Discussion in 'Shelters & Accessories' started by Fossil Bluff, Jun 22, 2019.
This is it....... In my hex peak
I have this for all year round T zip so can be opened either side.
As seen here.
Easy to pitch too, Hook to pole, add 4 pegs to corners... Done !!
Ah yes, but technically food, fuel, water and normally-worn clothing don't qualify as they're not 'Base Weight'
It's a very well made and lightweight inner, and I much prefer the T-zip, but there's only a rectangular floor, so you can't use the rear 'triangle' of the hexagon. Hence I just sold mine along with the mesh inner of the same model, which will fit better into a four-sided pyramid (i.e. what it's designed for). It's just so nice to get that 'extra' space back!
One of the pleasant surprises I've had with the Hexpeak is finding out what a warm tent it is in colder conditions, particularly when pitched low. I'm finding a mesh inner sufficient for full 3-season use. I don't do much in winter, but given the lesser need for insect protection in winter I'd consider going without an inner and using the saved weight for bulking up on other insulation.
I know not of such things. I only know what me bag weighs
Light enough to be comfortable.
I get it if you’re on the trail for a fortnight. But that’s not me
I ordered one of these inners. I think you can mount it down the right hand side... ie longitudinally- that would make sense to have an entrance right by the main opening.
It also means that I’m not stepping over the dog to get in and out.
I’ll give it a go as soon as it turns up
Which one did you order @Fossil Bluff ?
That thing you’ve got... whatever it’s called
It rejoices in the name of "Asta Xinxue 1 Person Summer Inner"
That’s the badger
haha, i seem to recall i couldnt get the original hex inner to sit quite right or rather i had to move it round half a panel so it would fit neater but i dont have that problem with this as it fits well. (sort of like opposite the door)
the hex isnt symetrical so i am interested how it fits if your thinking of turning it abit
Should be symmetrical, apart from the door.
I seem to remember Bob at Backpackinglight saying you can orientate it that way.
Look at the picture you’ve posted - it’s symmetrical
Ahh.... haha silly me... sorry.. I just glanced over the 250 and 300 numbers... and got... 7 lol
Too hot and started to get a million ants wanting to pitch up for the night in my house!!
And been running about doing jobs....
Jeez..... if it's not ticks........ it's ants!!
I have red biting ants in my garden so no camping in there for me
You're both right:
Yes, it's symmetrical (along two axes)
No, it's not an equal-sided hexagon
Yes, you can set up the inner in more than one position
I blame the German - if you look at his YouTube video diagram, he portrays an equal-sided hexagon consisting of six equilateral triangles, which is incorrect. The reason his system works despite this error is because he's still working on one of the symmetrical axes.
It's been a while since school, so those with a clearer grasp of Euclid may wish to take me to task.
The principle point being that (and I quote Pythagoras here) “you can shove the inner on the RHS my handsome”
That may, or may not, be helpful for the awfully named mesh inner thingy so that the door is offered up as you enter the shelter. I’ll give it a go when I’m in possession of the thing.
I'm with him on beans, though only the baked variety.
It was, of course, Pythagoras who first penned that little ditty ‘beans, beans, good for the heart, the more you eat the more you....’
You get the picture.
According to Pliny, Pythagoreans believed that fava beans could contain the souls of the dead, since they were flesh-like. Due to their black-spotted flowers and hollow stems, some believers thought the plants connected earth and Hades, providing ladders for human souls. The beans’ association with reincarnation and the soul made eating fava beans close to cannibalism
I think he was on to something.
Certainly makes as much (if not more) sense as some of the dietary fads in current circulation
Mmm, I heard that they connected beans with flatulence. The passing of gas was considered to be part of the soul escaping the body.
No, I didn’t just make that up
Blimey! New inner arrived today - 12 days from China. Superbly wrapped, really good quality item for the cost of it.
hey dont be daft diddi, i have loads in my garden and it doesnt stop me and i hate em
the fly screens do work you know lol
just spray some x 4 on it.
@Fossil Bluff nice.... that was quick, pics or it didnt happen!!!!!
nice stuff sack isnt it
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