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Dirt cheap ultra lightweight tent idea
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Contributors to this thread:
DonVathome 09-Dec-22
Knifeman 09-Dec-22
DonVathome 09-Dec-22
LTG 11 09-Dec-22
[email protected] 09-Dec-22
Knifeman 09-Dec-22
FORESTBOWS 09-Dec-22
DanaC 09-Dec-22
ILbowhntr 09-Dec-22
kentuckbowhnter 09-Dec-22
WhattheFOC 09-Dec-22
Brotsky 09-Dec-22
WV Mountaineer 09-Dec-22
RonP 09-Dec-22
cnelk 09-Dec-22
Grey Ghost 09-Dec-22
Basil 09-Dec-22
ND String Puller 09-Dec-22
DonVathome 09-Dec-22
Treeline 09-Dec-22
RT 09-Dec-22
Beendare 15-Dec-22
Bake 16-Dec-22
APauls 16-Dec-22
StickFlicker 16-Dec-22
LUNG$HOT 16-Dec-22
From: DonVathome
09-Dec-22

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I thought this was funny!

From: Knifeman
09-Dec-22
What it lacks in privacy its makes up for in ingenuity

From: DonVathome
09-Dec-22
Knifeman that was hilarious!

From: LTG 11
09-Dec-22
Thats 4 or 5 of the commercial size and grade cling wrap rolls. $20 each equals $80-100

You could do a lot better with a few blue tarps and cheaper.

09-Dec-22
Wow, one spark from that stove, and good by shelter.

From: Knifeman
09-Dec-22
Um .... me thinks it was a joke?

09-Dec-22
The views are spectacular

From: DanaC
09-Dec-22
I want to see how they floor it

From: ILbowhntr
09-Dec-22
Bear proof?

09-Dec-22
I bet they call it the condensation cabin.

From: WhattheFOC
09-Dec-22
LTG - at the end of the hunt, you cut and wrap your elk with pieces of your tent. Do the economics work now?

Glad to help.

From: Brotsky
09-Dec-22
I've always been a fan of their dresses, why not?

09-Dec-22
When I was a practicing forester and cruising timber a lot, I came upon a cabin built in the woods like. That. It was the landowners. They used it for deer camp.

I went in the thing and looked around. It amazed me. They had 2 hand made bunk beds, a kitchen area with a real counter top, a propane stove to cook off of, a propane lantern, a propane heater, a wood stove, and an eating table with chairs.

Aside from the dirt floor, it had every luxury a stick built cabin would have. It was really pretty dang neat.

I asked him about it that evening when I got out of the woods. He said they’d been staying in it for years. And, that it was warm and dry. Wasn’t over a mile or so from his house. But, they would ride quads into it with their supplies when they were hunting out of it.

The biggest difference I see in it versus the OP’s is the size and the cabin I’m referring to, had a lot more Saran Wrap on it. It was off colored too. Due to the many layers and patching that had been done over the years.

From: RonP
09-Dec-22
"The views are spectacular"

If you haven't' had cataracts, you'll know what it's like.

that bed looks comfy.

From: cnelk
09-Dec-22
My buddy did something similar except he set up a sunshade structure and then shrink wrapped it, slice an opening for the door and they had a place to lounge

From: Grey Ghost
09-Dec-22
The poor man's glass house.

Matt

From: Basil
09-Dec-22
Preferred by exhibitionists

09-Dec-22
From: DonVathome
09-Dec-22
I have never seen anything like it and I am surprised it was actually used by some!

whatthefoc your comment was funny!

From: Treeline
09-Dec-22
Brotsky for the win!

From: RT
09-Dec-22
Agree with Paul, that thing is napalm waiting to happen.

From: Beendare
15-Dec-22
I found a neat one in the CO backcountry one year. An A frame with that filament reinforced construction plastic-it was huge, bad ass.

From: Bake
16-Dec-22
I'm more bothered by the bed :) I slept on a piece of plywood in Russia for 11 days. . . . I thought I was tough, but I ain't :)

From: APauls
16-Dec-22
Gold star for Brotsky!

From: StickFlicker
16-Dec-22
Old Proverb: Man who lives in Glad (Saran?) houses should not throw stones.

From: LUNG$HOT
16-Dec-22
Thanks for being so transparent with your building plans Don!

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