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    Best Tent

    Thinking of getting a MSR Hubba Hubba anyone got good review or suggest a tent , really want a cross pole type tent, lightweight 1-2 person. generally always on my own but find 1 person tent to small so don't mind carrying 2 p tent.

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    I hear that they are good tents and agree with you that the two man provides that little bit of extra room.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Your right and the hubba hubba is mint... Just a prick to erect in the windy pissun down rain on ur own.... Go on try it!!!!!! I dare you

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldbob View Post
    Your right and the hubba hubba is mint... Just a prick to erect in the windy pissun down rain on ur own.... Go on try it!!!!!! I dare you
    What do you suggest then? mine is shit
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    My 2cents

    Was in the same situation 6 months ago and purhased a macpac minaret.
    Great tent for 1, small for 2, has an angled floor plan meaning one person needs to be short to fit.

    Very wateproof floor and I thnk a bt more durable than the hubba. Easy to pitch, even with 1 person, goes up quick Can be pitched with fly in place so great if it is raining or you can even just leave the inner at home and pitch the outer to save weight.

    Does have a small vestibule, you can cook in it but not much room for storing gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldbob View Post
    Just a prick to erect in the windy pissun down rain
    You should put it up before the rain starts then BB. I have at least a half a dozen tents/shelters from a hootchie, tthrough Hennessy hammock, to various two man and four man tents. The best one is the one that doesn't leak that you are in when it is pissing down with rain.
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    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
    Rule 1: Treat every firearm as loaded
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    Rule 3: Load a firearm only when ready to fire
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
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    Rule 6: Store firearms and ammunition safely
    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    What do you suggest then? mine is shit
    Visions of a swearing fat ass bounding down a mountain after an elusive fly lol

    I suggest you enlist a rock or four an "the knack"
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    I bought a MSR hoop as its a little longer than the Hubba Hubba. Great tent. Nice and light. Good quality. Haven't been wet in it yet

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    [QUOTE=Dino;49144]My 2centsWas in the same situation 6 months ago and purhased a macpac minaret. Great tent for 1, small for 2, has an angled floor plan meaning one person needs to be short to fit. Very wateproof floor and I thnk a bt more durable than the hubba. Easy to pitch, even with 1 person, goes up quick Can be pitched with fly in place so great if it is raining or you can even just leave the inner at home and pitch the outer to save weight. Does have a small vestibule, you can cook in it but not much room for storing gear.Cheers + 1 they are the shit . You summed the features bang on Dino . Don't no how good the msr tent is , but would have to be good to match or better the minaret
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    Mates of mine lived in a MSR for two winters, one while paddling through Fiordland, the other while paddling around the South Island. Still going strong, which speaks volumes I think. Reason I got a Hoop was because it was a tad longer

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    Thanks for your replies , did a lot of searching / reviews on internet and have bought a " Hilleberg Tent " made in Sweden, Akto is the model . Hope it is here by Labour w/e

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldbob View Post
    Your right and the hubba hubba is mint... Just a prick to erect in the windy pissun down rain on ur own.... Go on try it!!!!!! I dare you
    Hubba HP on my side, very happy with it. Best tent I've owned. Lots of options for cutting down weight, fly + footprint weights 3/5 of fcukall :-)

    And you can pitch the fly first and then clip up the inner from under cover...

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    I will put forward my view towards the tent issue as I went through this about 6 months ago, most of my hunting is in Fiordland where I have used a number of different brands, as I am like most of us getting older and looking at better lite weight gear, I have settled with Exped Venus II for these reasons, better water rating 10,000 mm floor compared to the MSR, comes complete with everything,European design with alot of thought put into it.Should handle what NZ conditions throw our way, good under cover area for cooking, lite weight pegs, repair kit, better overall waterproof rating, can be put up fly only which is super lite.
    Check out Bivouac website it is worth checking out, good for a 2 or even 3 at a squeeze but great for 1 person as the all up weight is 2.4 kg.
    Hope this helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by boxer61 View Post
    Thanks for your replies , did a lot of searching / reviews on internet and have bought a " Hilleberg Tent " made in Sweden, Akto is the model . Hope it is here by Labour w/e
    how is the tent?, thinking of a nalla gt but seems a little $$steep

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    Terra Nova are a herd tent to go past. This is the Solar Competition.

    http://www.outdooraction.co.nz/shop-...erra-nova.html




 

 

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