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    A guy at work that spend a lot of time in the hills raves about these:

    https://www.sixmoondesigns.com/collections/tents

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarvo View Post
    Cheers guys
    Some Brands I never heard of "Big Agnes+Hilleberg" for example

    Was a huge Macpac fan b4 they went offshore - I imagine the up top end still passes the Q test ??

    I was leaning towards the MSR Hubba 2 man - for weight and compactness and undercover storage etc
    @gadgetman - can you elaborate on what you mean Re "able to pitch the fly first, or even better the fly and inner connected" please
    I went from a MSR to a "Big Agnes" Fly Creek tent and I love it. Light, strong and has heaps of good features.
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    Kuiu Mountain Star

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
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    Did you go with carbon poles and have you used it much yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    Did you go with carbon poles and have you used it much yet?
    Went with carbon poles, once set up it is very rigid and sturdy. I have used it about 6 or 7 times. Haven't been in any serious weather yet.

    I really like the exterior sections to the tent, makes it ideal for a 2 person as each guy can have one side of the tent to himself to store gear / boots / rifle.

    Pretty quick to setup and ultra light. A few little handy pockets on the inside too which is helpful. I'm happy with my purchase, I think it would go well in serious weather.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
    Went with carbon poles, once set up it is very rigid and sturdy. I have used it about 6 or 7 times. Haven't been in any serious weather yet.

    I really like the exterior sections to the tent, makes it ideal for a 2 person as each guy can have one side of the tent to himself to store gear / boots / rifle.

    Pretty quick to setup and ultra light. A few little handy pockets on the inside too which is helpful. I'm happy with my purchase, I think it would go well in serious weather.
    Hi
    can I ask price you paid please
    cheers
    Peter

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
    Went with carbon poles, once set up it is very rigid and sturdy. I have used it about 6 or 7 times. Haven't been in any serious weather yet.

    I really like the exterior sections to the tent, makes it ideal for a 2 person as each guy can have one side of the tent to himself to store gear / boots / rifle.

    Pretty quick to setup and ultra light. A few little handy pockets on the inside too which is helpful. I'm happy with my purchase, I think it would go well in serious weather.
    Yeah they're pretty good little units.
    And nice and light
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy79 View Post
    My MSR Access2 tent has served me well. 4 season tent approx 2kg. not hard to put up/take down
    +1 on the MSR Access 2, take a look at the pole design in particular https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcYYsBlfG1U[/URL]


    MSR Hubba range are great tents, but very lightweight construction and not suited to use on the tops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarvo View Post
    Hi
    can I ask price you paid please
    cheers
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    I can't remember really, about $650. Give or take
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    Yeah you won't really find much in the way of deals for one. Generally max of 15% off but that rarely happens

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    I'd also consider the Kuiu Shelter, just had a look. Seem's like a pretty good ultra light piece of kit. 800ish grams including pegs. Doesn't include floor though. $300USD. Our exchange rate is pretty good at the moment too.

    My mountain star is 1.4KG including pegs. It would hold up better in shitty situations though.
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    https://youtu.be/5NpyBTinN5U

    Crap vid but you get the idea, was my mates , brand new bought for the tahr ballot last year. I dont think id buy one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by savage270 View Post
    https://youtu.be/5NpyBTinN5U

    Crap vid but you get the idea, was my mates , brand new bought for the tahr ballot last year. I dont think id buy one.
    Which Tent ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Savage1 View Post
    A guy at work that spend a lot of time in the hills raves about these:

    https://www.sixmoondesigns.com/collections/tents
    Mmm nice aye?
    Dan M

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    Did you go with carbon poles and have you used it much yet?
    Was about to ask you the same thing @Nibblet?
    Dan M

 

 

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