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Do I need this tarp/tent for shows?


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#1 glgrumpy OFFLINE  

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Posted March 29, 2017 - 08:20 PM

Northern sends me sales stuff all the time. Now they are showing this tarp/tent with the sides that can be raised for MORE room under it. I like idea you can lower for shade during day or when closing at night.  I have about same size w/out sides but is 8 leg, maybe little bigger tubes, not sure. My top is getting worn out. This one only has 6 legs and that kinda worry's me. I like to leave mine up at Portland show all week and not sure this one would be as strong to do that. BUT, it's only $189 or so, thinking I might get one. Any thoughts?  Here's a pix.

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Posted March 29, 2017 - 09:05 PM

For that cheap i would risk it, and if it works, then it was well worth the risk :thumbs:


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Posted March 29, 2017 - 09:21 PM

I have a little experience with the low cost tents and in my opinion stay away. The quality was very poor on the one we bought and it made the assembly a nightmare. In fact we opted to give it away when we left so as not to ever have to deal with it again. I suppose if your patience is good and you like saving a buck then just know what you want. Good luck.
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Posted March 30, 2017 - 04:44 AM

Of course your going to need more goodie's to put under it!
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Posted March 30, 2017 - 06:57 AM

Those bargain prices are not really much of a bargain.  Like Eric said, poor quality cover, thing wall tubing, Takes 6 people to put the darn things up.  What happens if the wind comes up?  By by tent.  Get a patio umbrella to sit under.  Movable with the sun, easy & quick up and down.


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Posted March 30, 2017 - 07:01 AM

I have had good luck with HF tents. The last one I had lasted 3 years before I failed to go shake the last snowfall off it. 


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Posted March 30, 2017 - 09:50 AM

You can buy those " Fly's" and poles separately from " Garage in a box" to use with your canopy that you have already. We have one for our family reunion and have added to it . It was 10 'X 20' and now it is 18' X 40'. The bigger the better but as was said the bigger you go the more you have to put under it. LOL   

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