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oh dear i think i might need a new tent.

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fillyjonk Sun 08-Jul-07 08:07:43

am accepting that flash pop up and double airbed is inadequate for 4 people (2 of them are smallish)

I don't want some huge b'stard either.

I have half a vango venture but they seem to be discontinued

thoughts?

Lucycat Sun 08-Jul-07 10:35:13

how exciting - a new tent!

Vango now do the V500 which replaces the Venture - I think!

fillyjonk Sun 08-Jul-07 12:03:54

ah i SEE

but i think i need something SLIGHTLY bigger

but not HUGE

not a great thing with 2 ends.

And when camping we do like to have the kids sleeping in with us

SeaSalty Sun 08-Jul-07 12:24:42

Ooo tent shopping...excellent

This is my lastest addition!

Perfect for 4 people (ignore all the bodies they have lined up in the central living area in the diagram) but not enormous either

fillyjonk Sun 08-Jul-07 14:37:22

hmm

a LOT of pennies though

<sigh>

maybe I am entering Lots Of Pennies territory

SeaSalty Sun 08-Jul-07 16:24:12

Oops Filly should have said that's not what I paid

I bought it from Gear-Zone.co.uk last month when I saw it in their huge discount sale for £200

Fab tent just want to get out there and christen it now

What budget are you looking at?
There certainly loads of bargains out there to be had at the moment

fillyjonk Sun 08-Jul-07 17:27:35

a tipi would be nice also

actually i have a hand bound book with proper hippy instructions for the making of tipis. Also shoes, and song writing.

LittleB Sun 08-Jul-07 21:27:06

If you like Vangos we've just bought a vango diablo (ours is a 500dlx - bigger porch for the dog to sleep in), might suit you as you can take out the divides between 2 bedrooms which would give you a big bedroom, enough to sleep 4, and little single bedroom which is great for storage/larder etc. It has a big living area which is very handy when the weather is bad! and a porch for leaving wellies and wet anoraks in. You can get them for around £250 from Somerset Camping. Also found the inbuilt pockets very handy, great for keeping matches etc out of toddlers reach!
Tipi sounds fun though, I looked at them but thought they were v expensive!

LittleB Mon 09-Jul-07 09:06:08

Sorry ours isn't vango diablo, its a vango aspen!

vwvic Mon 09-Jul-07 10:20:37

Try this one?
http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_storeId_10001_catalogId_10151_productId_15 8713_langId_-1_CarSelectorCatalogId__CarSelectorGroupId__varient__categoryId_31512_crumb_34005-33937 _parentcategoryrn_31512

We got a tent from halfords three years ago, and use it plenty. It's withstood several storms. Very happy campers we are!

fillyjonk Mon 09-Jul-07 14:21:15

I have actually convinced dp to buy a http://www.belltent.co.uk/4_meter_version.htm

We HAVE found the poles, but the tent IS too small for us really, esp with another baby

so

yippeeeee!

(please don't mention mildew. ta)

SeaSalty Mon 09-Jul-07 14:54:34

Am extremely filly...

We did do our best to try talk you out of it... at your request to be fair

However, I think you'll have a ball camping in this

let us know how you get on

fillyjonk Mon 09-Jul-07 14:59:06

i know

i appreciate it SS but have realised I neeeed one

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