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New tent offer

Postby foxyrider » 7 May 2014, 6:07pm

Lidl have a few 2 man tents with a claimed 1.5kg weight available for @ £30. Small pack size and looking not dissimilar to the Vaude Taurus series - might be worth a look if you are on a tight budget :)
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Re: New tent offer

Postby mercalia » 7 May 2014, 8:36pm

they seem to be selling quite well at my lidl

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Re: New tent offer

Postby vernon » 14 May 2014, 11:35pm

Be aware that the tent is single skin and will suffer from condensation on the inner surface of the flysheet. It'll be fine for the odd night away but isn't something that I'd use for more than a couple of nights away.

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Re: New tent offer

Postby hamster » 15 May 2014, 10:42am

Light,Strong, Cheap.

Pick two. :wink:

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Re: New tent offer

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 15 May 2014, 11:00am

Hi,
I did buy one some time back.

Fibre glass poles, break 1st time you errect, fiddly to errect, single skin, limited head room.

I would invest in a better made tent I.M.O.
Edited - Sorry I might have the wrong tent, Lidl have sold both in the last few weeks, I am not talking of the dome type tent here, I am sure thats heavier any way.
They are doing a pop up on the 19th, that has fibreglass poles too :shock: They will not last long, fibreglass is very heavy despite the claims.

Sleeping bags at 1500 grams will do well for three season and are cheap at £ 15 on the 19th.
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Re: New tent offer

Postby fluffkitten » 15 May 2014, 1:23pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,

Sleeping bags at 1500 grams will do well for three season and are cheap at £ 15 on the 19th.


The web page doesn't have any of the specs on those so I suppose I'll have to actually go look. :)

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Re: New tent offer

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 15 May 2014, 2:11pm

Hi,
Hows that..........
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Re: New tent offer

Postby fluffkitten » 15 May 2014, 2:17pm

Thank you for that. I'll definitely go have a look at those bags. :)

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Re: New tent offer

Postby Richard Fairhurst » 15 May 2014, 2:18pm

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Re: New tent offer

Postby andrew_s » 16 May 2014, 12:49am

Pretty poor pitching there!

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Re: New tent offer

Postby hamster » 16 May 2014, 12:57pm

Hydrostatic head on the tent is 1500...typical tents are 5000-10000.
So it will be better than wrapping yourself in a towel. But sustained rain or pitched on wet ground? I think not.
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Re: New tent offer

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Re: New tent offer

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 20 May 2014, 9:49pm

Hi,
Not bad, ally poles too, good one man.
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Re: New tent offer

Postby dainiusd » 22 Jul 2014, 3:48pm

Well I could say the opposite - nothing good:
too heavy for backpacking,
inside has to be build first - gets wet in rain,
you can find better for same price...

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Re: New tent offer

Postby PH » 22 Jul 2014, 6:59pm

dainiusd wrote:you can find better for same price...


Go on then...