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Camping -

I started this journey as a city girl who knew nothing about camping or the outdoors, but I married Randy Ranger (we call him) and he loves ALL things outdoors (almost as much as he loves me lol).  It was not until our children were 7 and 4 that he finally convinced me to go camping. My Randy Ranger tried very hard to explain the value of investing in a quality tent, if we had nothing else to start out, but I did not want to spend the money for one and we ended up with a very cheap box store tent....

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Camping Tips -

How to Remove Mildew from a Canvas Tent There's something about opening your canvas tent and finding a suprise "inside" when unrolled, the surprise is finding mildew that has developed on the canvas by accidently storing away wet, it is a good practice to pack away dry. If it is raining while taking down then the tent can be packed away and unrolled when you get the first opportunity.. Provided below is a mixture for removing the mildew without having to replace the tent... Start off with 5 quarts of water Add 1 quart of vinegar Add 1/2 teaspoon of liquid dish soap. Use a sponge to...

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Gear for Tent Camping -

 3 Sizes to Fit Your Style and Journey! Have you considered a tent that's hassle free for those late arrivals to your campsite after dark? Needing an easy tent that is compact & conveniently stores in an RV compartment for the grandkids? For those that enjoy camping as they travel on the road or a backpacker hitting the trails, a kayaker or canoe enthusiast needing a small pack size that easily mounts for an easy hassle free carry?  Maybe you enjoy car camping but need to be able to fit your gear and transport it in the trunk of a small car? The NEW Malamoo...

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Camping Tips -

 Whether you prefer a Kodiak truck tent, swag, cabin or a quick set up flexbow model, you may ask how to treat a Kodiak Canvas Tent with Hydra Shield (two threads twisted together for superior strength, durability, and a very tight weave) with a dry silicone finish to create a watertight, breathable and durable fabric that also resists mold and mildew. Seasoning the canvas by wetting down first after setting up allows the Hydra Shield fibers to swell up and seal out the moisture, you can also set up at location and allow the rain to activate it as an option. Unlike synthetic fabrics, or...

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