Tent mesh

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Tent mesh

Post by DerbyDave 18 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:30 pm

So are there any new and improved ways to cover the mesh in tents to help keep the sand out? Or if nothing new, any good old ones I may not know about yet?

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Re: Tent mesh

Post by AntiM » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:43 pm

I'm still a big fan of a comforter or felted blanket and spring clamps. Adjustable and doesn't permanently alter the tent. Also holds the temperature steady, and cuts down on ambient light coming through the nylon.

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Re: Tent mesh

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:53 pm

Well since there’s no sand on the dirt dry lake Black Rock Desert, you’ll be safe from sand entry regardless.
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Re: Tent mesh

Post by Token » Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:16 pm

Or get a tent that doesn’t have the mesh or has closable mesh windows.

I think Coleman makes one or few. Not too pricy.

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Re: Tent mesh

Post by AntiM » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:47 am

If you're good with a small tent under shade, the "60 second" tent has no mesh, other than the door and window, which zip up. I love ours.

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Re: Tent mesh

Post by Canoe » Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:11 pm

Captain Goddammit wrote:Well since there’s no sand on the dirt dry lake Black Rock Desert, you’ll be safe from sand entry regardless.
Goddammit Captain!
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DerbyDave 18 wrote:So are there any new and improved ways to cover the mesh in tents to help keep the sand fine playa soils & dried-out aquatic micro-fauna parts dust out? ...
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Re: Tent mesh

Post by Captain Goddammit » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:04 am

Well it’s dirt goddammit. Add water and it becomes mud. That’s dirt.
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