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Re: [pct-l] Re: pct-l-digest V1 #366

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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