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Message posted by VangoMan02 on 10/1/2014 at 5:20pm
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Quote: Originally posted by hankakampa on 10/1/2014
my mum and dad had a blacks of greenock frame tent - it wouldnt have been an expensive model ( they were on a budget ) and yet it lasted for many holidays and was still in great condition when they sold it many years later.



Yep..they were bombproof. The old style ridge tents were a big favourite with Scout groups. I bet there are a few of the originals still in use.

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Message posted by spiritburner on 10/1/2014 at 6:05pm
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Aye - he made some great tents. He was a real gent.

Here's an obit from our local groups site:
Bob Saunders obit

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Under Canvas 2014
3 Jan Tan Hill Inn
7 Feb Sykeside, Lake District
14 Mar Syke Farm, Lake District
15 Mar, wild, Lake District
6-7 June Smeatons Lakes, Newark
15-28 August Monplaisir, St Remy de Provence, FR.
17 & 21 October River Tilt Park, Blair Atholl
18-20 October - wild, Cairngorms

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