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marc D (mareco) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Scotland
About Me Construction Project Manager. Hike, climb, mountain bike and kayak.
Tent Designer.
StatePerthshire
CountryScotland
My Website URLhttp://www.trekkertent.com

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Re: MYOG Tent plans and details
Franco I see what you mean. Now that is definitely not a tent for the highlands!

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 27, 3:20am

Re: MYOG Tent plans and details
Yes, I suppose you are right. It's a very similar pole structure to the Golite Imogene, which I wouldn't think of as a tunnel tent. It's certainly not what I had in mind. I don't...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 26, 3:57pm

Re: freestanding tunnel tent
"a freestanding tunnel tent never seen one of those..." Never noticed that one before. Shows it's possible though. A strange looking beast, almost like just over half of a Tarpten...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 26, 9:22am

Freestanding winter/summit tent
I recently made a tent customized for my own needs, particularly for longer duration hikes in exposed and high wind areas. The basis of that design was to combine trekking poles with flexible al...

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
September 25, 1:54pm

Re: MYOG Tent plans and details
No, neither have I. I was hoping one of the manufacturer's would make one, I can think of many situations where it would be the ideal tent. I would certainly buy one. Anyway, I have a design...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 25, 6:04am

Re: trekking pole/dome pole solo tent
Thanks Sam. This is my favourite tent to use now, and I think it's just because of the interior space, having the width to bring the backpack into the tent and spread all the stuff out witho...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 25, 2:08am

Re: Re: MYOG Tent plans and details
Thanks Stuart. It was from reading your thread and seeing the professional job you did that originally inspired me to have an attempt myself.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 25, 1:49am

Re: Re: Re: Your MYOG tent
Thanks. I have posted some more info to MYOG.

In GEAR » Lightweight tent for Scottish Highlands?
September 23, 5:40pm

MYOG Tent plans and details
I have had some requests to provide details on a tent I designed as a solution to a problem detailed in this thread "Lightweight tent for the Scottish Highlands" (http://www.backpackingl...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 23, 4:58pm

Re: Your MYOG tent
Thankyou. I will post the plans and details on the MYOG forum if that will be of any help to anyone, it will take me a day or so to do it though. Getting the arc on the tent pole was the most...

In GEAR » Lightweight tent for Scottish Highlands?
September 22, 6:34pm

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