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Tent manual

All you want to find out about tents and camping

  • Before you leave

    SEAM SEALING WHEN NEEDED We recommend preparing a seam sealer for emergencies. All major seams are factory taped. Camping in conditions which cause the original seams to be continuously exposed to hea...

  • Choosing a site

    Avoid low areas, which are likely to collect water. Always choose a site with good drainage. Inspect the site and remove any sharp or protruding objects that could damage the tent floor....

  • Pitching your tent

    PITCHING Avoid low areas, which are likely to collect water. Always choose a site with good drainage. Inspect the site and remove any sharp or protruding objects that could damage the tent floor. All ...

  • How to use the guy lines?

    GUY LINES When high winds or a storm are predicted, do not count on staking alone to keep your tent secure. Depending on the model, your tent fly has built-in loops or rings at optimal guy out locatio...

  • Condensation or leakage?

    CONDENSATION AND VENTING IN POLYESTER AND NYLON TENTS Through perspiration and breathing, an adult gives off about a 1,5 litres of water overnight. If it cannot escape, the water vapour condenses to l...

  • General Tent care

    Caution with insect repellents: DEET found in many insect repellents can damage tents as can fuels.  Sweep the tent floor daily to prevent damage from stones.  Use a footprint whenever possible to min...

  • Fabric Care

    ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT COLOR TRANSFER Ultraviolet light damage to tent fabric is caused by excessive exposure to sunlight. While our fabrics are UV resistant, any synthetic fabric is susceptible to UV degr...

  • Pole Care

    • Never let tent poles snap together as this can damage the pole end. • Do not drop tent or pole bags on their ends and do not bounce a tent bag on its end to get the tent out. These actions may cut t...

  • Cleaning

    CLEANING TENT FABRIC Clean the tent by setting it up and wiping it down with a mild soap (liquid hand soap) and lukewarm water solution. Rinse thoroughly and dry completely. Never use detergent, washi...

  • When you get home

    Storage tips • Make sure the tent is completely dry, then store loosely rolled, in a dry, cool place. To prevent dust from collecting on the tent, cover it with a cloth. This allows the nylon/ polyest...