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A lot of good and correct things have been said here. However I want to add something: When I used to sleep in a tent, I took a UCO candle lantern (http://www.amazon.de/Relags-UCO-Kerzenlaterne/dp/B0028BY9N8) to give me light, but also heat. It works similar to the hot stone, but is much more safe and easy to operate. If the tent is good enough, this small ...


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I have used a fuel stove to warm the air inside the tent before, the draw back on this is that you need to bring extra fuel. This method is only suitable for certain type of fuel stoves - the one that burns fuel thoroughly because carbon monoxide is poisonous & it does not heat up the ground below because you don't want a hole on the floor of your tent. ...


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You say that the tent is held up by a single straight pole. That pole looks pretty minimal for the job, so if you make a straight replacement you'll likely face the same issue again. If you walk with trekking poles, you may have the option of using one as a tent pole if you use a little ingenuity. Much stronger. I've been doing this for years. ...


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This is my favorite clear plastic tent. I saw one of these at a distance, but could not get close to it to see the details of its construction: http://www.toxel.com/tech/2010/11/20/transparent-camping-tent/ I am planning to try to make one of these for myself using heavy crystal clear pvc film and sewing it with an industrial sewing machine. To keep it ...


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You can dig a hole then burn wood in it when it turns to coals put dirt back on it then tent over that believe me it works good


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Salt, sand and moisture are a bad combo for anything and everything. The salty sea air will wreak havoc on all your gear over time. You won't have to worry about it too much just for occasional use, but I would recommend at least rinsing your tent with fresh water before storing it away. There are impregnatng agents and cleaners that you can buy that are ...



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