[Ansteorra] Opinions on tent

Jean Paul de Sens jeanpauldesens at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 16:02:45 PST 2007

Also, IMO, canvas tents are superior in every facet to nylon tents except
for one : weight.  Now, if you're having to carry your tent considerable
distance, no way on the period tent.  Otw, canvas tent for the win.


On 3/4/07, Michael Silverhands <silverhands at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On Mar 4, 2007, at 4:12 PM, Ruh wrote:
> > I seem to have left out a key point in my previous question.  The
> > tent that we purchase must do double duty for both SCA and Mundane
> > camping for a while.  Eventually we hope to purchase a period tent,
> > but it will have to wait.  And no, we don't want to go hunting in
> > Panther oval marquee.  I know, I know, that's just horrible, but
> > there you have it.
> >
> > Edith
> Ah, yes... you don't want to mess up the period (modern period)
> encampment theme when you go hunting, by showing up with a Medieval/
> Renaissance period tent. The deer would likely be highly offended. ;-)
> Seriously, if you're camping alone it shouldn't matter. And if you're
> camping with others, it *could* be interpreted as "extra cool" (as
> opposed to "weird and geeky"). If nothing else, it might get them to
> ask about your hobby. :-)
> Michael
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