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13 Reviews of the Kura 800        Showing 11 to 13          Page:   1   2  
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By: Louloubelle1983  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2008   Rating:   Date: 27/05/2009

This tent is really large and has a big living space which is great if it rains. It could also sleep more people if they don't mind not being in an inner tent.

It is really tall, and you can stand up in all parts of the tent including the inners. (My husband is 6'4 and he can stand comfortably in it)

It is easy to put up and has a sewn in groundsheet that keeps out water and wind.

It will sleep 8 people but in reality the two larger inner tents sleep two adults comfortably and the small inner tent one person, meaning that it comfortably sleeps 5 adults. However this can be said of most tents.

As the tent is so large it does feel the wind and the front area needs more pegging points as the wind blows underneath the groundsheet.

It is a great tent for a family, especially if the weather isn't perfect.
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By: Keen Camper  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2008   Rating:   Date: 12/08/2008

Yes, very spacious - so spacious, in fact, that it verges on the unstable, due to an inexplicable lack of guy ropes or other securing devices for the huge tunnel section at the front. So it's very noisy and flappy in the wind, with puddles on the roof and under the front section of the groundsheet. On the positive side, it's pretty watertight and easy-ish to erect considering its size. It would benefit from more flexible ventilation options, and I'm still looking for the cable tidy and the repair kit.Rumour has it that this one's being redesigned for next year, so maybe hold off till then.
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By: Celtic_Samurai  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2008   Rating:   Date: 12/05/2008

My 1st tent. Its Huge! 3 bed rooms (3 x 3 person & 1 x 2 person) to sleep up to 8 in the rooms (5 in total comfort) But with a huge living area if you have guests who don’t mind sleeping in the living area than you could sleep an entire rugby team with subs coaches and physiotherapist!

I have 2 kids (9 and 3) and so its a little overkill I admit BUT when it rains you will appreciate the copious living area that even six foot plus men don’t need to duck to walk around in, comes with a DVD on how to put up and even if you break the DVD and its your 1st time putting a tent up its so logical that you will have the body of the tent up in 1/2 an hour and then a few minutes to put the bedrooms in and tine the ropes down.

This is an excellent tent for a family or group that want a large tent (8.2 x 8.5 mtr) with simple colour coded poles and a sewn in ground sheet a 1st class tent in every aspect, I couldn’t give it 10 out of 10 as it doesn’t erect itself and have a built in butler and nanny, But rest assured you wont go wrong if you select this tent.
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Manufacturer's Description

The Vango Kura 800 DLX is an 8 man tunnel tent with side sleeping areas,ideal for families or groups requiring living space and sleeping areas. The steel and fibreglass structure ensures that the tent is both spacious and stable.

Features:
• 3000mm Protex polyester – Waterproof outer material
• Fire retardant materials for improved safety – Will not flare dangerously out of control
• Fully taped seams – Seams are pre-sealed to prevent water ingress
• Steel and Fibreglass polework
• Steel polework – Strong and rigid
• Powerflex fibreglass polework – Easy to use, durable, zero maintenance and easy to repair
• PE 5000mm groundsheet – Tough and durable
• Pre-attached guylines
• Flysheet first pitching – The waterproof layer goes up first so the inside of the tent stays dry
• Removable inner tents – Can be taken down to provide flexibility and give more living space during the day
• Ring and pin system – More secure way to fasten pole ends
• Adjustable tensioning system – Compensates for uneven ground
• Colour coded poles and polesleeves – Means you always know which pole goes where
• Fully built-in groundsheet – Dry, bug free camping
• Drop down groundsheet – Reduces trip hazard in door ways
• Breathable polyester inner tents – Breathable materials improve airflow and comfort
• Full mesh inner door – Variable bedroom ventilation
• Parallel door zips – Door can be used as a canopy
• Rain gutter zip covers – Directs water away from zips
• Cable tidy – Stops mains cable becoming a trip hazard
• Storage pockets – So you remember where you put stuff
• PVC windows – Allows light into tent
• Lantern point
• Repair kit included
• Vango lifetime warranty

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