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Any 6man tent recommendations pls?

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NoNoNoMYDoIt Tue 31-Dec-13 13:46:38

My tents always end up leaking. Last one lasted 2 years. Was fine and then suddenly it was like the niagra falls throughout!

Want one I can put up with my son (aged 8). We manage usually by ourselves - had a hi gear Zenobia last time.

Any recommendations? One that doesn't leak obviously!!

Nobloomingideapgornot Tue 31-Dec-13 14:48:22

Vango samara 600 .... Absolutely fine for two to put up x
We have had ours three years, we love it. For extra space we have added the front enclosed canopy which we got free due to a manufacturing defect on the first one we had.

As it happens we are selling ours, let me know if interested!!

Good luck

NiSaBula Thu 02-Jan-14 10:38:09

We have a vango icarus 600. It's very easy to put up and quite roomy inside, perfect for us 4. We've had it 2 years and so far, no leaking (touch wood).

NorbertDentressangle Thu 02-Jan-14 10:41:34

I might keep an eye on this thread as we are tempted to upgrade from our 4 man to a 6 man tent . We don't camp very often but when we do we want the space which you don't get with 4 people in a 4 man tent!

The Vango Icarus 600 was the one I liked the look of when I browsed a few websites at the end of the summer so I'm interested to see it recommended by you NiSaBula.

NoNoNoMYDoIt Thu 02-Jan-14 11:50:39

Thanks all. I have had 2 4 Man vango tents which have leaked badly when still quite new. So I have always been a bit worried about vango... But they seem a good bet on paper.

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