Eric wrote:Plywood isn't insulated. At all. It's only benefit is cost, but it loses massively on all the reasons you'd build a hexayurt in the first place- temperature control & dust prevention.
Back in my ren-faire days I stayed in basically a plywood shack- it was an oven during the day and the local temps weren't quite as hot as the playa, and I had some shade.
The great thing about Thermax & the other foams is that they are insulation- they're designed to keep you cooler. No fighting with your materials to try to stay comfortable.
BAS wrote:I thought hexa-yurts were originally made out of cardboard?
TomServo wrote:And, about how many years, can these yurts be reused? Especially the foam board ones?
Casanova wrote:@ iNiers ... I know you wrote a rude and retarted post on one of my threads, but I'm not like u..
I build a hexayurt last year not realizing any chance of rain I put a tarp underneath of it so after the rain there was a big puddle and alot of our stuff was soaked so watch out for that and also the wind almost blew the hexayurt down so try to focus on straping down more than you think you will need. Other than that it worked very nice.. It was cool inside and no wind inside, good luck
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