10′ X 10′ Sundome Tent 9160K101

Hi Guys, I have a tent pole which goes through the centre of my tent. A
tough outback tent from Australia. Imagine if you will a t-**** shaped
tent. The centre pole needs to be strong and when pushed up through the
centre holds up the tent.
The existing pole is telescopic. A pole
fits inside the other and when the pole is lengthen to raise the tent
to required height you have to turn the screw at the side of the pole
TIGHT to prevent the pole from closing together the two pieces.
is that in a good wind the pole does work itself free and start closing
dropping the tent. How c
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Most tents are designed to withstand a certain amount of wind, however speeds over 30 mph can cause damage.
Set pegs at a 45 degree into the ground and adjust guy rope to keep the fly taut. Loose, flapping parts are more likely to tear. Avoid leaving the door or flaps open that might catch in the wind. Do what you can and accept the weather – try to get some sleep.
If you`re looking for a wind-resistant tent, look for double-walled tents. A good rain fly that`s tied down with guy lines has much more resistance to stop strong wind than one layer of fabric. Also, pay attention to the quality of the zippers because you don`t want to let the wind inside the tent.
In addition to using tent stakes, try attaching sandbags or weights to the legs of your canopy. Canopy sandbags can be filled with a material like sand or pebbles and provide additional weight to help your canopy resist the wind.
Most tents, when not using stakes, are made to withstand winds up to 20 miles per hour. If stakes are used, then this capability increases to 40 miles per hour. The majority of tents manufactured are not meant to withstand wind gusts over 50 miles per hour.
Mountaineering tents/expedition tents withstand strong wind as well as snow; many are also designed to be left set up for long periods of time.
Though many campers will orient a tent with the smaller side facing the wind for reduced resistance, it`s more important to place the side that has the strongest pole structure facing the wind.
One way a tent frame collapses is when water pools on the canopy top and adds more weight than the frame can handle. This typically happens because the canopy isn`t cut to fit tightly on the frame, so when there`s heavy rain, it`s easy for puddles of water to form.
The most important thing to keep your tent dry in the rain is waterproofing it. While most tents are water-resistant, they probably aren`t waterproof. So, you should prepare for heavy downpours by preparing your tent with a waterproof spray like Nikwax`s Tent & Gear spray.
They also usually come with strong, thick poles and will hold up much better against the wind. Again, a clear win for canvas. Canvas tents are often more expensive than nylon tents! – However, when considering value for money durability also needs to be taken into account.
There are many benefits of sidewalls for your tent. They keep out inclement weather and wind, keep the air still underneath, allow for climate-controlled tents, and protect your event from outdoor variables.
If you are planning on locking your tent, a small cable lock or padlock will do the job. These make it easy to loop together and lock the two tent zippers on any tent door, preventing unwanted intruders. There will be holes in the zippers for the padlock or cable to pass through.
A downside of dome tents is that they tend to catch in the wind and be flattened or blown away.

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Square tent with 2 types gazebo poles, varenda, 2 side windows
ANSWER : The 2 longest of the poles go in an x over the center of the tent and the 2 shorter ones go arch to the sides. http://www.wenzelco.com/details.aspx?NavID=412shows a picture very similar to your tent. If you go to image 2 it shows it with out the fly. now if you got 2 sets of 4 poles, 2 long and 2 short, and one set is all aluminum, then I would go with the aluminum set. It is less likely to collapse in high winds.

Swiss Gear Tent – Broken Poles SG33071F
ANSWER : Take a look on amazon for replacement. here: Amazon com tent poles. I hope this was helpful. Cheers

I need new poles for Swiss Gear tent # SG33071F
ANSWER : Go to Home depot and buy a tube that fit the pole. Cut it into 5 or 6 inches for the broken areas. It costs me less than 2 dollars. Let me know how it turn out on yours.

How to stabalize four tent poles in an open area.
ANSWER : If you get four sturdy poles (not normal tent poles) then the best thing to do is to stake the four poles into the ground at a 60 degree angle with the top away from the tent and then use the tension created by the angle to support the tarp.

I have stripped the thread in an extendable tent pole.
ANSWER : If you go to any good tool store or engineering store you can get what is known as helecoil insert.just tell them the inside diam of the pole.they will probably put it in for you if yuo take the pole along.hope this will help.regards barry.

My basketball hoop broke and I have a pole cemented in the ground. Can you buy just the hoop/backboard itself and attach to the pole or do I have to cut the pole and start over?
ANSWER : Sorry I know nothing about basketball but it seems a crying shame to cut down the pole even if you can’t find a replacement hoop and board.

I have faced many similar things and I find remembering the wise old saying “in order to get the right answer it is important to first ask the right question”…

I suggest you ask around those who should know such things – the coach at the local schools, local teams. If you don’t get satisfaction then why not ask your local repair shop or fabricator if they can make what you need at a reasonable cost.

Need a whole new set of poles for tent model number SG33071F. This is a great tent just need new poles caught in a wind storm
ANSWER : Me too! Did you ever find new poles?