dealstexsport saguaro bivy shelter tent for $24.49

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It's a little heavy for it's size. Good deal though.

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4 lbs is pretty daggum heavy for backpacking. Not too shabby for car camping. Does anyone have personal experience with this particular model?

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i think 4 pounds is pretty good for a two person tent, but at that price though I'm thinking something must be lacking.

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This simply will not do as a Mobile Operation Center tent for my AWOL kit. Wogs, stay away.

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They were selling a 2lb tent a week or so ago for $150. Just dont bring your Wii Fit camping and you'll easily make up the difference.

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I used this tent last night, after backpacking in 5.5 mi. 4 lbs is with the original stakes, I traded those for titanium and saved about .5 lbs. I had no problems and highly recommend this tent, the only problem is that I spent $40 on mine...Also the D door reduces how wet you get on cold mornings when the inside of the tent condenses, you can crawl out the mouth and avoid the cold wet surprise, I give the tent a 4 out of 5, but a 5 with the upgraded tent stakes.

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For the price, it's a good buy. However -

I'd like to see two people sleep in that thing. 1 with a pack is pushing it. There appears to be no rainfly, though I'm not %100 on that. Without these things, to be four pounds is heavy. I've got a much larger 2+ backpacking tent that has two vestibules. The rainfly, stakes, stuf sack and foot print weigh less than three pounds total. That being said, it was much more expensive.

In good weather and solo, this could be a great little tent for next to nothing.

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Seems to be a good deal. Not for 2 people but would be great for one person.

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@indiesol: "Heavy-duty taffeta walls and rainfly are polyurethane coated"

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I've read several reviews regarding the Texsport. With the exception of two out of maybe twenty reviewers, the tent received a four star rating out of five. The tent does have a rain fly and is more suited towards one person. Every reviewer recommended a ground cloth, which in my opinion should be a given anyway. This is not an expedition style hiker it is what it is and affordable tent good for one or two nights of camping. Reviewers have also recommended sealing and water proofing for extra measure. There were a few that reported breaking a plastic clip when attaching it to the poles and one report of a pole breaking.

One reviewer indicated using the tent while Back packing Scotland in some extremely wet and windy conditions and was very happy with it's performance.