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

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Cost comparison
Just wanted to note that the Squall 2 (including stakes) is $225 and the Europa (not including stakes) is $290. You can't find that information in the article although it is listed in each of the i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tent Comparison: Tarptent Squall 2 and Six Moon Designs Europa
October 12, 11:22am

Re: Re: Re: Double Rainbow in the Wind
> Can we all just admit that the Rainbow and Double Rainbow weren't designed to be bomber tents and accept that there will be problems when they encounter alpine conditions? Miguel, I'll be the ...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow in the Wind
October 07, 10:42am

Re: Re: Double Rainbow in the Wind
Actually, I do think more guylines would have made a big difference. Of course the structure would have flexed and twisted some but not to that extent. As I stated earlier, guying the beak halves ...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow in the Wind
October 06, 6:49pm

Re: Re: Double Rainbow in the Wind
Hi Miguel, Yes, hiking pole support is a good idea. We can certainly provide grommets or loops at that point (on request anyway). Seems like a workable thing. There are always tradeoffs to any...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow in the Wind
October 03, 11:06pm

Re: Double Rainbow in the Wind
Miguel et al., Before everyone gets too excited here, I want to state for the record that the beak pitch is incorrect. Notice that the beak is crossed and each half staked directly to the ground...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow in the Wind
October 03, 7:07pm

Re: Re: A Note for TARPTENT RAINBOW Owners
>.. The various solutions are all pretty easy, so there's no reason for users to "do nothing" and then getting themselves into a bind out there. I'm happy to send out grommets or, for anyone who...

In GEAR » A Note for TARPTENT RAINBOW Owners
September 23, 11:59am

Re: Retrofit Tarptent Rainbow
Actually, a pole trim will work just fine in most cases since the line tighteners will pull the sleeve down and take up any additional slack. Alternately, sewing on an extra grommet tab to create a...

In GEAR » A Note for TARPTENT RAINBOW Owners
September 17, 10:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Spotlite review
>Have you considered a door in the side rather in front, this would seem more convenient for entry/egress, with little change to tent? Side designs have other issues, most notably rain falling...

In GEAR » NEW Tarptent
September 12, 11:06pm

Re: weaknesses?
>The Contrail looks pretty bomber for a tarptent, but I have one concern. The rear storm flap on the Contrail is taking the place of the usual overhanging foot beak, but can an interior flap really...

In GEAR » NEW Tarptent
September 12, 10:58pm

Re: Contrail - Floor weight? 6 oz?
Hi David, The Contrail floor is about 4 1/2" ounces including the floor, pullouts, and cording--Virga 2 floor is heavier because it contains a zipper and more fabric. The Virga 2 floor was 5-pi...

In GEAR » NEW Tarptent
September 12, 10:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Henry Shires

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TarpTent
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