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Subject Topic: Dutch Pyramide Appreciation Society
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22/9/2019 at 11:28am
 Location: Suffolk
 Outfit: Very variable
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It's gone up in a rough form, in about 20 mins on my own: wouldn't have done it without your advice and video, Ewen, thank you!
It must weigh well over 50 kg, mainly due to poles, and I've found out it is the de Vrijbuiter Japio Pyramide 6 Elegance: that trips off the tongue!!

I really liked the Alaska when I looked it up on this site, but it's a lot more expensive than this was!!!

Thank you again for your input, but I doubt now it will get used before next year, and that'll help me decide, bell or dutch...dutch or bell? Hmmm


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via mobile 22/9/2019 at 11:31am
 Location: County Kildare Ireland EU.
 Outfit: Tents
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I haven't used the Alaska at all this year. The biggest tent I've used has been the Force ten MK3.
20 minutes is excellent.

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Hypercamp Alaska
Vango Force 10 mk3
Vango F10 Helium 1
Coleman Cobra Pro 3
Coleman Cobra 2
Naturehike Star River 2
Eureka! Solitaire
Dutch army goretex bivvy bag


22/9/2019 at 11:38am
 Location: Suffolk
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I've used the bell twice on canoeing trips, and a GC Major and ext fly once; but haven't done any solo trips where I use smaller tents.
The F10 is a fabulous tent. I had one, and let it go. I wish I hadn't.

I reckon to set the de V tent up neatly and properly would take me about an hour?

(or not at all without your input!! )

Post last edited on 22/09/2019 12:23:01


30/10/2019 at 10:52pm
 Location: Suffolk
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On Dutch tents generally, I have had a lot of help on the subject of these type of tents from:-
www.dutchtentsUK.com and Dave Lane. I suspect he may already be known by many, but if not, anyone interested would do well by contacting him.


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01/2/2020 at 12:03pm
 Location: Devizes Wiltshire
 Outfit: MWB VW Crafter PVC
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Hi Peeps,

Long time no post.

Shameless plug in that I am selling my beloved Bedouin 340 as I am switching to a camper van.

Advert in UKCampsite can be found via this link:

https://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/forsale/v/Bedouin-340/35275

I may list it on eBay at a later date, thought I should try UKCS first.

Happy camping everyone!

DK

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* Apple The Campervan - A Van For Work, Rest And Play! *
- 2025 - ??? inc. FR & CH
- 2024 - 8/54 inc. FR & NL
- 2023 - 48 inc. FR
- 2022 - 49
- 2021 - 34
* Ex-tenter & solo female camper *
* Treat life events like a dog: If you can't eat it, play with it, or hump it, p1$$ on it and walk away! *


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via mobile 01/2/2020 at 1:18pm
 Location: London
 Outfit: Vango Kalu Hypercamp Eldorado
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Lovely tent!


01/2/2020 at 1:19pm
 Location: Devizes Wiltshire
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Quote: Originally posted by DeborahTurner on 01/2/2020
Lovely tent!



Thank you, and I hope it will go to a good home where it will be appreciated.

DK


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* Apple The Campervan - A Van For Work, Rest And Play! *
- 2025 - ??? inc. FR & CH
- 2024 - 8/54 inc. FR & NL
- 2023 - 48 inc. FR
- 2022 - 49
- 2021 - 34
* Ex-tenter & solo female camper *
* Treat life events like a dog: If you can't eat it, play with it, or hump it, p1$$ on it and walk away! *


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via mobile 01/2/2020 at 4:54pm
 Location: London
 Outfit: Vango Kalu Hypercamp Eldorado
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Oh, it certainly will if my Premium Bond comes good on Monday

It is an excellent tent, has clearly been well cared for and is a good price, it would be nice to see it go to a UKCampsite member.


via mobile 01/2/2020 at 4:58pm
 Location: Devizes Wiltshire
 Outfit: MWB VW Crafter PVC
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Quote: Originally posted by DeborahTurner on 01/2/2020
Oh, it certainly will if my Premium Bond comes good on Monday

It is an excellent tent, has clearly been well cared for and is a good price, it would be nice to see it go to a UKCampsite member.


Good luck with the Premium Bond.

DK


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* Apple The Campervan - A Van For Work, Rest And Play! *
- 2025 - ??? inc. FR & CH
- 2024 - 8/54 inc. FR & NL
- 2023 - 48 inc. FR
- 2022 - 49
- 2021 - 34
* Ex-tenter & solo female camper *
* Treat life events like a dog: If you can't eat it, play with it, or hump it, p1$$ on it and walk away! *



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