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

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All Forum Posts by Henry Shires

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Re: Re: SS2
> One things that annoyed me a bit is that the outer zip Is one way only so could not get enough ventilation in as the vents are very small. Both zippered ends have a shockcorded elastic loo...

In GEAR » Best UL 2 person Shelter
December 11, 3:44pm

Solid inner fabric
Sorry about the material description omission. The fabric is 1.1-ounce 30d calendared ripstop nylon. We use the same fabric for the optional liners on the Moment, Rainbow, and Double Rainbow as we...

In GEAR » Tarptent Stratospire solid inner?
November 26, 1:01pm

Re: Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
Franco beat me to it but, yes, "spooning" is in no way required when sleeping two in the StratoSpire 1. The interior easily widens to fit two side-by-side 20" pads. It is not tru...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
September 19, 10:44am

Re: If the ground ain't flat?
> Would the apex pullouts provide any benefit vis a vis a taut pitch if the ground under the shelter isn't flat or level? I've had to camp on some pretty bumpy spots. Yes, I suppose f...

In GEAR » Survey of lightweight one-person shelters?
September 17, 5:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Survey of lightweight one-person shelters?
> 1. A slightly larger interior size (a little wider sleeping compartment). No. Widening the middle is technically not a problem but widening the ends would require longer struts and make fo...

In GEAR » Survey of lightweight one-person shelters?
September 17, 5:02pm

Re: Survey of lightweight one-person shelters?
Thanks, Jason, for the link the nielsenbrownoutdoors site. I posted this response there but I'll post it here too. Just to let you all know, we are happy to install the apex pullouts on req...

In GEAR » Survey of lightweight one-person shelters?
September 17, 4:17pm

Re: 2-Person Shelters TSW - Looking for feedback for my next in-depth article!
Any weight cutoffs limit the scope of your article and bias the results. Your definition of acceptability for "SUL/XUL" solo shelters is 20 ounces, a clearly arbitrary number and one wh...

In GEAR » 2-Person Shelters TSW - Looking for feedback for my next in-depth article!
August 29, 10:17am

Re: So...
Maybe Stephen will jump in with more detail but the way he explained it to me was that "a crazy wind blew the tent a couple of hundred yards" while he was initially staking it. A couple ...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 4:58pm

Re: How would you have done this differently (I was too cold)?
There are some immediate things that jump out to me. 1) Camping in the open( I presume) on a clear night, in a low spot, next to water, with the temperature in 30's is a recipe for condensat...

In GEAR » How would you have done this differently (I was too cold)?
August 15, 3:13pm

Re: Adding pockets?
The interior clips (at top of both door zippers) are there for hanging things like glasses. You can hang off one or both or string a line between them. -H

In GEAR » Tarptent Stratospire 2 first use report
August 12, 4:41pm

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