue tarp isn't quite long enough. I'll try and up,load a pic of how dark it is for you


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robbo26

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Jan 25, 2014
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Abergele North Wales
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Here is my mates setup as I can't find one of mine. Hope this helps


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Countryman

Native
Jun 26, 2013
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North Dorset
The issue tarp is only just long enough to cover a hammock and in bad weather you need more overhang or you get wet.

The DD Tarp is a much darker brown than usual Coyote.

I had Bilmo make me an XL canvas tarp in brown. If weight wasn't a concern I would recommend this.


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