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Easy, dont need instructions.
Smaller pole goes to the foot end of the tent
Larger pole to the head end
assemble both poles, clip tent onto each pole then secure the “point” of the tent with a peg.

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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.
If possible, always try and find flat ground on which to pitch your tent. It makes putting up your tent a lot easier and is just generally a lot more comfortable. If you do have to pitch on a slope, position the tent so the door is facing downhill and/or in the same direction as the prevailing wind.
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.
to put tents somewhere and stay there for a while.
: to set a tent up.
The parts of a tent include the tent body, vents, tent poles, a rainfly, vestibules, bug netting/mesh, groundsheets, tent pegs (stakes), guy lines, tie out points, storage pockets (gear lofts), tent footprints, etc. Each part plays an equally important part in the construction of your tent.
Just remember, it might not be a good idea to lock your tent at night, in case of emergencies or an urgent toilet dash. A shoestring might be a better choice here; tie the zippers together as you would with a shoelace, so they`re easy to pull free should you need to evacuate urgently.
Putting it away wet is a no go, it will get mould or mildew, the material can rot, and at the very least it will make your tent smell bad. Some of the modern tents these days are enormous too, so drying them out is no mean feat.
However, almost all tents can be grouped into 1 of 4 categories based on their shape. Here are the 4 different types of tents: A-Frame tents, Pyramid tents, Hoop tents, and Dome tents.
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.
Connecting two tents is possible using tarps to create a walkway or hallway of varying sizes between the two. Sturdy cords and durable stakes are the accessories needed when creating hallways. Rainflies are also usable to prevent rain from dripping inside the tent.
you can just use stuff you find around the beach like pieces of driftwood, rocks, etc. to anchor your tent. For instance, find a smallish branch, tie your guy line to it, and then bury the branch below the sand so the line is taut. That should hold it well. Repeat for each of the lines of your tent.
The term pitch is most commonly used in British English, while the comparable term in American and Canadian English is playing field or sports field.
A tented roof (also known as a pavilion roof) is a type of polygonal hipped roof with steeply pitched slopes rising to a peak.
A loose, flappy, saggy tent is not only annoying in the wind, it`s not performing properly and can even fail under the weight of a storm. A properly pitched tent should be taut, and quiet in the wind. Improper pitching can cause condensation to worsen, stakes to pull out of the ground, and allow rain inside.
As long as the `one unit per pitch` rule is not highlighted on the pitch type information (please check this before completing your booking), you will be able to pitch your tents together on one booking. If you are not satisfied with the results generated, try breaking your booking down for more options.
A standard pitch is approximatley 10.0m in diameter. The pitches vary in shape some are oval, some are circular. Every pitch has a sunken fire pit approximatley 1.0m across and between 1.0 to 1.5m from the edge of the pitch.
Pitch a Tent on Uneven Ground

It`s better to pitch your tent perpendicular to the slope, one side lower than the other. Place folded clothes under your sleeping pad along the downhill side. This will produce a level trough that is more comfortable than an arched position.

to put tents somewhere and stay there for a while.

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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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How do I fix a tear on my tent’s floor?
ANSWER : The repair kit is for the tent not the floor to repair the floor just ues gaffa tape inside and out sidewaterproofing soak the tent with fabisol waterproofer and let dry

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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.

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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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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 resealing My Kelty tent looks like it got a bad sunburn and all the waterproofing and seam tape is flaking off. Can any ony tell me how I should go about making this tent watertight again?
ANSWER : Just get a few cans of Camp Dry or a good spray tent waterproofing. Set up the tent and brush the flaky stuff off and spray the whole tent. Allow it to dry completely before refolding. I usually get about 3 years out of one application. The seam tape can be resecured with seam repair products. There are gels, tapes and what look like glue sticks.

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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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