Looking for cheap shade options

Ideas, advice, tips, and tricks regarding shelter, shade, tents, and camping. Yes, this includes RV's too.
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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:05 am

I've always hated seeing pvc pipe gouge out it eyes...
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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby lemur » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:09 am

remember to bring some 3 foot lengths of rebar for your monkey hut... and dont forget to candy cane it..
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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:12 am

I wanna salt water taffy it!
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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby Bob » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:15 am

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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:16 am

Bob wrote:Why stop at three feet?

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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby incubus_pantomime » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:02 am

Quick question about the footprint of a monkey hut. I've been looking at Chromatest's website, and my brother and I plan to build a monkey hut this weekend as a test run so we know what we're doing when we hit the playa. We have a four-person tent with a 9x9 footprint, and we're camping with one other person who will be bringing a separate tent (2-person). Would it be feasible to use the second size option and make a monkey hut with a 15'x20' tarp to cover both of our tents? Or would we need to consider the idea of building a bigger hut (or possibly even two huts)? We're camping in Lamplighters, and I don't know how much space we're allotted for our campsite, so that's a factor to consider, as well...

Any tips would be appreciated! :)
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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby Bob » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:06 am

Lemur, please stroke the monkey.
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Re: Looking for cheap shade options

Postby incubus_pantomime » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:11 am

Bob wrote:Lemur, please stroke the monkey.


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