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The Wedge (A new Tent)
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Scott Jones
(Endeavor) - M
The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/24/2014 00:03:39 MDT Print View

Kind of cool looking, sort of like a Nemo, but yet different.
The Wedge
Those Europeans make things look more artistic.

Derek M.
(dmusashe) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Re: The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/24/2014 00:13:07 MDT Print View

Weight: 3.2kg (7 lbs!)

Is this a typo? If not, what a joke of an over-engineered tent.

Dan Durston
(dandydan) - F

The Wedge on 03/24/2014 09:15:30 MDT Print View

Yeah 7.07 lbs and that doesn't include a pump. You can add one here for 2 lbs:

Edited by dandydan on 03/24/2014 09:16:54 MDT.

David Drake
(DavidDrake) - F

Locale: North Idaho
Re: The Wedge on 03/24/2014 09:21:42 MDT Print View

Ah, but it's multi-use.

It doubles as a bouncy castle.

Dena Kelley

Locale: Eagle River, Alaska
"The Wedge (A new Tent)" on 03/24/2014 11:38:20 MDT Print View

Kind of funny that a tent supported by air would weigh more than a tent supported by poles.

Matt Dirksen
(NamelessWay) - MLife

Locale: Mid Atlantic
Re: The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/24/2014 13:13:22 MDT Print View

I can't quite put my finger on it, but this tent structure design reminds me of another innovative design from the automobile industry...


Stephen Barber
(grampa) - MLife

Locale: SoCal
Re: The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/24/2014 13:53:52 MDT Print View

I wonder how much of a breeze it would take to collapse those tubes?

Ian B.

Locale: PNW
Re: Re: The Wedge on 03/24/2014 14:11:56 MDT Print View

"It doubles as a bouncy castle."

Dang it you beat me to the punch!

Steve B
(geokite) - F

Locale: Southern California
Fake picture? on 03/24/2014 15:44:06 MDT Print View

I love the picture of it on the beach, with the majestic coastline. Looks a tad photoshoped.

The tubes are probably similar to the tubes on kitesurfing kites. There is a bladder inside that make them air tight. The bladder can get leaks, but is easy to replace. No worries about high wind, they can be very stiff.


Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/24/2014 23:53:22 MDT Print View

'more artistic' is about the only asset it has imho.


Miguel Arboleda
(butuki) - MLife

Locale: Kanto Plain, Japan
Re: The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/25/2014 01:42:57 MDT Print View

It's not just those Europeans who make things look artistic. And heavy. Those Americans ain't half bad, either... and even take it a step further by making it really only "art"!

Reef Inflatable Surf Tent Concept



Take a gander at the size of that surfboard. And then try guessing just how heavy this thing is.

Edited by butuki on 03/25/2014 01:44:58 MDT.

Scott Jones
(Endeavor) - M
The Wedge (A new Tent) on 03/25/2014 20:35:51 MDT Print View

It is a small weight penalty sacrifice for beauty. The tent would look majestic in the Beartooths up by Desolation Lake, above timberline!

(KalebC) - F

Locale: South West
RE: on 03/25/2014 21:32:23 MDT Print View

Try "Wedging" that 7 pound beast in your pack!

Desert Dweller

Locale: Wild Wild West
Wedge on 03/25/2014 21:56:38 MDT Print View

That's what pack horses are for. :-)

Scott Jones
(Endeavor) - M
The Wedge on 03/28/2014 22:26:29 MDT Print View

People carry 7 lb tents all the time.