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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #255 on: April 27, 2017, 07:32:47 PM »
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #256 on: April 27, 2017, 09:00:48 PM »
50 gallon Rubbermaid tote holds 14x16 tent, angle kit, ropes, rain fly.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #257 on: April 28, 2017, 05:33:18 AM »
Mine came with a canvas storage bag.  It works great.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #258 on: April 28, 2017, 08:01:01 AM »
Mine came with a canvas storage bag.  It works great.
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Mine is a bravo, came in canvas storage bag as well.  Tent connector joints came in their own bag and the pipe for the frame was in it's own bags made from the same heavy duty material used on the floor.
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #259 on: April 28, 2017, 11:28:18 AM »
Both of mine came with canvas bags ,but prefer not to use them for the tents. Like something a little tougher and bigger.
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #260 on: June 15, 2017, 09:16:06 PM »
Well now that good weather is coming, I am thinking of working on my two canvas tents. I bought my 2 nd 10x12 after deer camp last year from my buddy.
It came with conduit frame ,lots of extras and a four dog stove. I have the stove dailed in for use in our cook shack and plan to buy a new three dog for the tent.

I haven't set this tent up yet so planning to do so soon. And tweet it to my system.
Marking the poles with colored electrical tape.

I already bought new stakes for it that match my other tent.

I stock my stoves with everything I need for the first nights fire. Often we are beat the first day in camp because we got up at 2am,drove 5-8 hours and set up a cook shack and several tents. Nice to not have to cut wood the first day.

So I stock my stoves. With
Nesting pipe
Damper
Propane torch
Dural fire starter bars
two or three pressed logs.
Side shelves
Clean out shovel
Pot holder
Ready to go once the tent is up"

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #261 on: June 19, 2017, 11:25:45 AM »
Sooo for you Pellet stove guys out there, Is there any advantage to just throwing some pellets in your stove at night with the wood?

No hopper or anything ,just couple scoops of pellets. Anyone ever try it?
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #262 on: June 20, 2017, 09:16:33 PM »
Well I. Got my # 2 tent frame out and set it up this afternoon. My buddy I bought it from complained he couldn't put it up by himself because the conduit poles came apart on him.

I couldn't understand the problem because my # 1 tent has a aluminum frame and the pole ends have raised areas so they stay plugged into the angle better.

But this conduit frame slips in the angles kind of loose. I set down and looked at it for awhile and came up with the idea of stretching a 30 inch bungee between the angles.
That's about 6 inches shorter than the distance.
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It pulled the frame right in tight. Excellent
Nine bungees will solve the problem. Now you might not have the problem with two guys. But I set up alone.
And once the tent is on the frame the issues goes away.

A bonus is the bungees also provide a place to hang light weight items.

I guess you could do the same thing with a rachet stap or some rope.

I also marked all my poles and angles with colored electrical tape for faster build when I have novice helper.
Match the colors.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #263 on: June 20, 2017, 09:20:43 PM »
I use some little self tapping screws for the same issue.  Usually only have to do the first side.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #264 on: June 20, 2017, 09:22:36 PM »
I do the same thing with the colored electric tape.  I like the bungee idea.  Thanks,
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #265 on: June 23, 2017, 06:34:28 AM »
So

How many of you tuck your mud flap under your tent legs.

And if you do, how do you lift the leg and pull the flap under by yourself, or with help.

I have done it and also not worried about it. The neatness part of me wants to tuck it, but I need to figure a way to lift the leg and pull the flap under by myself in old age if that's what I am going to do.
The last couple times I didn't worry about it.  :dunno:
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #266 on: June 23, 2017, 06:44:28 AM »
So

How many of you tuck your mud flap under your tent legs.

And if you do, how do you lift the leg and pull the flap under by yourself, or with help.

I have done it and also not worried about it. The neatness part of me wants to tuck it, but I need to figure a way to lift the leg and pull the flap under by myself in old age if that's what I am going to do.
The last couple times I didn't worry about it.  :dunno:

My mudflaps (sod cloth) stay on the outside so rain drains away. I put some rocks on it to keep it in place. Also just an idea for you. The tape for color coding works for a while but moisture and use it will eventually wear off. From my experience anyway. A couple years ago I put my frame together and color coded the joints with spray paint. Its held up great so far.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #267 on: June 23, 2017, 07:01:30 AM »
I don't usually have a problem with draining as I put a rain fly tarp I made over the tents the Eve's are out two feet from the tent that's has worked well for me. We had some real heavy rain last year near Twisp.

I have found with the sod cloth out if it does get rain the water tends to pool on them.

Yeah the tape can wear some. I am about three years into that system and have had to redo a couple.
I keep a supply of colored tape in my tent box.

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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #268 on: June 23, 2017, 07:06:44 AM »
I have my # 2 tent setup for the first time since I bought it from a buddy.

Changing some ,
Ropes,stakes, color coding.
Picking up another stove from a member on here in the am.

Got the sides up so my daughters rat dog doesn't pee on it.
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Re: Wall Tents Tips and Tricks
« Reply #269 on: June 23, 2017, 08:04:48 AM »
So I bought those bases that cabela's has for my tent legs.  With those on and before you stake the tent down I tuck the sod cloth under them.  Just lift the leg with one hand and pull the cloth under, then you can pull the cloth with both hands and the base slides on it pretty easy. You can get it really tight and then stake the edges down.
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