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Tarptent, Inc.
CityNevada City
My Website URLhttp://www.tarptent.com

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All Forum Posts by Henry Shires

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Re: Interesting
> I have often wondered what the cottage makers think about some of us knocking off their designs in cuben or sil, (perhaps slightly modified), and then sharing our experience and photos on the ...

In GEAR » SMD Lunar Solo E misinformation/copyright infringement
February 10, 11:26am

Re: Tarptent Moment vs Sublite Sil
> Henry - I assume you mean total volume including the vestibule as even according to your specifications, there is more floorspace in the Sublite. Yes, floorspace and peak height are two mea...

In GEAR » Taptent Moment vs Sublite Sil
January 11, 10:14pm

Re: Sublite/Moment
>Ideally what I would want, I suppose, is a Sublite/Moment crossbreed- the general dimensions of the Moment and only using the two stakes, but using trekking poles for support. But, of course, I...

In GEAR » Taptent Moment vs Sublite Sil
January 11, 9:25pm

Re: Re: Lighter tents
>I think what Henry was saying is that there won't be a huge difference in his shelters if he made them in cuben, and he didn't think most people would really notice the difference in a ...

In GEAR » Cuben contrail
January 09, 1:24pm

Re: Refuge
> The cuben version of the old SMD Refuge tent (16oz) shaved 11oz off the silnylon version (27oz) which IMO is a significant amount of weight. I think we went through this before too but the...

In GEAR » Cuben contrail
January 08, 10:08am

Re: cuben
I've said this before but the reason I haven't jumped on the cuben bandwagon is because of price. Not my cost but the end user price of a finished shelter. I try hard to keep shelters affo...

In GEAR » Cuben contrail
January 07, 11:22pm

Re: Moment (& Scarp series) crossingpole re-design
Eric, Your idea for a mod, though interesting and admirable in its intent, wont work. A pole simply wont flex that way and stay within the confines of the canopy. To get the pole to touch the a...

In GEAR » A Moment in the snow
December 16, 10:59pm

Re: internal condensation
>So, it stayed pretty dry? Can't see a whole lot from the picture. Yes, completely dry. No snow into the interior. -H

In GEAR » A Moment in the snow
December 16, 3:58pm

Re: Re: A Moment in the snow
> Much more snow and I think it might have either buckled under the red line or snapped under the pink line. My 2 cents is that, yes, much more snow would have started to permanently bend the...

In GEAR » A Moment in the snow
December 16, 3:56pm

Re: Scarp 1 Pole Termination Point
The poles have to extend past the corner and down toward the ground or they would have to way to tension the corner fabric which, in turn, pulls the inverted-V corner supports outward and prevents ...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 Pole Termination Point
November 11, 3:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Henry Shires

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I have never done this before but in this case I feel that we need to respond publicly to Demetri's complaint. Here is a copy of the letter we sent him today and a link to photos of the destroyed...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 11, 3:54pm