tent groundcloth/footprint used by itself as a shelter?? (1 Viewer)

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my brotha sent me some camping gear the other day and one of the things he sent was a vista tent footprint which i guess is a groundcloth for a pretty big tent. but their wasnt the tent part. so i think he meant for me to use it as a shelter. like a tarp except its a more lightweight material. i was wondering if anybody had any experience with these or if you think that you cant use it as a shelter and he might be sending me the tent at a later date or wants me to buy it or something. i would ask him but i have no idea how to contact him. i researched online and couldnt find anything, hopefully somebody know!.....http://www.besttentsusa.com/tent-footprints-black-diamond-vista-footprint-one-color-one-size/ pretty sure this is what he sent me.
 
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If its made outta sil-nylon then your gonna want to rig it up off of you like any other trap shelter. Sil-nylon will get you slightly wet if it sits up against your body.

Poly tarps on the other hand are great for makin human burritos.
 

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looks like it would be perfect to use as a shelter, just run a guy line and rig it as a lean-to between two trees or in any configuration your heart desires
 

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