Nice tent but GREAT price

Verified Buyer Reviewed by jontranfromseattle from seattle on Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Sign up and get the Sierra deals then you'll really appreciate purchases like this tent. Mainly, the sale price sets this tent apart. It's roomy. I bought it for family camping and will easily fit four people with all the stuff. Not sure how six people would fit in here unless they sleep touching each other. The one door is best for us. The window on the opposite side of the door is great for airflow as well as the mesh top. I'm skeptical of the mesh top fabric and the tent pole ties staying sewed together. I'm old school and really like the tarp like material for the bottom and the way the bottom is sewn to the side so that it creates a tub effect to thwart ground water seeping into the tent. HOWEVER, the green rainfly does not go all the way to the ground but just barely covers the seem between the whitish fabric part and the darker fabric part of the tent. When it rains, the water rolling off of the rainfly drips right onto the seam between the bottom tarp material and the sidewall and seeps into the tent. If there is enough rain, it will start to pool along the sidewall and tarp bottom seam sagging the sidewall and create a pool on the outside of the tent. You've seen this happen on anything that has ever been tarped that isn't stretched tight. I'm going to apply seam tape and since this is for mostly fair weather family car camping still give it five stars because of the tremendous price. This is the Summit version of the tent. I'm also on the lookout for the Meramac version rainfly which looks exactly the same dimensions but long enough to reach the ground. There may be shortcomings to this tent but it's still way better than anything else you can get for this price.
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