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Tent Showcase: Outwell Nevada MP

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136 Reviews of the Nevada MP        Showing 11 to 20          Page:   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14  
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By: Bopi75  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 14/08/2013

I LOVE this tent! So easy and quick to erect, essential when you have two young children! Spacious, bright, thanks to the big windows, and more than ample height.

The only slight niggle is the sloping front, you need to remember to close it quickly if it rains, otherwise everything gets wet, but like I say, it's a small niggle, not a real problem.

Good quality product, would definitely recommend!
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By: Mitzionline  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 01/08/2013

This is the first tent we have owned for family holidays as a family of three. We bought it as it had such good reviews and we are not disappointed. Even though this is a 5 berth tent, I think for comfort it lends itself to 4 maximum. Two adults, two children.

We have had one 4 day holiday with the tent so far and experienced really hot weather and also heavy rains and the tent stood up well - no leaks, and plenty of doors/windows for ventilation.

We purchased the front extension (open fronted) and so glad we did. This was our cooking area and gave a sheltered and relatively private place to sit out at night. This was quite sturdy during the winds and rain.

We hesitated buying the carpet, but having done so I would consider it an essential. It adds a tremendous amount of comfort to the tent.

Summary of the features we liked:

Light and airy with lots of windows/doors which have an insect mesh option which is a nice feature.

Generous living area which can be increased if we temporarily remove one of the sleeping compartments.

Three doors which help ventilate the tent in hot weather.

Some nice storage pockets in the bedroom partition - a minor feature but really very useful.

Lightweight and compact when packed away.

Velcro loops to keep the electric hookup wire tidy up to the ceiling where the light would be.

Quick to pitch (but see comments about the method of pitching below).

Things we did not like so much:

If you open the sloping doors when the it's raining or the tent is wet, then the water just runs straight in on to the floor. Not a good design feature. But front extension solves this for the front door.

The plastic tent pegs that come with the tent are dreadful any many broke first time - lucky we bought backups - easily replaced though.

The door sills are a little too high and caused us to trip a few times.

Yes, this tent is quite quick to pitch but we found that the Outwell method of putting the tent up (youtube) not as easy as it looks - the tent does not 'lift' that easy after the poles are inserted due to the air suction inside - felt like the poles would break under the initial strain. The crosscamping method on youtube looks a whole lot easier and quicker and we will try this next - they suggest pegging the four corners fist, then with front door unzipped to let air in, putting in the poles working from front to back.

On the whole really pleased with this tent - especially the generous living area which is useful in the changeable weather we get in the UK. I hope it will give us many happy holidays.
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By: Maggicraft  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 17/07/2013

In my opinion its the best tent in the world, the Nevada m has everything we need and more.The only downside which lets Outwell down is the cheap pegs that come with the tent they fracture and snap which can be downright annoying.It is light and airey with lots of space,it looks amazing and is amazing in my opinion
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By: Sue Coyle  Reason: Other  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 08/02/2013

I bought this one for me, my grandaughter and big dog and it was perfect. I could keep the dog on a leash whilst cooking and she still had room to move around in the tent. The two zipped bedrooms were brilliant although we combined them as my dog wasn't happy sleeping on her own! My Grand-daughter and I managed to put it up ourselves although we needed help the front awning as we didn't seem to have the strength.
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By: KampaWendy  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 17/01/2013

This is my favourite tent as its so adaptable, its ideal for a small family or just for weekend camping but put an extension on it and you have a great place to cook under cover or just to sit and relax however put the awning on and it becomes a large tent with plenty of room for those longer trips.I looked at lots of tents but kept coming back to the Nevada as with the abundance of windows to let the light in it never felt dark and dingy like some other tents and the Mocca colour I really like as it stands out from all those green tents.

Size wise its suits us down to the ground, im a single mum with 2 youngish boys and have used it for weekends away as well as longer trips, its very easy to put up on my own, not too heavy and it has never let us down even in the gales and very heavy rain over the Jubilee week it stood firm and never let in a drop of water which is why I cant understand why 'Arayment' had problems with his pegs as our ground was more than soggy and our pegs never let go in the gale force winds.

The tent itself is nicely thought out with 3 entrance doors, one at the front and one each side, all three have flymesh screens on them so in warm weather they can all be opened up for ventilation without flys, wasps etc getting in plus 1 side door has a rain safe hood on it. Ive already mentioned the windows and these all have curtains on them so a bit of privacy can be had. There is enough room in the living area for table, chairs etc without being overly cramped and things like cable entry point, lamp hanging point, storage pockets are all nice touches which add to an enjoyable experience. Bedrooms, listed as 5 berth, well you would have to be pretty friendly, I would say 2 adults and 2 children would be fine, they are split 3/2 with a zipped central divider which can make 1 big bedroom if desired or the smaller bedroom can be unzipped to make more living space.

Accessories, this is the thing I like about Outwell the number of accessories they have available, I bought the footprint as it not only helps with positioning the tent it also keeps the sewn in groundsheet clean. Also decided to buy the carpet for a nice cosy feel and the extension for longer trips to give a bit of extra room.

Ok its a bit more expensive than most but I feel its well worth it
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By: Stutters  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 23/09/2012

Fantastic tent for our young family - plenty big enough to live in on rainy days, but light enough to carry and pitch at music festivals.

A few minor niggles. The poles seem a little flimsy - we've bent the joint on one of them after only 2 uses. And as mentioned many times already, those plastic pegs are pretty useless unless you're pitching in a stone-free, slightly moist field.

Great value for money though, and having experienced many other tents in this class, this one beats them all hands down - you can just see the jump in quality.
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By: Arayment  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 17/09/2012

Difficult compromise

This Outwell Tent has caused us to waste a lot of time trying it, it would we a great Tent in reasonable conditions but when the winds get to around 30 mph, I would recommend you pack up and go home. I have camped for 30 years and have not been defeated by the weather but this tent failed at about 35 mph wind and also rainy conditions. Well under the 55 mph claimed by Outwell, it may well survive 55 mph in Dry conditions, but in soggy ground the plastic pegging system didn't hold for us, causing the fibre glass poles to snap in multiple sections and the tent to become a large sail very quickly. Luckily this happened to us in the daytime and we were able to get it down. For fine weather camping this is a lovely spacious tent of average quality finish. But to rely on in all weathers beware. We returned this tent and brought a Wild Country Family Khamsin, as we knew we could pop it up in the wilds an not worry in windy conditions.
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By: Mpl_1623  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 13/09/2012

Bought Nevada m as a weekend tent as I own a Montana 6 but is too much work to put up for two nights, first off thought the wind stabilizing velcro was a good idea as was the inner pole to give the front extra strength, bedrooms large and airy as was whole of tent really, rain canopy on side was a bit small to be practical though. Only problem we had was put front extension on and when wind got up it put a lot off bend on tent so be careful of this. All in all it is a great weekend tent and proves you get what you pay for.
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By: Purplebean  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 27/08/2012

We bought a Nevada M a couple of months ago and have just used it for an 8 night camp. First of all I am going to explain why we picked this tent because it covers most of the key points.

For the last three years we have been camping in an Outwell Oregon 5, we have loved this tent and have not had a problem with it. That is until Eatser 2012 when it was wet and cold and the lack of a SIG was clearly noticed. When we got home I wrote down all the things we love about the Oregon 5 and the things we would like to change,

Love

Three pole tunnel tent

Easy to erect

Fits in one reasonably sized bag

3/2 bedroom opening into one room

Need to change

Carpet gets wet all the time when entering tent

No SIG so can be drafty

Very big slope on front means lots of space lost

I then went searching for a new tent. I have to admit that I like Outwell tents, I did look at others but all along I thought I would buy another Outwell and I did. As soon as I saw the Nevada M online I knew it was the tent for us. It ticked all boxes as far as the good and bad of the Oregon were concerned.

We have just spent 8 wonderful nights in it, I admit we took it to a campsite 4 hours from home without having checked it out but it was perfect. We are a family of three and for us the size is just right. I would not want to have 4 or 5 people in there as I don't think there is enough room.

I did not buy the carpet, partly because I don't like the brown circle carpet and because it is a similar size to the Oregon 5 so we used that carpet. The Oregon is only 3m wide and the Nevada 3.6m so we had a 1 foot gap at each size. No problem as at one side we had a doormat and all the shoes and at the other a cupboard and two boxes so you could hardly see that the carpet was slightly too small.

We are very very happy with this tent, even hubby who is not into camping as much sat in it and told me he loved it. We also have the enclosed awning but I will review that in the right place :)
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By: Csv1951  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 26/08/2012

Loved this tent from the moment I stood in it,a doddle to errect{wld advise 1st timers to watch it on you tube though}and very good in VERY bad weather and a pleasure to come back to after a good days mountain biking.Have since bought the front awning and matching windbreak.Really pleased with it and hope to enjoy it for many years to come.Thoroughly recommend it to anyone thinking of taking up camping.Happy camping
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Manufacturer's Description

This compact tunnel tent sleeps up to five in two bedrooms. Huge windows, backed by toggle-up curtains, ensure plenty of light enters the tent and great views out. This is enhanced by the panorama front that also provides even more space. The looks are further lifted by the use of the new Treetop Green colourway of our own Outtex 4000® tent fabric. The Nevada can be pitched either outer tent first or all in one. This is further simplified by the addition of the Outwell Easy Pegging System. The unique Outwell Wind Stabilizer System provides even more stability in up to Force 9 gales. A Rain-safe door keeps out water when access is required in bad weather. The tent is packed with Outwell DNA features like pre-attached luminous guylines. The inners have the new chic logo-embossed fronts and Night Sky Ceiling to aid sleep.

Recommendation: A compact tunnel tent with an award-winning heritage, which is ideal for up to five campers.

Type of tent: Three room tunnel tent
Sleeps: 5 people
Rooms: 2 bedrooms, 1 living room
Pitching way: Flysheet first or as one
Flysheet: Outtex® 4000 (75D 100% polyester taffeta)
with taped seams
Floor: Double-coated 100% polyethylene, 10,000 mm hydrostatic head
Inner tent: Breathable 100% polyester
Pack size: 32 x 89 cm
Weight: 20.2 kg
Poles: Duratec fibreglass 8.5/11.0/12.7 mm

Features:
Large panorama front
Enclosed rain-safe door
Mesh in all doors
Large panorama windows with toggle-up curtains
Organiser pockets
Pre-attached embossed inner tents
Lamp holder and light cable tidies
Fully seam-sealed flysheet for maximum protection
Mesh pockets in the inner tents
Reinforcement patch on all stress points
Adjustable pegging points
Pre-attached guylines
Luminous guylines
Heavy duty Outwell zips

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