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OEX Lightweight and Compact Jackal III Tent for 3 People, 3 Man Tent, Camping Tent for 3 People, Backpacking Tent, Hiking Tent, Wild Camping Tent, Camping Equipment

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The groundsheet is pre-attached, making pitching easy and keeping insects out, while the extended front porch gives you room to relax and plenty of space to store your gear. The material the product is made from is often a sign of the quality for Weekend Tents. Take a look at the product details over at Go Outdoors to get a feel for this. On the other hand, it is low profile, the poles are a quality aluminum, and its waterproof rating is simply excellent. So this is a tent for practically any environment and climate, suitable for a year-round use. To give that price some context we then looked at all of the products available from Go Outdoors in the Weekend Tents category. We found 16 items in total. What’s the price of Weekend Tents? The flysheet is very waterproof (rated to 5000mm) with a fire-retardant coating which will self-extinguish if exposed to flame.

Very minor downside, can be a little tough getting the poles in there straps as they have limited tensioning allowance and the eyebrow canopy is quite tight too.The front porch area has a big groundsheet that rolls out of the way when you don’t need it. However, we had lots of wet ground at our pitch so it was greatly appreciated and a very handy feature. There was plenty of room for us all and we made full use of the large front porch area to cook in. The durable poly flysheet won't falter in arduous conditions and will give you years of service, being very waterproof (rated to 5000mm) and treated with a fire-retardant coating which will self-extinguish if exposed to flame. It rained a little last night and we stayed perfectly dry. It was also quite windy and it felt nice and sturdy. I’d have no hesitation in taking this out on the fells. The hydrostatic head of 5000mm exceeds most other tents and puts it firmly in the same league as serious mountain tents. Its simple tunnel design, robust flysheet and groundsheet and aluminium poles make it tough enough to protect you from stormy weather. The groundsheet is pre-attached, making pitching easy and keeping insects out. The compact front porch gives you room to store your wet kit and boots.

Its simple 'apex' pole design makes it stay sturdy in high wind. The fire retardant, 5000HH rated flysheet will shield you from wind, rain and snow. It comes with its downsides though. It’s massive. You aren’t lugging this thing far from your car. It’s also not very waterproof at all. A recent adventure confirmed this when I awoke with the entire bottom half of my doss bag in a puddle. Doors on each side let you choose your entry point according to the prevailing wind, and can also be opened as vents when camping in warmer weather. But there is also a large vestibule, again no numbers are given, my estimate is you have around 30 ft² (2.8 m²). So all together this is a lot of space. Yet, the tent is best suited for two people. Have owned this tent for 4 years now and it has been used a lot. It is a fantastic bit of kit. Still looks as new despite multiple weekends of use each year.I said that there were snow flakes in the air on the morning we woke on Loch Morlich. Well lets just say that the drive to Loch Muich was rather entertaining, as was he walk from the carpark to the Loch. There are however some methods that you can use to determine a product’s quality without needing to physically have it. With that end being just that little bit lower, it’s a little more aerodynamic and experiences less buffeted by the wind. Also, on the aerodynamic front, the mesh pole sleeves that reduce wind resistance are a must. They lower the amount of wind resistance and tent movement often experienced on similar tents without them.

OEX Endura poles are made using 7001 aluminium with T6 heat treatment conditioning, for the ultimate tensile strength and high yield propertiesAll in all, very happy with this. Serious bargain. I think you’d struggle to find a better 3 man tent for even double what I paid for this. That got us thinking though, that we’re looking at every possible item from OEX so it would be good to narrow our search down even further and only look at OEX branded products within the Weekend Tents category. The cost of OEX Weekend Tents This is where our Feb 2020 Aviemore trip comes to an abrupt end, resulting in us returning to the West Midlands in the early hours of the next day with quite an aggressive weather front in tow. There are currently no images uploaded by members for this Tent. If you have a photo, be the first to upload one. Klarna's Pay in 3 / Pay in 30 days are unregulated credit agreements. Borrowing more than you can afford or paying late may negatively impact your financial status and ability to obtain credit. 18+, UK residents only. Subject to status. Late fees may apply. Ts&Cs apply.

Light, sturdy and simply pitched, with ample room for three adventurers travelling light. Simple two-pole tunnel design Delivered Monday to Saturday 8am-8pm, excluding bank holidays. Once despatched you will receive updates from the courier. Regarding the size, the tent is officially for three people. They do not provide the exact number for the area, but my estimate is that you have around 43 ft² (4 m²) in the inner tent. It is difficult to imagine three people inside but perhaps this is possible.Another factor that can be a great indication of product quality is the brand. Brands like OEX are of course extremely well known, especially for Weekend Tents.

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