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Tent Showcase: Outwell Fusion 300

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5 Reviews of the Fusion 300

By: Fiona karen  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2014   Rating:   Date: 09/02/2014

Great tent, used it last night in terential rain and very strong winds, was really pleased with its performance, plenty of room for one, with all my gear and I don't travel light, didnt have any problem with condensation, didnt notice any at all.

I found the door ok, with the velcro holding the door when I'd unzipped it it gave me a chance to get hold of the door and give it a shake to get the rain off it, it was very muddy outside and splashed up a bit when stood in front of the door but didnt go in to the tent, so didnt find a problem with the bottom of the door.

Went up very quick and took 2.30 minutes to fold away after all the pegs were out and guys fastened in holders, but I'd advice doing a footprint ground sheet for it as the base of the tent was covered in mud which got on the tent when folding, and had to hose it down when I got home.

The only reason I didn't give it 10 stars is there is heavy duty mesh that attaches the inner to the outer tent around the base and I would have preferred a fully sewn in ground sheet over the whole tent, but this may be due to the folding process.
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By: Sospan-fach  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 24/08/2011

Have used the tent a number of times and not had any major issues so far.

I agree with previous review comments re condensation and the lip of the entrance lying flat to the floor.However.Neither are major problems. If it rains - zip the opening shut and no leakage whatsoever. A quick wipe of the roof of the porch gets rid of any condensation and, having slept with three adults in the tent, the main body condensation was evident but didn't prove to be a problem. All the tents I've used had condensation so not sure where the problem is.?

Anyway - overall a great tent - easy to pitch, totally rain proof (even in a storm in north Wales!), easy to pack, lightweight and it looks pretty good too!

Well done Outwell!
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By: PeterM88  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 06/09/2010

Nice tent. Easy to erect, about 30 seconds! Pegging out is simple, and so far packing it has been simple enough. Maybe I got the knack straight away? Though I am not sure I use the formal method.

Cons are major in my opinion.

Condensation is a major issue. Inside the tent is soaking every morning, even with just one person and with vents fully open.

The design of the door could easily be improved to prevent water ingress during rain. (The comment about only using during good weather baffles me slightly. I would love to be able to choose!)

I also like the porch area, but it isn't something you can really sit in.

I paid more than normal for a pop up tent, hoping for top quality. Feel let down by Outwell.
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By: Owlbird  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 27/06/2010

Great little tent, bought for one night trips, festivals etc. We tested it for the first time this weekend and we're really pleased.

It couldn't be easier to put up and takes literally seconds plus pegging out. Putting it back in the bag isn't quite so easy but it's OK once you get the hang of it, so my husband tells me anyway. Plenty of space for two adults and a small child on self-inflating mats and the porch area was brilliant for storing bags and bits but there's enough space to sit in if you wanted to.

I've only given it 9 out of 10 as the 'lip' at the bottom of the entrance of the tent sits flat against the floor rather than being raised so if it rained water would definitely come in when the door's unzipped, we only plan to use the tent when the weather's good so this shouldn't be an issue for us but it's worth noting.

I would highly recommend this tent as a good sized pop up and I'm sure we'll have lots of fun in it, it looks great and does the job.
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By: Sharonwells  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2009   Rating:   Date: 11/04/2010

I brought this tent last month. Had it up just the once and its lovely! so easy to erect but folding it away is another story. Had to watch the outwell video a few times before I got the hang of it. Should be easier second time round.Lots of room for two. Bit tight for three. Easy to carry as comes with a large round bag.
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Manufacturer's Description

The big chap in the Smart Tunnal range, the Fusion 300 sleeps up to 3 people in a pre-attached inner tent of breathable polyester. With a fully seamed Outtex 4000 flysheet and the Outwell Fixed Ground System (OFG System) for maximum all-weather protection against the elements, strong features in the well-ventilated Fusion 300 include extended porch and two large windows. Other prime Outwell features include reinforcement patches on all stress points, pre-attached luminous guys and a mesh pocket for handy storage in the inner tent. Irresistibly attractive with its big tunnel format, the Fusion 300 offers reliable Outwell comfort in an ever-ready tent.

Fusion 300 is available in Sage Green, Mocca, red and Topaz.

Pitching way: In one
Flysheet: Outtex 4000 with taped seams
Hydrostatic head: 4.000 mm
Inner tent: Breathable polyester
Groundsheet: Fixed Ground System
Pack size: 95 x 2 cm

Features:
•Compact pack size
•Extended porch
•2 large windows
•Good ventilation
•Pre-attached inner tent
•Fully seam-sealed flysheet for maximum protection
•Mesh pocket in the inner tent
•Reinforcement patch on all stress points
•Pre-attached guy ropes
•Luminous guy ropes
•Heavy duty Outwell zips



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