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[pct-l] Old Timberline Reused
- Subject: [pct-l] Old Timberline Reused
- From: Montedodge@aol.com
- Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 22:56:14 EST
The first Eureka Timberline tents started showing up in the early 70's.
These were some of the first freestanding tents made. A great tent sold at a
great price. This early tent was american made in it's early years ( as is
the current outfitter model) and were the most popular tent for many years (
the SVEA of tents) ----Now ,in the days of 2 and 3lb super tents, the Eureka
is resigned to car camping, scout trips and yard sales. This is great for
us!!!! The timberline rainfly works great with to normal length ski poles.
Just set my old rainfly up in the yard with 2 ski poles and staked out the
rest. The rainfly looks bombproof and can cover a bivi tent or two if need
be. So don't toss your old Eureka ( many hikers first tent!!! ) Recycle it
into your new lightweight gear pile. OLD FLYS MADE GREAT TARPS!!!!!!
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