Discussion in 'Shelters & Accessories' started by Fossil Bluff, Jun 22, 2019.
Pegs ... the destructions said clip it onto the D-rings... it would be easier on the pegs
And... I put 2mm cord on the mid points - perfectly adequate
I did tea ceremony wear for my A level ceramics exam work. Bit of an arts and crafts/Hamada fan.
I'm sure ''lite' wheels are available but I try and keep a base weight of 6-10lb and that wouldn't leave much for a tent etc
I'm sure iv only got 2... maybe 3 rings that mine clips into.. then I use the pegs
It won’t matter where you clip it TBH - but you will have more D rings
Is the supplied seam sealer any good?
Never used it. Someone else here (who understands about different sorts of seams - might have been @Mole?) explained that the Hex has the kind of seam which won't leak much if you don't seal it. That's been borne out in my experience. I imagine if you run into difficulties you could always use a weak solution of your potter's clay. Or some handy thatch. Or woad or something.
i like the idea of thatch
Meanwhile, i'll pick up some SilNet
Seams are sealed... don’t want any unwelcome dribbles in the night
We're all getting older, it's an inevitability sooner or later!
I suppose a drop of silnet May help that too
That was quick!! Ha.
Which stuff did you use? As iv not done mine yet and what did you thin it down with?
I binned the stuff that came with the shelter. I bought some Silnet -£9 - Cotswolds have it.
Stick half a tube of it in small jam jar and mix it with a little white spirit... keep mixing /adding until it’s the consistency of thin custard / thick olive oil. It comes with a little (stiff brush). Stipple and push it into the seams.
I know many people say that they haven’t needed to seam seal, but I remember my Golite Hex / SL3 on one horrendously torrential night... drip drip drip... Water is eventually going to track / wick through the stitching.
It took about an hour to do and a couple of hours to dry. A mate of mine said his took longer to dry he dusted it with talc so he could pack it away. I just brewed up and waited for the sunset
Did you do it inside or outside bluff?
The Hex site contradicts itself saying both..
Outside, mate, as per Bob’s instructions.
Here we go:
@Diddi I don’t know if you’ve seen this... but it works very well. No black straps required, tight as a drum.
Bloody simple but bloody brill..
I will deinatley try that next weekend.
Wonders off to also see if he can make it work with his 2p inner too
How on earth do you update AliExpress payment methods as a new user?
I have only ever used the app and that never required that process until i tried to log in online.
What you using?
Just logged on via t’internet. I’ll have a look for the app
Right, that’s that sorted...
Somehow I’ve managed to order a mesh inner for it.
I read a review that says the hanger needs to altered and the hex set higher - is that right?
I have yet to do mine
What has to be done?
anything you want really, i was thinking of leaving the clip on (just incase i buy the full asta as its only about £45 more to buy the inner and the outer)
but i would like mine to be adjustable if i can with a linelock of some sort.
work in progress atm, il have to re pitch the hex and have a good look.
and yes it does fit better if the outer is pitched higher.
a gentleman on here did some really good videos on it but i cant remember his username.
@dovidola may know......
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