Coleman SunDome 6 Tent
Design: 3 season dome
Ease of Setup: tough alone , easy with 2
I have a 10x10 Coleman from '98 and we have camped lots, week at a time It looks like the Sundome models of today, 1 window on each side and the big door.
This tent has withstood 28 hours of pounding rain last week with very little leakage and that was at the door only. It is heavy and requires 2 to set up, the poles sang easy. But I love the space, I have never been to a camp ground with it, we have only camped in the bush.
I live in Canada and camping in May can be a crap shoot, this tent only has a small screened area at the roof and it is warm in the near freezing May weather. I don't know if the Coleman product of today are of the same quality but this one has been awesome in all weather and has yet to have anything break.
I treat it every spring with silicone spray. It is heavy and large but I don't mind that as we go boat camping so don't have to portage or anything. I have had numerous other smaller tents as spares or solo trips and they all have leaked or broke (they were all cheap brands also) but this old Coleman has really held up. When it dies I don't know what I will do.
Design: 1 season
Ease of Setup: Very simple to set up, I have set it up myself without much light
Weight: 14.3 pounds
Price Paid: $210
Found the tent very practical and very easy to set up. This tent was very durable as we found out in a very giant storm from a tornado.... Time when we thought it would collapse it held up. Even with the amount of rain that came down it did not leak a bit.......I give it a 5 star rating based on the amount of camping we did last year.
Easy to set up
Looked good to the eye
Practicle pockets inside
Stores away to a nice small size
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This family dome from Coleman sleeps 5 and includes a large door for easy entry/exit with a hooded fly to provide ventilation even in rain. A large rear hooded window also provides airflow for cross ventilation. Mesh vents on the roof provide additional ventilation and the rugged 1000D polyethylene floor is a bath tub style for extreme weather protection.Sleeps 5.Main fly and floor seams are factory taped for extreme weather protection.Weather Tec system keeps you dry.Bathtub Floor.Freestanding.Shock corded fiberglass poles for quick reliable set up.Non stretch, UV resistant polyester fly.No see um mesh on all 4 sides of the tent and roof for venting.2 mesh interior pockets for organization and gear storage.Polyethylene welcome mat for muddy shoes.1 large 'D' door for easy access.Ring and pin assembly for fast reliable set up.Flashlight loop.Instructions sewn to carry bag so they are easy to find and hard to lose.Tent, pole and stake bags included.Fire retardant.Import.
The Coleman 10x10 Sundome tent offers you classic camping design with shock-corded fiberglass poles and a rainfly. It features the WeatherTec system with a waterproof floor, protected seams and weather-resistant fabric to protect you and your gear from the elements. A Variflo adjustable venting system helps to keep the interior comfortable.
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