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Springbar Tents

Post by Garnet » Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:41 am

My brother in law asked me if I know anything about these tents: http://www.springbar.com/

My camping is limited to sleeping in the back of our Vanagon so I thought I'd check with you avid campers. And yes Jeff, I know all you need is a good picnic table, but some of us are getting old. :oops:
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Major Softie » Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:24 pm

They may well be "The best tent made in America," but I've never heard of them.

I'm familiar with the backpacking tent companies, but this company seems to be more into the heavyweight car-camping equipment.
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Zombie Master » Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:05 pm

What is "canvas"? Isn't that from the distant past?
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Garnet » Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:04 pm

Zombie Master wrote:What is "canvas"? Isn't that from the distant past?
It's retro, kinda like carburators and push rods and drum brakes.
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Major Softie » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:20 pm

Garnet wrote:
Zombie Master wrote:What is "canvas"? Isn't that from the distant past?
It's retro, kinda like carburators and push rods and drum brakes.
That was so perfect...
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Zombie Master » Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:38 am

Major Softie wrote:
Garnet wrote:
Zombie Master wrote:What is "canvas"? Isn't that from the distant past?
It's retro, kinda like carburators and push rods and drum brakes.
That was so perfect...


Drum brakes are not perfect. :ugeek:
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by stevesgs450l » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:53 am

Hello! Sorry this is my first post. I just wanted to say that Springbar is a fantastic company. They have been around forever, so you know exactly what you are getting. Plus, they are a US brand that manufacturers everything in the US. Personally, I went with the economical choice and got a tent from www.elkmountaintents.com. They are manufactured in China but the synthetic fabric doesn't rot. If price weren't an issue at all, I would probably have gone with Springbar, but so far I'm pretty pleased.

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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by ME 109 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:31 pm

I like the AAA wall tent with double bed and pot belly stove. Just the ticket for the Alpine rally, and it should pack neatly on top of my RS.
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Sibbo » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:05 pm

I've got a canvas tent for car camping with my wife, it's nice stuff canvas .
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Re: Springbar Tents

Post by Zombie Master » Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:05 am

Sibbo wrote:I've got a canvas tent for car camping with my wife, it's nice stuff canvas .
Canvas, good canvas is durable stuff, but way too heavy for motorcycle travel.
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