geospyder wrote:That's the basic shape of my tent but mine is a 12X12 Coleman. I just got back from HD with four ten foot lengths of 1/2 PVC and the various connectors I plan to use to make a stronger frame (I hope). I'm using a four way connector at the top to tie the four lengths together. At the end of each length I'm putting a T through which I can run a small piece of rope to be used to put the stake through. The PVC frame will piggyback the actual tent frame. Once staked in place I'll use tie wraps to connect the actual tent poles to the PVC. My hopes are that this will keep the tent from collapsing in upon itself in the wind. I'm using Playa Staples to hold everything down. Wish me luck.
Lucid484 wrote:well from what i obsereved was that peopel with RVs on the side of the street faceing the wind with tents in front got railed by wind and dust...the other people who had the rv with the wind to their back and the tents in front seemed to not get destroyed by the wind dust...the rv was so much bigger that the wind flowd over it...i assume that if you put up a sturdy enough barrier behind your tent it would achive the same thing.
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