Passing on info if anybody wants a small or kids tent....
Ozark 5x6 jr Dome tent.
I want to build an UL dome tent with carbon fiber poles so I thought I would use one of these as a pattern.
I watched the video on youtube and thought it was convincing, so I checked out the local Walmart and for $15 its decent. Construction seems decent, a bit heavy. 2# 1oz for just the body.
Woven polypropylene tarp material floor which is heavy, but its a kids tent so its tough. I have seen these as low as $10 on sale.
Has 2 10'-6" fiberglass poles, but those could be replaced with something lighter.
It does have a tub floor, but only has rain repellent treated taffetta nylon walls. Has a vent top with a tiny flip up fly , vented door, 1 pocket and a gear loft up top.
I have a campmore extended pocho tarp I use at times when traveling light and thought I would throw it on top and see how it fits for rain protection.
Amazing, it hooks onto the ends of each corner and fits very tight.
The sides are flappy (door and side wall) but could be tied out or held up with an additional top cross pole about 3' long.
If you seam sealed it and sealed the bottoms of the long side at the door and opposite wall from the door, and used it with the poncho/tarp, you would have a super cheap setup.
Shorter people or kids can sleep regular up to two, one taller person can sleep diagonally with room for gear.
A neoair regular fits in it diagonally.