Tents come in different shapes and sizes and can vary in materials that that used to make them. A good tent is movable, lightweight that provides shelter that protects one from wind, rain, and from the cold.
Fabric that is used in a tents construction can vary such as Cotton or canvas is the most common materials use. Some tents are coated with PVC this is mostly use for larger tents. Water proof tents are mostly constructed out of Polyester or Nylon also some larger tents may have a polyvinyl chloride coating in short a polyurethane coating. Also there is a wide range of tent accessories to check out.
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. The military used tents from way back such as in the civil war, these camps were set up fast and were light in weight and they were fast in tear down to be reuses in a moment’s notice.
Tents are still a part of the military use. Today tents are used for camping, a cheaper way to camp, they are more mobile and they can be set up were no camper can go. They are perfect for hiking over night or long trips. They are light weight and can be set up all most anywhere. They are a necessity for backcountry and wilderness that allow one to explore places other than a campground, but note: they are great for campgrounds too.
Tents are also used for emergency shelter as well, such as humanitarian aid in war time, earthquakes, fire and after major storms were people’s homes have been destroyed.
Some even set up tents on the beach to add some protection from the sun even blowing sand that provides shelter for eating and storing food. Many use tents when they go for the weekend to mud Bogs, racing advents, fishing trips, even a family outing to the lake even at a cookout and the kids love to camp-out in the back yard. Nothing beats having a tent set up and sitting around a campfire on your favorite outdoor seating. Don’t buy a cheap tent, it will not last and the last thing you want is to be miles away or at a family advent and your tent fails, that would ruin the trip!
Here are some example of some tents and description below.
The PahaQue Basecamp 6-person quick pitch tent is designed to provide ease of use, total weather protection and extra roominess, in an affordable family camping tent. Whether it’s the campround or the backyard, the Basecamp 6-person tent combines super easy set up with room for 6 campers and gear. High quality materials, bathtub style floor, and tape-sealed seams combine to ensure waterproof performance. Includes ground stakes, guy lines, carry bag – everything needed to set up camp and to start making memories! Features: – Spacious 6-person design with Quick Pitch frame for set up in under 1 minute – High quality materials and construction for total weather-proof performance – 1 large door and 3 windows provide excellent ventilation
A Whirlwind tent makes a great outdoor home-away-from home. This Whirlwind tent features extremely roomy interiors and the very unique Chinook VestaRidge which creates an extra-long freestanding vestibule to store all your outdoor gear. Features: Very large VestaRidge vestibule with a combination door/awning where you can sit and watch the world go by Two large doors for outstanding access and lots of ventilation on warm days during spring and summer getaways Extra long, full coverage fly with delta panels helps keep the rain well away from the tent body Polyester flysheets with minimum 2000mm PU waterproof coating and extra UV-resistant treatment on fabric for added protection against damaging UV rays. Bathtub style floors have minimum 2000mm polyurethane coating for super waterproof protection. Lightweight, 7000 series aluminum poles for superior strength and structural integrity under extreme conditions. Extremely durable, #10 nylon coil zippers on all doors and #8’s on all windows. Waterproof factory polyurethane hot-taped seams on all main floors and fly seams. Double-stitched and nylon tape-reinforced seams on all strain-bearing upper canopy seams. Extra large “D” doors with one-zip opening for quick and easy access. Very large door windows with “no-see-um” mesh for added ventilation, views and protection from insects. Web loop and grommet/clip and sleeve systems for reliability, strength and easy pitching. Heavy-duty guy points made of delta-shaped fiberglass reinforced polyethylene for superior strength under extreme conditions. Large gear loft is included with each Chinook tent for added storage space. Tent accessory package — All Chinook tents include tent pegs, guy lines and storage sacks for tent, pegs, and poles.
Double the amount of protected interior space for your TAB Trailer with this easy to set-up, hi-performance tent from PahaQue Wilderness. Installs easily using the keder (awning) rail already installed on your trailer (if your trail does not have keder rail, you will need to contact the manufacturer of your trailer to purchase a kit.) The T@B Trailer Tent by PahaQue creates a sealed, bug-free and waterproof environment for your gear and guests! Made of high-quality materials, the T@B Trailer Tent will provide years of reliable service and is covered by PahaQue’s Lifetime Warranty. Packs down to 14″ (rolled) x 30″ long, and weighs just 26lbs.