tents

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  1. duckslider

    duckslider unintentionaldrifter

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  3. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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  4. duckslider

    duckslider unintentionaldrifter

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    Just bought a Hi Country 'Bourke' dome tent for $40 from Aussie Disposals.It'll do!:-)
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  5. Andrew2

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    duckslider unintentionaldrifter

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  7. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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    We have a $50 tent at the moment, it was just a stop gap tent till we found something a bit better.

    Looking at this

    VANGO METEOR 300 - ANTHRACITE - 3 PERSON TENT
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  8. Dukehunt

    Dukehunt Lost in Translation Nev 2.0 Super Moderator

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    @Redback Vango make very good tents, one of the features I really like is the "pitch in one" makes for a fast setup and pack up..
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  9. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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    At first I thought that's weird having to set up the fly then setup the inner everytime, yeah nuh, but when I noticed it was only the initial set up after that it was all in one I thought, yeah that's a good idea.

    It should give us that bit more room we want and it's light and compact too.
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  10. GelandeRoadie

    GelandeRoadie Been here awhile

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    Hi, I have a Denali Vortex 2, very happy with it. I think it is really a one person. I think I got it from Anaconda when they had a special on. Reasonably compact but still has room for all my gear inside (I have a fear of things crawling in my gear overnight!). So far it has been good in bad weather.

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  11. Clancy

    Clancy Long timer

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    +1 on that. I've got a Vango Halo 300 and it's close to the best tent I've owned. Bought a 3 man for that extra bit of room.
    The inner stays attached to the outer and it goes up as one. You can do it as two pieces if you want to but why would you.
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  12. GelandeRoadie

    GelandeRoadie Been here awhile

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    @Redback, I agree with Dukehunt, Vango are good. I have the Omega 350 for car camping. It has lots of room. I have used it on the bike once, I think it is too big for the bike.
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  13. Boxa

    Boxa 2 Smoking Barrels

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    Ive got a Omega 350 for the bike. Bought it for Phillip Island. I pull the inner out first then the outer, I find it easier to pack small that way. You can put it in different bags. Great for camping 2 up but too hot for summer.

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  14. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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    Purchased this yesterday, VANGO Pulsar 300 + Footprint.

    [​IMG]
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  15. KDB

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    Found this on a rubbish heap for free . Weight of a feather packs into a cigarette pack. What more do you need... IMG_20181022_131758.jpg
  16. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    You're not a Scotsman are you? :scratch

    While I admire the thrift, I have doubts regarding water and weather resistance for overnight camping, as opposed to a the day at the beach.
  17. KDB

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    No aussie ingenious. I water tested it, if it it lasts a few trips it's all good
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    cascade63 Gone.

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    Scored this off Gumtree half price and used twice. I like the idea of the vertical lower sides, things like a warehouse inside & only 2.5kg
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    $450-650 new on ebay depending on size
  20. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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    Great score mate and a tent we looked at too.

    The Vango Pulsar is only 3.5kg and the major reason we chose it, all the other equivilent size tents were 5.0kg to 7.0kg and for $300 I wanted something with some storage and a bit more warmth than the $50 tent from KMART which was very poor in cold conditions.