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The answer is yes, but there are some requirements. Here is some info about how tents typically get setup on cement. First off, the type of tent best fit for this setup is a FRAME TENT (versus a POLE TENT). These are tents that can stand up on their own without the use of ropes / stakes.
Keep away from setting up where there is washout (leaves and the dirt pattern is a good solid indicator). The tent should be placed in a position that allows water to drain away from the tent, so that you don`t have a river running through it. Set up your tent away from where you are going to be eating.
Even though dome tents look difficult to set up alone, they are actually one of the easiest tents to assemble by yourself! If you have a newer dome tent, it is simpler than ever to put one together. However, a lost instruction manual can mean the difference between an easy task and a much more difficult one.
Even though dome tents look difficult to set up alone, they are actually one of the easiest tents to assemble by yourself! If you have a newer dome tent, it is simpler than ever to put one together. However, a lost instruction manual can mean the difference between an easy task and a much more difficult one.
The best way to check your tent`s need for reproofing is to test it yourself using a water spray. If the water isn`t beading on the outside of the tent, or you notice it soaking through in places (tent-enthusiasts call this `wetting out`), then it could probably do with a little TLC: tent love and care.
Always take a tarp

If you are camping on wet ground, you can use your tarp as a groundsheet under your tent to prevent moisture from coming in through the floor. Make sure your tarp doesn`t poke out of the edges, though, or it will collect water and cause more issues than it solves.

A ground cover, or tent “footprint,” is a surprisingly effective way to keep your tent dry inside. When it rains, put a footprint under your tent. Using a cover under your tent will keep your tent dry and warm and extend the life of your tent since rocky or uneven ground can damage your tent`s floor.
Adding a tarp under your tent creates a barrier between your tent and the cool dewy earth beneath, which will help prevent moisture under your tent. The tarp will also protect your tent from condensation inside the tent as it lowers the temperature difference between the tent`s surface and the ground.
One person can easily put up an instant tent depending on its size and design. If the tent is a 6- to 10-person tent, it can be harder to set up and install the rainfly. However, if the design of the tent is simple enough, one person can probably still manage it.
Ease of Setup

Some companies recommend three to four people as ideal for setting their tents up, which may be more than you have available.

Tip 1: Find Flat Ground

Try to stay away from hills as much as possible. Your top priority should be finding flat ground. Once you find it, clear it of any debris – rocks, sticks, leaves and trash. This will make being in your tent more comfortable and prevent damage to the bottom of your tent.

Pop-up tents are the fastest tents to set up. They`re already assembled, with all the extra-bendy poles already inside the tent sleeves, and packed into a round package. You simply need to take the pop-up tent out of the bag, and, as the name implies, it pops open.
How do you secure a tent at night? Tying a shoestring between your tent zippers from the inside is an easy way to secure your tent at night, while still making it easy to escape in an emergency.
Whatever option you choose, always use a ground cover under your tent. This will help keep moisture from seeping through your tent, getting your gear wet, and will protect the life of your tent. Abrasive ground will wear out the floor of any tent no matter how durable it is, so ground cover or tarp protects the tent.
It`s important to bring tent floor pads with you when you go camping. You can easily find tent flooring pads in various sizes, shapes and thicknesses for various purposes. The four main types of tent floor mats are foam tiles, moving blankets, yoga mats and outdoor carpeting.
Exposure to the elements: Over time, the effects of wind and rain can weaken the fabric of your tent. This can reduce water resistance and compromise stitching or tensile strength, resulting in rips or tears. Ultraviolet (UV) light: Long-term exposure to the sun`s rays can damage a tent by degrading the fabric.
You simply need to purchase a safe, robust electric hook up cable (our picks are below) plug it into the point and run the cable into your tent. From there you`ll be able to plug in standard 3-pin plugs into it and use your appliances (or at least some of them).
Well, the outer wall of a tent protects it from the air, water, and other elements by using extra-durable material. On the other hand, the inner layer is more breathable, allows better ventilation inside the tent, and prevents the build-up of condensation.
If you`re getting ready for rain as you set up your tent, simply use paracord to string up an extra tarp roof above your tent. This will act as an extra barrier against wind and rain and help keep you dry.
After your tent seams are completely secure and waterproof, they`ll remain that way for years. Usually, sealing your tent seams is a one-time, permanent fix. Unless you`re backpacking in harsh conditions for months on end, you`ll only have to reseal the seams once every 8-10 years.
If a tent is packed away wet, then mould will develop on the taped seams, and fabric. This degrades the fabric to the point it is no longer repairable. The tent will begin to smell very strongly, and we pitch them indoors, making it quite difficult to pitch.
Storing a wet tent can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, which can weaken the materials and cause unpleasant odors. It can also attract insects and cause the tent to become musty. To avoid these issues, it`s best to always dry the tent completely before storing it.
Put a tarp or ground cloth under your tent.

Not only will this help protect your tent, it adds another layer between you and the wet ground. Just be sure the tarp is not bigger than the tent bottom. Any edge of the tarp sticking out can allow water to puddle around and under your tent.

To make a basic A-frame over the top of your tent that will shed water or protect you from the sun, you will need a tarp about 4 feet bigger than the floor of your tent. So a 10 x 10 foot tent will need a 14 x 14 foot tarp to cover it for a decent shelter.

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Centre pole is failing to hold tent up in any real wind
ANSWER : TRY DRILLING A SMALL HOLE ON THE INNER POLE SLIGHTLY SMALLER THAN THE DIAMETER OF THE SCREW. U WILL WANT TO DRILL SMALL HOELS EVERY FEW INCHES(CM) SO THAT U WILL BE ABLE TO SET THE POLE AT VARIOUS HEIGHTS IN THE FUTURE.

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Im looking manual instructions for coleman Sahara tent
ANSWER : Go on youtube, you will find some excellent videos on how to….on a range of tents. I saw the coleman sahara tent on a video last year as I was considering buying one! Good luck!

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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

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The instructions I got are not exactly for the tent in the bag, so I need to find out the specific instructions for my tent rther than the generic instructions it came with.
ANSWER : Search on the internet for the manufacturer’s name, and the tent model. Most have instruction sheets downloadable from their websites. If that doesn’t work, and they can’t help you by email, then try to find a scout troop or outdoors club in your area, who may be able to help you find instructions or even someone with a similar tent.

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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.

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Instruction for setup of American Camper tent 8×11
ANSWER : Finally figured it out through trial and error. This right here is the only correct explanation given anywhere on the net.

First, make sure you have all of your poles. There will be 4 straight green ones, 4 straight blue, 4 straight burgundy with plastic feet, 4 curved yellow, 2 small orange arches, a straight pink and a straight white.

Before you start putting the poles together, stake the tent down at every loop point around the base of the tent. There should be 10 of them. Make sure they’re fairly tight and the floor of the tent is taught and flat but not so tight that you tear the tent at the seam. Stake 1 corner first. Then put the second stake through the second loop in order and using a firm pressure, pull away from the first stake, along the line of the tent base, make taught and push the second stake into the ground. Repeat until finished.

The first pole assembly uses in this order, going out from the yellow arch, which is in the center. From one side of that arch, add one green, then a curved yellow, then another green and a burgundy at the bottom. Do the same from the other side of the center arch piece.

This arch outlines the door and goes through the 3 loops on the front of the tent, around the door, so the poles hold the tent up. the loops at the bottom are not for the poles. Every loop around the bottom are where the stakes go to hold it down. For now point the feet towards the back of the tent wherever they will stand on their own. You can fine tune it and firm it up once you get the second arch in place.

All green ones should now be used up.

For the second arch, do the same thing but use the blue instead of the green. So from the one side of the yellow arch, 1 blue, 1 curved yellow, one blue and one burgundy. Same order from the other side of the arch.

Now all the poles should be used up except for the straight pink one and the straight white one. These two go together to make a straight pole that goes through the metal loops attached to the yellow arch pieces and locks the two arch assemblies apart at the top.

Now this takes some maneuvering and some word smithery to describe but what you want to do is make sure the feet of the front arch assembly, are pointed towards the back of the tent and stop at the side. The back arch feet will point towards the front of the tent. They both stop about 6 inches BEFORE the center tie down loop on the SIDES of the tent, on either side of the center loop. The front arch will actually lean forward, with the feet pointed behind it and wedged into the ground, right up against the tent at the bottom, move it around until you have a nice firm feel to it. Same with the back arch but this one will lean away from the back of the tent and the feet pointed towards the front. Once you get the back arch into place, it will really firm up and won’t budge.

Another way to describe it would be that the two arch assemblies feet will point towards each other at the side of the tent, about 6 inches before they reach the center loop on either side.

Hope this helped. =)
Posted on Jul 04, 2015

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Tent I bought a tent the name on the outside says South Mountain.Not sure how to put up. It has two long rods & two short ones it looks like there are two rain gaurds also. There are no instrutions that came with this tent. Are there any pics that that show how to put up. I think the tent is around five years old.
ANSWER : It has to be similar to this (see link below). Most tents assemble in similar ways. Insert rods through the sleeves. Hook one side of the rod to one corner, arch the rods and hook the other side of the rod to the opposite corner. Repeat for the other rod.

http://www.coleman.com/coleman/images/pdf/2000000136.PDF

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