Tarptents are great. Have a 'Moment' that is in some ways better than Laser Comp. Particularly if you like to modify and fiddle.
I got a laser comp cheap after a tip off on here so here's a chance to return the favour - Laser Comp 1 for £180 -
All gone now. Thanks for the tip-off.
If any footprints come up cheap then I’d be happy to hear.
good work :-)
My TN Laser Comp arrived this morning in a Cotswold Outdoor wrapper. Checked their site and they have them at the £180 price.
Update - 3 hours on and all sold there too.
Any interest in a Rab Ascent Bivi and a Rab Sil tarp 1, also a tyvek groundsheet which is the perfect size for the bivi.
I recently bought this to take with me on the Torino nice rally, but going to go for a tent instead. I never got round to using it, previous owner used it 3 times.
Looking to get back what I paid for them. £150 excluding fees and postage.
Anyone used a blackout tent, specifically either a Decathlon or Coleman one? Are they really dark inside, and do you get more sleep?
Not small or lightweight (16kg!), but on this occasion I'll be car camping with family, and thinking of getting the Coleman Pinto or Decathlon Arpenaz 5.2
I need a tent.
Light and small pack size
Easy and quick to pitch
4 season - stand up to proper wind
Pitchable on rocky ground - ie not perfect grass
I have a terra nova laser comp, but its fiddly to pitch and not great on non perfect ground as a result.
Obviously I'll have to pay for that, but what should I look at?
Cuben Fiber, 480g total.
Palatial for one person and lots of kit. Had it in 60mph wind at 7000ft no problem. Proper bathtub floor and bug net so no issues with rain or mozzies.
Single pole pitch, I use a compact carbon pole that weighs 80g.
Willing to sell you mine as I am now sewing shelters for my own use. Had about 70 nights in it.
(pitch is loose as I was taking the pegs out at the time of snapping this pic)
How rocky is the ground? A few boulders or literally on a rock? Or just hard to find suitable pitch site?
True 4 season tent for snow loading?
As per usual, its a bit of a 'pick two' scenario.
You're probably looking at zPack, TarpTent, MLD. Hilleberg Soulo is a bomber full winter tent, but weighs 2kg+
Currently using a Tarptent Scarp2 with crossing poles to make it free standing, previously used a trekkertent drift2, although that wasn't great on uneven pitches.
Could be on rock, if I need emergency shelter.
There could be snow, not huge amounts but it's possible.
Just had a look at a review. Seem to be what I after.
Let me know what you want cash wise.
I need to pay back some credit card but perhaps in a few weeks can talk. I presume you're not rushed to sell
I'd bow to @platypus 's superior knowledge, but a 4 season will be overkill, most 3 seasons will cope with snow, even if you have to wake to punch it off.
I've seen a Terra Nova made with cuben fiber, was pretty nice but serious serious money.
Semi-freestanding is probably a requirement then, as single upright poles can be a bitch.
I've seen people use climbing nuts to peg out on rocks, but you're just adding weight.
sure. I'll PM you now.
Yeah those terra nova are nice but very pricey.
I know this isn't the right place...
However I've just seen I've a 1 cm long tear in teh front of my new arcteryx alpaha fl. What's the best way to repair it, permanently?
Lancaster sports, Scottish mountain soort or arcteryx repair.
Thanks I'll speak with them
Any experience with multi functional "tents"?
MLD Trailstar auction: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F113777192860
Most of your activity here seems to centre around selling stuff.
I don't know him well but, the man above is a dude who goes on forum bike adventures, is super happy to help people and posts up ebay bargz he finds, opposed to sells himself... peacesignemoji etc..
Ah ok thanks
I'm not selling that one, just posted as a tip off for a nice product.
Don't see what's wrong with using the forum as mainly a buy/sell though, unless there is a rule against it. I'm not into exchanging opinions online, prefer offline for that.
Opinions are more meaningful online.
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