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When it comes to the size of the tent, it is very important to select the right size for comfort and cost. Here are a few tips on how to choose the right tent to assure maximum comfort, ultimately to get the most out of your dollar.Once you have determined which brand of tent you want to purchase it's always a good idea to buy the next size or two larger to allow for additional space for sleeping and storage needs. For example, as a family of 4 when shopping for a tent keep in mind that a "4 person...

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Now that the camping season is done for some of you, it's time to store your tent. Here are a couple tips to save you some time, effort and $$$$ Before storing your tent, ensure that it is completely clean and dry. Moisture wrapped up in your tent for extended periods will promote mildew growth. Your clean and dry tent can be stored in its stuffsack or loosely in a box or oversized cotton storage bag. Avoid sealing your tent in a plastic bag or any other airtight, confined space. Find a cool, dry spot to store your tent such...

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Hi Randy Just got back from my first camping trip with my new OzTent. I am a 68 year widow so I wanted something easy to handle and easy to put up. We picked our spots and my friend went back to the office to let them know which spots we had chosen. He wasn't gone more than 6 or 7 minutes. So, I pulled that tent out and had it up by myself by the time he got back. I was leisurely sitting at the picnic table by the time he returned. Just had to show off! It was great,...

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Ooo, I'm kinda an expert camper myself ;-) Pack a family of 4 or 5 + dog (my hubby on occasion joins us mid-way) for anywhere from 2-4 weeks. I use large clear plastic bins, one for cooking & laundry items (propane stove & lighter, propane, laundry soap, dish soap, clothes line & pins, etc), one for dishes, one for dried food items.. Keeps them all together. Even tho they are clear, I also label what is in them with a marker, as then people put the right things in them ;-) Everything is so tightly packed in our minivan;...

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Camp cooking over an open fire adds a unique and flavorful way to enjoy the camping experience at its best. To prevent soot build up on your cookware here's a helpful tip to keep your pots clean without having to wear your elbow and scrubber pads out, simply squeeze out a dime size amount of camp soap on a paper towel, rub the soap on the underside and sides of the cooking pot before you place over the fire. When its time to wash the dishes, clean up the utensils first leaving the pots that were used over fire for...

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