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Re: [pct-l] Re: pct-l-digest V1 #366
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] Re: pct-l-digest V1 #366
- From: Jim Mayer <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 21:50:28 PST
At 04:03 PM 1/23/98 PST, John Drollette wrote:
>I used a Kelty Windfoil Ultralight on my AT thru-hike in '96 (actually, i
>mailed it home at Harper's Ferry). It was okay. I have an older model that
>has very little mesh in the canopy (two 8" strips: one vertically in the
>head and one horizontally in the foot). The ventilation is very poor, and
>when the fly gets at all wet, it sags against these small vents and seals
>the tent completely! I have found that no matter how carefully I pitch it
>and guy it out, the tent sags badly when wet.
I'll second John's comments about the older design Kelty Windfoil
Ultralight tents. I have one (bought it a couple of years ago for $99).
It is longer than most (all?) of the tents John mentiond though. I'm 6'2"
and neither the Clip Flashlight or Clip 3 were long enough.
-- Jim Mayer
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