gypsylady wrote:Think you might be in for a pleasant surprise Missy. I still have my first dome tent which I purchased about 10 years ago and it is still going strong.
missy wrote:Thanks for your advice gypsy! I'm such a novice its not funny! I only found out what guy ropes were a few days ago :***
gypsylady wrote:Both my dome tents have withstood unbelievably high winds at the coast and have never looked like blowing away. Remember they are also filled with all you camping gear as well.....they are not going anywhere.
missy wrote:Thanks Derek - l'm assuming l can go back into anaconda and get these pegs separately? I can't remember seeing any, but the size of the store was overwhelming, l don't think l even saw all of it! How much per peg approx?
Blue Bravo wrote:Hey Missy - remember to get the tent out and put it up a couple of time between now and when you go away to get used to it.
I work at a camping store and I am extremely suprised at the bad advice you two are giving Missy. For starters ALWAYS USE YOUR ROPES. If you don't use your ropes you have no warranty and believe me we can tell when ropes have been used or not. You are very lucky if your poles last a storm constantly being flattened, one gust of wind from the wrong angle and the poles will break.
Also the Spinifex brand are cheap copies of every other tent on the market. We get so many people asking us to repair them it's not funny.
Hope this helped
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