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Magellan 1 person scout tent
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Dillon Beadle
(dbeadle24) - F

Locale: South Louisiana
Magellan 1 person scout tent on 05/09/2012 08:35:54 MDT Print View

Any reviews?

Ozzy McKinney
(PorcupinePhobia) - F

Locale: PNW
one on 05/09/2012 10:41:31 MDT Print View

Looks like it's made for smaller folks/kids

Daryl and Daryl
(lyrad1) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
Re: one on 05/09/2012 12:41:20 MDT Print View

I'm amazed what they can make for $25.

Brett Ayer

Locale: Virginia
Re: Re: one on 05/09/2012 14:28:10 MDT Print View

"I'm amazed what they can make for $25."

No kidding!

What is even more amazing is that includes profit for every one involved in the chain as well as shipping from China!

If anyone gets one, take a close look and see if you can find a tag that says: "Another fine product of Gulag #6" :)

I wonder why California requires them to tell you that it will turn you into a mutant (prop 65 warning), but not tell you where its made?

On a more serious note, I know a couple of people that hike with Dogs that might be able to use an inexpensive disposable shelter for short trips. I have a friend whose dog destroyed the floor of a $300 tent, and it didn't even rain on that trip.

Paul Hatfield
(clear_blue_skies) - F
Clip Flashlight on 05/09/2012 21:07:27 MDT Print View

Wow, another Clip Flashlight variation. Personally I wouldn't buy a tent that cheap, unless it really is for one time use. Better for two people to split the weight of something like a ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr/Zenith 2 or 3 which can be found for under $100 and is of pretty good quality.

Henry Shires
(07100) - F - M
Amazing on 05/10/2012 08:40:04 MDT Print View

You all mock but seem to have missed reading the Specification tab, notably these ones:

Peak Height (ft.): 36
Product Length (ft.): 82

Note: "ft"

Maybe I'm easily impressed but a 36 foot high by 82 foot long tent for $25 is a spectacular feat of engineering prowess and manufacturing efficiency.


Daryl and Daryl
(lyrad1) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
Re: Amazing on 05/10/2012 08:53:56 MDT Print View


Thanks for reading the fine print. It is more amazing than I thought.

They should go into the circus tent business.


John S.
(jshann) - F
Re: Amazing on 05/10/2012 09:24:33 MDT Print View


Ken T.
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: All up in there
Re: Re: Amazing on 05/22/2012 20:05:14 MDT Print View

Sure. But how wide is it?

Warren Greer
(WarrenGreer) - F

Locale: SoCal
internet says on 05/22/2012 21:11:34 MDT Print View

48" and 2 lbs.

For $24.99, wow is right.

The one review on the site said the user had a lot of condensation at the foot of the tent. User error?