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Tent Showcase: Quechua Base Seconds 4.2

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82 Reviews of the Base Seconds 4.2        Showing 81 to 82          Page:   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  
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By: Chrishanssen  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2008   Rating:   Date: 27/05/2009

I wanted to be first! Darn. Well to add to the above comments. The tent is so simple to put up and has survived a decent wind and some (not torrential) rain. It was brilliant for just hanging out in and provided a genuine home from home. Putting away took nearly the same time as putting up and was simple too do. You can put up and take down with one person at a struggle or two with ease. I actually went on holiday with friends who had pole tents and just watching them struggle made me realise how amazing the 4.2 tent is. It is slightly breezy in terms of ventilation but this was my first time camping and so have nothing to compare it too. I actually paid over the odds with 189 on ebay but was worth every penny because it made my holiday so special.
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By: Churchnorton  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2008   Rating:   Date: 24/05/2009

This tent is simply fantastic. Can genuinely be erected in under 5 minutes, I have seen 2 Decathlon demonstrators do it in 1:17, for the non-trained about 2 mins to open bag and peg down main ground sheet, 30 secs to pop up central part, 2 mins to unclip and pull four zips (already attached) to secure down bedroom canopies. Simply amazing design. Lots of ceiling hooks, bedroom pockets, survived the wind and downpours at the beginning of May (09) without a drip. Yes, just as easy to pack away. There are cheaper 4 man tents than the asking price of 149, but none half as good. Well worth a trip to the Decathlon store, no, I really do not work for them !
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Manufacturer's Description

Designed for camping for 4 hikers wanting an easy set-up family tent.

Good-size living area (5m/ 185cm high) and 2 standard bedrooms, 140x210cm.

2 minute set up. Folds down in less than 5 minutes if you have the knack.

Laboratory (shower test: 200 l/hr/m!) and field tested
Size and weight

Spacious 5 m living area, with a max height of 1.85m. 14kg.

Bedroom space

2 x 2-person bedrooms. Comfortable-sized at 2.1m x 1.4m.

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