somekind wrote:Pics or it didn't happen.
LisaLuckyOne wrote:If your Hexa yurts that's God's way of saying that you're playing with it too much.
Try a little Gold Bond.
ygmir wrote:there was a company here, northern CA, that made folding yurts on a trailer.
they were really neat, well insulated, etc, and, all folded down flat for moving and went right up..........
that'd be a neat way to go.......
Fire_Moose wrote:I helped put one up in my camp. Must say it was pretty snazzy. Was a bit of a pain to get the final couple strips of tape on but my staff came in handy for that.
emotion_sickness wrote:my group is planning on making at least one for next year...what sort of mods are you planning on making? how many people could one of those sleep comfortably?
rob1981sac wrote:just curious.. what kind of air conditioner did you use and generator, did it work keeping it cool in the heat of the day?
sonic wrote:I have been researching into building a hexayurt for 2009. I think it is a great option and, after 7 years on the playa in dust-caked camping structures, a dust free space sounds fantastic.
I have a two questions about hexayurts though....
1. The seem pretty simple to erect, but what about taking them down. How hard is it to cut the tape? What tools do you use... a razor blade, scissors...? And what special care, if any, is required to make sure it is clean and usable for the next year?
2. I hear that they are great at keeping the dust and heat out, but what about noise. I actually enjoy sleeping to the ambient techo and playa sounds. Will I lose this in a hexayurt?
Thanks in advance and I'll see you in a hexayurt next year!
Grazelda wrote:Hey JK (or anyone) - did you see any double-tall 8-foot hexayurts? Found the video of folks assembling one, wondered how strong they were and/or if they are reinforced somehow. We talked about using battens from e Hobie Cat sail to diagonally stiffen some panels - would that be needed you think?
Did you anchor the yurt at all? What about flooring?
And one big question - when I see the pics of shiny hexayurts I always wonder whether the reflections off them would blind your neighbors. Doesn't the shiny nature of the hexayurt doom all around you to blindless, and your tented neighbors to them being kinda extra-cooked by the reflected light?
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