I bought one for camping at my place by Brownwood Texas. Had it up for over ten days of nice weather. Then it snowed about 2 inches or so and flattened it. The company says it has a lifetime warranty (nope). Trying to get my money back with the help of my credit card company. After talking to their customer service person I realized she knew nothing about camping. Be ware.
Looking to rent one or two canvas tents for a yoga retreat in June. Does anyone know of a place Copenhagen that might rent these out? Or any individuals out there willing the lend/rent theirs to me?
Broken center support pole. They're lifetime warranty is a joke.
I have this older tent that is green and beige or OD and beige as some one once called it. the color isnt really faded but is in fact remarkable condition as I have lugged this tent around with me in my life for over 25 years. I cant even tell you where I got it from. I always thought it was an old military tent. I was told all the pieces were in the bag but I have NEVER been able to erect the tent. I have had several ppl throughout the years try and figure it out with me, but to no avail. My only option now is to find the model and buy replacement poles or fashion my own some how. I am not too knowledgeable about vintage, canvas tents. I was a boy scout, grew up in the military so Im no stranger to the outdoors or tents that I have grown up with. But i am hoping to find some one with some info on this tent. I have pictures and because reddit is so picky with posting pictures, I will def send some in email.
Color - Green and beige
5-8 man tent (Large)
Canvas with 2 side windows, split zipper door and a tarp type bottom.
Very heavy duty.
No logos on the tent ANYWHERE
Only a metal tag embossed with the tent model number (which I have searched and searched for to the ends of the interwebs with no avail)
It kind of resembles a sear vintage hillary cabin tent, but all hillary's had their logo on the doors.
If ANYONE can help me with how to get this thing standing, I would appreciate it!! I'm pretty sure it a "Cabin" tent.
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So I have recently purchased a poncho/mountain suit that is made purely out of 100% cotton, specifically Tent Canvas. It was treated with a waterproofing agent, which I will attempt to first wash out with detergent and a washing cycle. I have bought two different kinds of fabric remover, Rit Proline Color Remover and regular Rit Color Remover, and will most likely try the washing machine method. Any tips? Will this ruin this suit? Thanks in advance!
What’s the proper use of the air intake damper and stovepipe damper, in operating a wood stove to heat a canvas tent?
I use a wood burning stove to heat a canvas tent. The stove is a Yukon 5. It has a damper or adjustable air intake on the door. It also has an adjustable damper in the stovepipe.
What’s the best way to operate these adjustable dampers? For the door, adjust the damper to feed just enough oxygen to the fire as is needed (presumably a lot of air when building heat or adding fuel, and relatively less when the fuel has burned down)? For the stovepipe, keep it wide open in operation except when shutting down?
Thanks in advance for your hot ideas!
If I want to make a Walled tent for arctic Temperatures Could I use a #1-30oz canvas with a #12-11.5oz double fill canvas configure in a upper case B pattern with the plumb section of the B being the #1-30oz Cotten canvas and the curved section of the B being the #12-11.5oz double fill canvas.
My though here is to have a thicker canvas on the outside being nearly impenetrable by wind and the thin canvas on the inside to create an air pocket of air that doesn’t move to cut down on heat loss within the Walled Tent
If any of you have a suggestion for insulation on a Portable structure that needs to be collapsible/rollable and small enough to line the walls of a tent with let me know...
Edit: can’t correct spelling in title fuck...
Took Kodiak Canvas tent out for a winter camp, and wondering how those that have done similar have dried them out?
It's currently covered in ice and snow that was on the bottom of the tent and sides from freezing rain and wondering about how to dry and store safely. Any tips would be appreciated.
I've got a growing family and we're looking for a good tent for the times we do car camping. The Mrs and I have a queen size air mattress, so that takes a fairly significant portion of the footprint for most 'large' tents. We found this one that seems to be tall enough to stand, with a large enough footprint for bed, wee ones, and the four legged friends as well. I haven't ever really heard the name before, but I've never delved into canvas tents so maybe I'm just a noob here.
Thanks for any opinions you've got!
Hey fellow enthusiasts, for some reason I have a desire to buy a surplus canvas tent. I’m thinking a two person pup tent or bigger. Anyone have any recommendations on where to look? Thanks!
Does anyone have a good winter setup they'd feel like sharing? I'm thinking of investing in a canvas tent with a jack for a little wood stove (looking at kodiak mainly) and was also wondering if anyone has had any success sewing in their own stove jack panel to a tent that didn't previously have one?
My boyfriend and I are planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, and this tent resort looks pretty amazing. If anyone has stayed here or somewhere similar, please share your thoughts!
My girlfriend and I are looking to up our tent game. Currently using a Coleman 4 person tent which has honestly been very good to us but is too open/vented for colder weather. Works good for summer, but a breeze in the winter blows out all the hot air the little buddy heater is filling the tent with. We camp year round throughout the US. We are looking at tents around 400$, and have seen the Gazelle is very popular, but I am willing to spend a little more to get a canvas tent like the Kodiak Canvas 10x10 6051. We don’t care about weight or size when packed down. I am curious if anyone on here has any experience or insight on canvas in the summer, and also the gazelle in snow and cold and high wind. Those are the 2 main concerns.
Have you used or do you own a large tent? I'm looking for something for 1-4 people that can accommodate a wood burning heater/stove for winter camping. I have been looking at canvas, but is it worth the weight? I have been looking at Cabela's, White Duck, Sibley, & Danchel. I have also been watching army surplus tents on Crsigslist & FB. Do you have any experiences, good, bad or neutral regarding these brands, large tent materials, or putting stoves in a tent?
I have be looking into tent options for an upcoming trip and have been torn between a gazelle T4, a shiftpod 2 and a canvas bell tent. As stated in the title I am leaning towards the canvas bell tent for future proofing reasons. But I think that it may be problematic during set up due to the lines you have to run out. The other tents I listed don't fit as well in my plans because the Gazelle T4 is a bit small for a family of four and the shiftpod 2 is a bit pricey. So I was curious if anyone here had any experience with a canvas bell tent while overlanding, and if it was a good or bad experience?
Pic in my profile. Single and have been for about 4 years. Struggling with depression, anxiety and burnout from the pace of life in a large Metropolitan area. I couldn't handle it anymore and bailed out. Yep, existential crisis. So here I am in a large canvas tent with my pup. I'm building a couple shed to house conversion cabins. Finally hoping to relax a bit.
Things about me: 100% debt free Enjoys books and learning new things. I have a wide variety of interests and skills from horticulture to I.T. I want to have an enormous organic market garden. I was a bike mechanic most of my adult life. I can fix just about anything. Sometimes when feeling discouraged or low I kinda shutdown. I love nature and how it makes me feel. There's lots more but this is a good summary.
Things I'm hoping to find in a partner: Monogamy Caring and kind soul that enjoys the simplicity of things like early morning coffee. Is well read and interested in learning things. Likes deep conversation and enjoys exploring new subjects. Has a deep appreciation for nature. Enjoys cooking, not that you have to be a great cook but I enjoy cooking and like to share that.
I'm looking for one person. This person will most likely have some life miles. Slightly damaged and carrying a bit of baggage is ok. Lets unpack together. I'm looking for a partner and will continue to look until I find her. Open to friends also. Because friends that you vibe with are really nice too.
So essentially I really like military surplus stuff and I’m looking for a tent but all I can find is those huge wall tents that cost a grand, I’m looking for something smaller and preferably freestanding, by military style I guess I mean olive drab, heavy duty etc. (Not sure if you can even get canvas waterproof but it would be a plus)