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All Forum Posts by Henry Shires

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Re: Re: 15D Floor
> ..does anyone know know what the tarptent notch a.. are made from We use 30D fabrics for floors and flys. -H

In GEAR » New REI Quarter Dome Tents
January 28, 10:53pm

Re: Re: New Fabric?
>..not come across mention of them having switched to a new fabric. We have been using the same fabric for nearly two years on the flysheets and the same flooring for about 10 years. It is i...

In GEAR » Can anyone do a weigh in on a contrail and a chrome dome?
January 28, 10:10am

Re: Scarp Mods
And if Ryan actually knew anything about tent design we would all perk up and genuflect at his billowing ego. But then again, he doesn't and no one cares. Ah well..

In GEAR » SCARP 2 winter mods photos
December 03, 9:27pm

Re: Why Doesn't Tarptent Seam Seal Their Tents?
It's a good question but the simple answer is that there is no machine capable of seam-taping siliconized ripstop nylon. If it were machinable we would/could do it but it isn't and we just...

In GEAR » Why Doesn't Tarptent Seam Seal Their Tents?
October 24, 1:25pm

Re: Re: Re: hilleberg vs tarptent
Ah ok, looks like it was ordered by a family member in another state for you. In any event, if we missed some thread trimming and stitch inspection then, again, we would have been happy to exchang...

In GEAR » Cloudburst 3 vs. Anjan 3
August 28, 12:46pm

Re: hilleberg vs tarptent
Sean, you've said that a couple of times on these forums and even generated a return order for the DR but then never returned it. I see now that you never ordered one from us so not sure whe...

In GEAR » Cloudburst 3 vs. Anjan 3
August 28, 12:08pm

Re: Re: Brainstorm: Tyvek + Never Wet?
My take is that anything you apply to Tyvek will reduce its breathability and if you do that then you've destroyed its best quality. I agree that Tyvek 1443R--the material we use in the Sublit...

In GEAR » Brainstorm: Tyvek + Never Wet?
August 20, 12:14pm

Re: Tarptent Rainbow help
Stephen, That's actually a 2010 or earlier Rainbow. The instructions on the website are for the current model. Please contact us on Monday and I can send you the instructions for your mode...

In GEAR » Tarptent Rainbow help
August 01, 10:25pm

Re: follow up
> He was able to adjust the sleeves where the poles insert so they no longer slip out while setting up. Just FYI, the CB3 pole sleeve straps are now manufactured that way with the strap comin...

In GEAR » CB3/Cloudburst 3 Initial impressions
July 16, 8:11am

Re: Poles
> As far as "following the money", well, it doesn't make much sense considering Hilleberg charges $600 or $800 for their tents and still uses DAC poles. Are we being duped? The...

In GEAR » Cracked alloy tent pole - what to do?
June 11, 9:32am

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