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4 Reviews of the Wichenford 8
By: HamlinFamily Reason: I own(ed) one Made in: 2014 Rating: Date: 27/08/2014
We recently purchased the Olpro Wichenford tent after reading rave reviews, including being on the Independent's top ten family tents. Our first ever family trip was a disaster. The tent was fairly easy to put up as the reviews suggested. But as we erected the tent, two poles cracked, not a great start. We fortunately had some tape to hold them together. The tent is well designed with spacious living and sleeping areas that are flexible in configuration. Poles aside we were pleased and excited about our camping trip. Unfortunately the rain started during the first night and we woke up to leaks all over the living area, our tent carpet was sodden. On further investigation, most of the seams were leaking. Water also seemed to get in at the bottom of the doorways onto the groundsheet. By capturing drips in various pots and bowls we managed to survive a second night but after that everything was still too damp and the seams above the sleeping areas were starting to leak so we packed up early and went home.
It now remains to be seen how Olpro respond. I contacted them on our way home and was not impressed at the initial response. Their approach is to collect and inspect the tent before they will confirm what they will do. They were not particularly apologetic and stressed that they would only act IF they deem it to be a manufacturing fault. I remain doubtful we'll be compensated for our camping fees for the nights we lost, or the other accessories we purchased to go with the tent such as the carpet and groundsheet.
We'll see, hopefully my initial experience of their customer service was an anomaly and they will do the right thing.
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By: Cheese Reason: I've used one Made in: 2013 Rating: Date: 15/01/2014
Stayed in one of these tents at The Drum & Monkey Pub in Worcestershire where they were offering free camping accommodation for us revellers over Christmas. The weather was horrendous outside but we stayed snug and dry inside. Think I will get my wallet out and upgrade from my old SunnCamp to one of these this year.
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By: VerifiedBuyer Reason: I own(ed) one Made in: 2013 Rating: Date: 05/08/2013
We've just used for the first time, last weekend. It was in the pouring rain but what a fantastic and spacious tent. We also used with the Witley Windbreak which I would recommend too. We've just used for the first time, last weekend. It was in the pouring rain but what a fantastic and spacious tent. We also used with the Witley Windbreak which I would recommend too.
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By: Deminotaur Reason: I own(ed) one Made in: 2013 Rating: Date: 22/07/2013
Bought one. Put it up. 1 tent pole was cracked. Bedrooms don't fit properly. You have to be a giant to get in the bedrooms as the bottoms are knee height to a 5ft 11 man! Sewing around groundsheet at door entrance has caused holes in groundsheet. Buttons sewn in where loops should be so organisers can't hang properly. Really disappointed with this tent. Good job I put it up in garden before using it. Had to buy a second hand Outwell nebraska instead! I wouldn't recommend this tent at all to anyone. Poor quality.
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The Wichenford 8 is the ultimate family tent for 2013 with room for 8 people, with two large fully breathable inner tents, one at each end for privacy and space. Waterproof with a 5,000mm hydrostatic head, and a fully sewn in groundsheet.
This easy to put up family tent can be put up by one person but with two is very easy to erect, with a pitching time of just 20-30 minutes. It can be packed away complete with inners still inside so it's even easier to put up and put away.
It has plenty of clever and useful extras, such as built in organisers - one on either side, a lantern hook, and mains cable entry points on both sides. The side door (complete with canopy poles) and two large windows with roll down curtains, ensure plenty of light and ventilation.
OLPro Tents are a brand new range for 2013, designed with families in mind, with three tents to cover every family size and need. All OLPro tents are easy to erect tunnel designs meaning that one person can put up the tent but all of them are designed to be used over and over for families.
5000mm Hydrostatic Head
10000mm HH Polyethylene Groundsheet
20-30 Minutes Pitching Time
Black, Grey & Red
Fully Waterproof with Taped Seams
Fire Retardant Fabrics
Sewn in Groundsheet
Pitch as one, Take down as one
Cable Entry Point on Both Sides
Draught Skirt Protection
Same Length Poles
5 Fibre Glass Poles
Ring & Pin System
Fly screens and Ventilation
Round the Head Ventilation
Vents with Closing Tabs?
Drop Down Porch Floor
Anti-trip Toggle on Both Doors
Complete with Canopy Poles
Built in Organisers - one on either side
Two Large Windows with Roll Down Curtains
Roll Down Curtains & Full Windows
Floor Pockets for Internal Pegging
Canopy on Both Sides
One Large Inner & Two Standard Inner
Breathable Polyester Inner Tents
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