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Tent!

PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:39 pm
by Daggermouth
Does anyone know where I can pick up a tent for cheap. It only needs to sleep 2-4, and the only requirements are that it doesn't smell or leak. Looking to spend $15-$40.

Re: Tent!

PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:59 pm
by Fool
Daggermouth wrote:Does anyone know where I can pick up a tent for cheap. It only needs to sleep 2-4, and the only requirements are that it doesn't smell or leak. Looking to spend $15-$40.


I've always felt if you're going to spend money on *anything* while camping, it should be a tent. Easiest way to not get wet if it rains. Buy something nice imo.

Also make sure its on top of a tarp with the sides rolled in a little.

Re: Tent!

PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:25 pm
by Guy In Suit
I can get you a tent in your pants for $10.

Tent!

PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:18 pm
by Daggermouth
Lol. I should've seen that one cumming.

If I can't find something lightly used I'll probably end up spending a bit more. I totally agree on buying something that'll stay in one piece.

Re: Tent!

PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:52 pm
by WickerNipple
All depends on what you're doing.

If you're backpacking or venturing into the actual wild for real you want to spend real money on a tent, without question. Weight and packed size are huge concerns and it could totally save your life. Buy the newest hawt shit nano-carbon aerospace designed micro habit you can afford.

If you're car camping or pitching in your backyard? A cheap tent is better for a lot of reasons. This looks like the exact tent I've owned for 15 years: http://www.kmart.com/northwest-territory-sierra-dome-backpack-tent/p-089W077231110001P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1. It's bulky and heavy and cheap - but the floor is indestructible heavy grade tarp, it's never leaked and it sets up in about 2 minutes total. It's in stock at 8th St and 34th St.

4's tight, but you could sleep 4 - there just wouldn't be much moving around. It's so cheap I'd just buy 2 for 4 people. :)

Tent!

PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:58 pm
by Daggermouth
That's absolutely perfect. Thank you so much!!

Re: Tent!

PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:42 am
by Guy In Suit
Damn that actual tent is cheaper than quite a few boner tents.