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Offline AnthonyP

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Car/canoe tent
« on: June 10, 2013, 08:02:39 PM »
What tent do you use for when you are not packing your tent on your back? I used an Eureka Timberline 4 and an old miners tent from Colorado Tent and Awning.

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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2013, 08:11:01 PM »
I have two three person dome tents. Neither are brand-name. I got one 12 or so years ago and the other about 8 years ago. I mostly use them for car camping with my son. The rest of the time, I'm tarping it or sleeping in the bush.
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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2013, 08:20:08 PM »
What tent do you use for when you are not packing your tent on your back? I used an Eureka Timberline 4 and an old miners tent from Colorado Tent and Awning.

The Eureka Timberline 4 is what we use in the canoe & on my wife's bike ride where a truck hauls everyone's gear to the next night's destination......gr eat tent!   

The 16' plains Indian tipi is our favorite for longer-term camping.....almost perfect tentage, if you didn't have to set it up and tear it down every couple of days! :-\
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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2013, 07:08:42 AM »
I've got a coleman 4 person dome tent that I've had for around 10 years and it's still going strong.  It's held up way better than I ever thought it would to be honest. 
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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013, 07:43:11 AM »
We've got a Coleman Hooligan 3 person tent.  It's easily enough room for my wife and I plus our packs.  Our lab mutt sleeps in the vestibule, or if it's too cold there's room for her in the tent with us.  There's a million stakes for the fly, but when it's battened down it will ride out a pretty good storm, and it's never let us down.
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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2013, 01:42:31 PM »
I use an old canvas Thermos Pop Tent from the late sixties.  Still in good shape, that tent has been everywhere.  Lived a summer in it in British Columbia, been from east coast to west and back again many times.
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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2013, 01:50:59 PM »
What tent do you use for when you are not packing your tent on your back? I used an Eureka Timberline 4 and an old miners tent from Colorado Tent and Awning.

The Eureka Timberline 4 is what we use in the canoe & on my wife's bike ride where a truck hauls everyone's gear to the next night's destination......gr eat tent!   

The 16' plains Indian tipi is our favorite for longer-term camping.....almost perfect tentage, if you didn't have to set it up and tear it down every couple of days! :-\

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Re: Car/canoe tent
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2013, 03:51:39 PM »
Doesn't matter the brand.  Rock that bigass 3 room screen room tent on car camps.  Cabela's and Eureka kinda show up a lot at our meets.
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