Summary: First real tarp. 12x12. Sets up easy. Stakes that come with it are plastic. They will mostly work but you really need to get a set of quality stakes. Always buy more tarp than you need. I needed 9' but bought the 12'. Better to have more than not enough. The subdued color is a plus.
Summary: THis tarp is fast to set up. pull a rope from the 2 corners on the main seam and tie to trees. Stake out the sides.Add a pole, but its not needed. This tarp can take high winds and strong rain storms. I will never use a square tarp again. Well worth the money.
Summary: I bought one of the 16' Noah tarps for our annual Memorial day camp outs in the Ozarks. The blue poly tarps I had used in the past always leaked and tore in strong winds, however the Noah tarp provided a dry shelter from heavy rain and strong winds.
Summary: I bought this for use as a tarp shelter and was a little dissapointed. It is basically designed to be set up just as the stock picture shows. The tie downs are well made, but it needs more because they are oddly spaced.
Summary: Fantastic product - goes up easily, stretches out tightly with just a few tie off points used. Lots of tie off points provided for many setup options. Fits easily back into the neat stow bag. Again, an excellent product, shipped quickly out to Australia. Thanks again Cabelas and Kelty.