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Tesco 6-man tent down to £11.25

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4y, 1m agoFound 4 years, 1 month ago
Great value tent from Tesco.

Perfect as a big summer tent - camping or in the garden.
Not the best quality ever, but for £11.25, you can't go wrong.

Blurb from Tesco: Essentially 2 hoop tents facing each other with a waterproof flysheet joining them together, the Tesco 6-person vis-a-vis tent has the space for 3 persons to sleep in each.
The flysheet provides more space by covering a living area between the 2 tents. The whole kit includes colour-coded poles, air vents to handle condensation, taped seams and a porch with clear view windows and insect netting. .
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I've bought 40 so I can keep my collection of 5p zebra camping chairs in them.

Edited By: SHOWMAN36 on Jul 16, 2012 14:48

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#1
wow sure is cheap - only just waterproof though at 1500, but for this price its still a bargain for music festivals - though if you going camping for a week id spend a bit more on simething ok or decent like a regatta or vango

id recommend getting something like a vango eg icarus 500 but wait till end of season - bought the 2010 model when the 2011 came out - my 2010 one cost me £115, new 2011 one was near £250, see the 2012 one is £260 now

Edited By: royals on Jul 16, 2012 14:46
1 Like #2
OK for summer... just not a British summer. ;)
#3
I thought 'wow that's cheap' but seeing as it's not waterproof it's basically useless.
banned 9 Likes #4
I've bought 40 so I can keep my collection of 5p zebra camping chairs in them.

Edited By: SHOWMAN36 on Jul 16, 2012 14:48
1 Like #5
djdelmar
I thought 'wow that's cheap' but seeing as it's not waterproof it's basically useless.

The tent is waterproof! Some people with less ability (or that has drunk to much in a festival :) may not know how to stretch it properly and then get soaked if the outer layer is touching the inner layer while raining.
#6
Keep an eye on Flea bay. I predict there are going to be a lot of 'used only once' tents for sale going at bargain prices....
1 Like #7
I have a very similar tent, got it 5 years ago. It is waterproof, to a degree. Certainly wont hold up to the weather we've had lately, but then not a lot will! Its fine for the odd shower, heavy rain gets through though.
#8
Is there loads of camping stuff in the sale?

Going to a festival next month and could do with some new stuff.
#9
Tempting to buy one just for the kids to play in in the garden.
#10
I have just left one of these at a festival, due to it leaking on both nights. We only paid the above price, but apparently it should of been £50. If rain is forecast, I would look elswhere.
banned 2 Likes #11
You can buy water-proofing spray for about 7 quid, so for less than 20 quid you can get this tent and waterproof it.
#12
Bought a similar one 4 years ago for £18 (wet Summer then too IIRC). Great value for occasional use, fine in a shower just not if there's strong rain, weak point is the zips - we chucked it last year when the zips had been totally replaced with gaffer tape! Anyway, have ordered another as a spare to the more expensive tent we have now, heat added.
#13
I would only use this tent in a desert.
#14
Sea Sponge!
1 Like #15
I`ve never expected a tent to be waterproof straight out of the bag. At the very least I`ve always treated the seams with sealant to make it more secure.

Looking at the dimensions I don`t think it would work as a 6 man tent, though. Realistically, it`s a lot more like a 4 manner, especially with those angled corners in the sleeping areas.

Heat given.
#16
Tried to order this last week at this price, but had the order cancelled. Let's see if it works this time. Given recent form from Tesco Direct, I have no doubts.
#17
managed to get one last week at this price,have ordered another..they will do daughter and friends at T in the park next year and they can just leave them behind again....

great idea about the waterproof spray too,thanks,will look out for it!
1 Like #18
Crowman
Looking at the dimensions I don`t think it would work as a 6 man tent, though. Realistically, it`s a lot more like a 4 manner, especially with those angled corners in the sleeping areas.

We've only ever used it as a very roomy 2 man!
#19
Great price defo worth the money for (if) the sun comes out!
#20
joemarshalljm1
You can buy water-proofing spray for about 7 quid, so for less than 20 quid you can get this tent and waterproof it.
That or buy some cheap pots of vaseline, aply a small bit and rub it in.
#21
SHOWMAN36
I've bought 40 so I can keep my collection of 5p zebra camping chairs in them.
missed out on the chairs but got 3 tents for the family;)
banned#22
Can i buy it WITHOUT the six men ??? ONLY WANT THE TENT !!!
#23
tek-monkey
Crowman
Looking at the dimensions I don`t think it would work as a 6 man tent, though. Realistically, it`s a lot more like a 4 manner, especially with those angled corners in the sleeping areas.

We've only ever used it as a very roomy 2 man!
I saw a tent quite similar to this one a couple of years back, but with a wider central section and smaller sleeping rooms, with a table and chairs set up in it using it as a tented dining room. Perfect for that impromptu camping dinner party. X)
banned#24
collectorcol
SHOWMAN36
I've bought 40 so I can keep my collection of 5p zebra camping chairs in them.
Why buy 40 and spoil it for everyone else. :p
If its good for you...
I didn't even have to make up a quote or use abusive names.
TESCO. Every little, misprice, helps.



I take if you've changed now?

A sarcastic remark is still a sarcastic remark even if you put a :p at the end of it.
We can all appear very witty by editing every post we make afterwards - as you do - ;)

Edit -

BTW - Thank you for your very nice PM it's just a shame your not man enough to turn your PM's on again so I could reply to it.

BTW2 - The high heels suit you.


Edited By: SHOWMAN36 on Jul 16, 2012 16:43: ?
#25
also good for storage & kitchen use while car-camping
#26
out of stock
#27
this is a good tent me and my family camped over june holiday in strong wind and rain and it held us just fine good value for money
#28
It says it's down from £15? How good can it be when the original price was £15!
#29
Just checked - not in stock:(
#30
out of stock
#31
Ordered earlier. Thanks for posting
#32
Heat added
#33
So you people think they will fulfill the orders lol ?
#34
ordered one earlier really hope it comes. I have never been camping but worth a try for that price!
#35
We're sorry, but we're unable to complete your Tesco Direct order *******.
We work hard to make sure we have no problems with our deliveries, but in this case,we got it wrong.
The items affected are:
Tesco 6 Person Vis-a-Vis Tent 2
The total refund that will be processed for items affected is £ 22.5
#36
We're sorry, but we're unable to complete your Tesco Direct order *******.
We work hard to make sure we have no problems with our deliveries, but in this case,we got it wrong.
The items affected are:
Tesco 6 Person Vis-a-Vis Tent 2
The total refund that will be processed for items affected is £ 22.5
#37
Please HUKD BAN all Tesco Direct deals off the site. Does anyone else think its funny how they have errors with these deals.
#38
peteclaffey
So you people think they will fulfill the orders lol ?


Why not, they did before when this was reduced? Tesco do take the money then cancel but so far its 50/50 of the orders ive placed. I should know, lol.
#39
My order status has changed to cancelled.
#40
jamo22
We're sorry, but we're unable to complete your Tesco Direct order *******.
We work hard to make sure we have no problems with our deliveries, but in this case,we got it wrong.
The items affected are:
Tesco 6 Person Vis-a-Vis Tent 2
The total refund that will be processed for items affected is £ 22.5

What time did you order it? mine has not yet been cancelled

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