Tent peg mallet?

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pwa
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Re: Tent peg mallet?

Postby pwa » 11 Sep 2018, 9:42pm

I hunt around for a suitable rock.

MrsHJ
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Re: Tent peg mallet?

Postby MrsHJ » 12 Sep 2018, 2:35pm

I don’t bother. I carry around enough stuff without adding to the load. I mostly stay in places you can just push the pegs into the ground though and my tent is freestanding.

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foxyrider
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Re: Tent peg mallet?

Postby foxyrider » 14 Sep 2018, 7:23pm

Pegisu mallet - cheap, light and remarkably good at supplying a bit of help.
Convention? what's that then?
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ossie
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Re: Tent peg mallet?

Postby ossie » 14 Sep 2018, 8:49pm

al_yrpal wrote:I carry a plastic one, it weighs almost nothing and has a peg extractor in it. Cost about three quid.

Al


Same as this (although 5 years late)

Someone asked how it bashed. I think its more down to the quality and design of tent pegs.

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Cunobelin
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Re: Tent peg mallet?

Postby Cunobelin » 14 Sep 2018, 9:08pm

There are occasions when you want the additional security that a big tent peg gives.

We carry these:

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One on each corner of the fly sheet has been fine for most adverse conditions we have met, but you can carry more

The fact that they screw in saves the mallet and they are as secure, if not more so than a large peg

As little as £1 each from the usual culprits