Shelter News - a thread for new shelter talk

Discussion in 'Shelters & Accessories' started by theoctagon, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. PhilHo

    PhilHo Thru Hiker

  2. Or you are looking at the Lunar Solo ;)
  3. Enzo

    Enzo Thru Hiker

    A quick Google of average heights for men in China shows 172cm.
    As I understand it hight is strongly heritable, but only given adequate nutrition.
    The gifts of a market economy are leading to people reaching their full potential.
    As well as pollution etc of course.
  4. dovidola

    dovidola Thru Hiker

    Way above my pay grade I'm afraid
  5. jack4allfriends

    jack4allfriends Summit Camper



    Lanshan 2 Pro - single skin 2 person version
  6. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

    Last edited: Nov 8, 2019
  7. Lempo

    Lempo Thru Hiker

  8. All but the weight....:)
  9. stonemonkey

    stonemonkey Ultralighter

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  10. jack4allfriends

    jack4allfriends Summit Camper



    I like the drama :biggrin:
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  11. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Lanshan 1 Pro arrived today, quick once over looks very good, tidy job and finished well.

    I can confirm it’s a single skin with sewn in bathtub and bug screen, SMD Lunar’esque

    I’ll be up the park tomorrow for a quick pitch and I’ll get some photos while I’m at it.

    First impressions are good though, my first Chinese shelter (apart from the X-Mid) so wasn’t sure what to expect.
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  12. Cranston

    Cranston Thru Hiker

    Xmid's from Vietnam.
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2019
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  13. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Good to know, I thought I’d read they were made in China
  14. Cranston

    Cranston Thru Hiker

    Not trying to be pedantic-nor bash the Chinese manufacturers, just that I have had four tents made in Vietnam all are/were really excellent quality.
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  15. ZenTrekker

    ZenTrekker Section Hiker

    Full review tomorrow Then?
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  16. Heltrekker

    Heltrekker Ultralighter

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  17. fluffkitten

    fluffkitten Moderator Staff Member

    Melon Bites on the Lanshan 2 Pro.

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  18. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

    Looks cheap if not Blue Peter’ish
  19. jack4allfriends

    jack4allfriends Summit Camper

    It seams like Flame Creed still use old type shell material & 3F has new more robust ripstop in their version.:bookworm:
  20. Raul

    Raul Trekker

  21. Nigelp

    Nigelp Ultralighter

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  22. Lempo

    Lempo Thru Hiker

    Not really news, but I snatched this from Reddit and thought I post it here before imgur expires. Thought it might be of interest.


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  23. Clare

    Clare Thru Hiker

    But that only refers to the size of the inner net and doesn't take account of vestibules/pitched size of outer.
  24. Lempo

    Lempo Thru Hiker

    You'll have to go and complain in Reddit for that... :D but one other comment was that it also didn't cover the internal volume, which affects to livability.
  25. Nigelp

    Nigelp Ultralighter

    What about height and slope angle? :)
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