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richardh1905

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Re: Tent
« Reply #45 on: 09:24:46, 01/06/19 »
That works, pitboot - I use imgbb.

I'm still interested in the Helm 1 myself, but I'm going to hold off a while as the tunnel tent that I have does the job for 3 season wild camping, even if it is a little heavy.



My tunnel tent front pole has broken at the apex, where the pole has a quite sharp 30 degree bend; this puts me off tents that have a sharp bend in the poles (such as the Wild Country Helm and MSR Access) - bound to be a stress point. Also more difficult to get generic replacements.

gunwharfman

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Re: Tent
« Reply #46 on: 11:52:34, 01/06/19 »
If you need a tent pole bender, you can borrow mine.

richardh1905

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Re: Tent
« Reply #47 on: 12:34:02, 01/06/19 »
Thanks GWM, but I managed to bend a bit of tough aluminium tube by packing it with sand, putting it over a scaffold pole, and then standing on either end of it! Worked a treat, but I subsequently discovered several other hairline cracks in the broken pole (mentioned on another thread).
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archaeoroutes

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Re: Tent
« Reply #48 on: 15:54:22, 01/06/19 »
Have a look at the Mountain Equipment Dragonfly. I love mine and should tick all your boxes (depending on amount of kit you need to store for the pair if you you might consider the 2xt version but I haven't tried that).
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Re: Tent
« Reply #49 on: 16:54:52, 01/06/19 »

We use the Vaude Mark UL 3 Person. Weighs 3kg and it is freestanding apart from the ends. Plenty of room for two people and their gear.




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