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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #630 on: September 11, 2020, 01:22:00 PM »
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #631 on: September 11, 2020, 02:13:14 PM »
So we are in our 3rd season with our wall tent set up. As stated before thanks to everyone contributing to Ghosties Tent Tricks  thread! :tup:  When I moved tent up to shop to clean from being up all winter I decided to try the ratchet strap through the pole fittings to keep frame together as i solely set up the tent to keep frame from sliding apart.  It worked so well we did it this week at our elk camp. But it doubled as more easy hanging for wet towels and clothes. It also keeps the stuff off of the walls which allows better faster drying . Think I remember someone relaying this idea on here or maybe I had to much ICE. :chuckle:
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #632 on: September 11, 2020, 02:17:59 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #633 on: September 11, 2020, 03:10:09 PM »
asking for a friend......@Pathfinder101


Any tips on fixing a bent frame?

Bent pole, heat it and bend it back.😉

If it breaks get a new pole.🤣

Solid tactic. Hoping that this comment finds it's way to @Pathfinder101 soon. LOL

Waddaya talkin' about "bent poles"...?  My tent door closes... :chuckle:
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #634 on: September 11, 2020, 03:16:43 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

When I had the wall tent I left it up all summer and had no problems even left food and drink available in the food boxes and would be gone at times for 10 days to 2 weeks.
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #635 on: September 11, 2020, 03:17:22 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #636 on: September 11, 2020, 03:32:54 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.

Nothing less than genius... :bow:
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #637 on: September 11, 2020, 03:36:14 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.
Brad says splitting wood is for youngsters, im so old my bones hurt  :chuckle:
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #638 on: September 11, 2020, 05:04:09 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.
Brad says splitting wood is for youngsters, im so old my bones hurt  :chuckle:

Yeah he is not much of a worker, mostly a sitter, he likes to supervise though, kinda like a state worker. :chuckle:

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #639 on: September 11, 2020, 05:06:00 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.
Brad says splitting wood is for youngsters, im so old my bones hurt  :chuckle:

Yeah he is not much of a worker, mostly a sitter, he likes to supervise though, kinda like a state worker. :chuckle:
Atleast he wont drink all the beer  :chuckle:
You should start a thread titled "The adventures of Brad"  :tup:
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #640 on: September 11, 2020, 05:12:43 PM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.
Brad says splitting wood is for youngsters, im so old my bones hurt  :chuckle:

Yeah he is not much of a worker, mostly a sitter, he likes to supervise though, kinda like a state worker. :chuckle:
Atleast he wont drink all the beer  :chuckle:
You should start a thread titled "The adventures of Brad"  :tup:

I think I did? Canít remember.
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #641 on: September 12, 2020, 11:46:03 AM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

Someone asked about leaving a camp and security awhile back.

I have done it. Left it up came back to west side for three days. A lot depends on where you are and what your camp looks like from the road. If it looks vacant you might have problems. We ever had. I think for several reasons.

Battery lights. You can leave the on for days with no danger.
Leave a radio playing.
Solar lights that light up after dark.
And Brad. We leave brad there. Good weather around the fire pit, Bad weather under a tarp at cook shack with his back to road.
Or in a tent with light on.

We had folks walk up and talk to him. Put a vest on your Brad.
Brad says splitting wood is for youngsters, im so old my bones hurt  :chuckle:

Yeah he is not much of a worker, mostly a sitter, he likes to supervise though, kinda like a state worker. :chuckle:
Atleast he wont drink all the beer  :chuckle:
You should start a thread titled "The adventures of Brad"  :tup:

I think I did? Canít remember.

Some funny chit right there. lol

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #642 on: September 15, 2020, 11:59:03 AM »
@HuntinCouple, good point about kids and propane. I guess I was more asking if anyone has left a camp up midweek unattended, have they ever had theft issues. Should have used specific wording. The 14 day rule doesn't bother me.

@Ghosthunter, I like your idea of cutting out a hole. Its more work than I wanted to do, but probably worth it.

Thanks!

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #643 on: September 15, 2020, 01:26:09 PM »
asking for a friend......@Pathfinder101


Any tips on fixing a bent frame?

Bent pole, heat it and bend it back.😉

If it breaks get a new pole.🤣

Solid tactic. Hoping that this comment finds it's way to @Pathfinder101 soon. LOL

Waddaya talkin' about "bent poles"...?  My tent door closes... :chuckle:

LOL @Pathfinder101 it "almost" closes. I think we need to do some work on it soon.
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #644 on: September 15, 2020, 04:07:56 PM »
asking for a friend......@Pathfinder101


Any tips on fixing a bent frame?

Bent pole, heat it and bend it back.😉

If it breaks get a new pole.🤣

Solid tactic. Hoping that this comment finds it's way to @Pathfinder101 soon. LOL

Waddaya talkin' about "bent poles"...?  My tent door closes... :chuckle:

LOL @Pathfinder101 it "almost" closes. I think we need to do some work on it soon.

When this smoke goes away we need to get together for a firepit/bbq/pole-bending party in my backyard.  I wanted to do it last weekend but we'd all be in the hospital if we had... :dunno:
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