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Subject Topic: Airbeam tents and high winds
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13/8/2018 at 9:52pm
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Just to play devils advocate, lets hope your new tent does not have the same batch of faulty cord used for the guylines?
Or are they recalling the tents already sold with cord from the same batch as your tent?

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13/8/2018 at 11:52pm
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I do hope they donít have the same faulty cords. Iíll probably double-guy if thereís any wind at all though. Just too be on the safe side 😂😂😂


15/8/2018 at 3:22pm
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Final result, for those on this thread who are interested.
I have a brand new tent in my hallway, just delivered as replacement for the faulty one.

I have to say, itís in much better condition than the first one we received.

Iím even wondering if my first tent was a demonstrator because the first box was damaged and the seams on the bag looked ďstrainedĒ

This one is perfectly sealed and packed neatly.

Very happy with the outcome.

A massive thanks to everyone who offered advice and a big thank you to Zempire for looking after itís customers and maintaining their brand image.

Iíll be out at the weekend in it and I cannot wait!!


15/8/2018 at 6:16pm
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Great result, I'm back out in my new tent this weekend too, can't wait.


16/8/2018 at 7:43pm
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Thats good news and hope all goes well on your next trip.

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Hi same thing happed to us bulge small rips but my tent outwell ANSLEY 6A was 13 months old went back to Go outdoors explaining that the air beam had a bulge they just said go and see if we have a similar outwell tent and change it they didnít even look at it great service

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Hi, Iíve been reading through your posts with great interest as weíre looking for a new tent. Weíve had an Outwell Vermont XL for several years (itís been brilliant) but the storms from last year in Pembrokeshire finally put it out of action in Force 10 gales as we were packing it up. Weíre thinking of replacing it with and air tent and while we donít need as much room as before still want to be able to full stand up and have enough porch space for a reasonable kitchen... any ideas gratefully received?


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Hi, I can only really vouch for the Zempire polycotton tents. Not had any issues since and itís an excellent tent.
Zempire do smaller tents, Iíd recommend looking into those.

Others will also have an opinion, but I donít feel I have the experience of other brands to comment further.

Good luck and happy tent shopping.



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