Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Is Titanium Worth It? Ultralight Valtcan 1000ml Titanium Kettle - REAL R...


Today Luke is reviewing a Titanium Kettle; this is a 1000ml Kettle made by the company called Valtcan.  To be honest, I know very little about this company.  

Speaking of which, I’m not sure who sent this to me; it was in the mail one day - not sure if a viewer sent this to me or the company.

If it was a viewer, thank you!
If it was the company, they may regret sending it.

Find out why in my review.
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Valtcan 1000ml Titanium Kettle 

What it is : This is a 1000ml titanium kettle made by the company called Valtcan.  To be honest, I know very little about this company and in fact, I’m not even sure who sent this to me; it was in the mail one day - not sure if a viewer sent this to me or the company.

No matter what, just as with all of my content, this review is agenda free; I don’t care if you purchase this, I’m here to share my thoughts and opinions.


Dimensions : 3.5” high x 5.5” wide 

Weight : 7.3oz for the kettle / 8.7oz for the kettle and bag

Capacity : 1000ml / 33.8oz / 1 liter

Features :
Removable Silicone handle grip
Angled spout 
Internal filter - this is good for when you are making loose tea, boiling noodles, etc
Includes store bag
Vents in the lid 
Grab tab on the lid

Price : $85

Pros :

Lightweight especially for the capacity
Good capacity - Large enough that you can cook in it and eat from it as well as boil and heat.
Very good quality 
Good handles, the silicon grips do work
Good grab tab on the lid - good resistance so it stands up
Handles have a good amount of resistance so when you stand them up then don’t fall over and heat up

Cons :
Pricey - for a titanium kettle, this is expensive especially when you can find virtually identical products for about half the price.  For an example, Boundless Voyage has a version of this kettle that looks to be virtually the same and it’s $60 instead of $85. There are others and they are even less expensive. If you want to go with an aluminum kettle that’s a little heavier, you can get those at a much cheaper price, starting at $14.
Internal filter can either be a benefit or a hindrance depending on what you are doing.  For an example, if you are making cowboy coffee, it can make the entire cleanup process more difficult than it needs to be.  Not a big con by any means.

Summary :
All in all, I like this kettle, the quality is great, the size is perfect for single person use or group use but the price is higher than comparable products.  Again, products that are virtually the same!  Speaking of which, I was disappointed to see that this product is a relabel and not a unique product - maybe that is what Valtcan Titanium does - someone else makes the products and slaps different logos on them.
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Monday, September 26, 2022

Is a 40+ Year Old Tent Design Waterproof and Storm Worthy? - Eureka Timb...


In this Test Night episode, the Eureka Timberline 2 Tent is facing a lot of rain and I mean it... 

A LOT OF RAIN! 

Can a tent that has stayed virtually unchanged for 40+ years keep you dry in a storm?

Will there be problems?  Will the tent leak?

How Bad Will It Be?

Find out now. 
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Saturday, September 24, 2022

4" of Rain - In the Storm, In the Heavy Rain, with the Lightning - Truck...


In this Adventure, a POWERFUL Storm System is moving into the area bringing with it flooding rains, frequent thunder and lightning.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Reviewing Teton Sports’s Least Expensive Sleeping Pad - Teton Sports Alt...


This is a budget friendly sleeping pad made by the outdoor company Teton Sports.

The Altos is a summer pad that’s fairly lightweight, offers 3” of cushion and my review begins now.
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Teton Sports Altos Sleeping Pad 

What it is : This is a budget friendly sleeping pad made by the outdoor company Teton Sports.

The Altos is a summer pad that’s fairly lightweight, offers 3” of cushion and my review begins now.


Colors : Baby Blue 

Versions : Insulated, Non-insulated 

R-Value : The non-insulated version has a r-value of 1.3

Size / Measurements
Inflated - One only, 72” x 20 x 3” 
Packed - 9” x 3.5” x 3.5” - about the size of a Nalgene bottle.

Materials : 75D Diamond Shell - polyester

Weight : 1lb 9oz with the storage bag

Price : $40 for the non-insulated, $60 for the Insulated

Review Pros :
Good size pad for individuals up to 6ft tall.
Great quality - no issues with leaking.
Very good price - affordable for the size 
Overall good size
Easy to inflate - good valve 
Comfortable to use - can sleep on it any way that you like including side with nothing touching the ground.
Not very loud when moving around on it.
When packed, it doesn’t take up a lot of room inside of your pack. 
Lifetime warranty! That means a lot especially when it comes to a product of this type. 
Larger air chambers on the sides to hold the user in the center of the pad

Point : No inflation bag is included - this isn’t really a con considering the price but should be mentioned.

Now onto the real cons….

Review Cons

Because of the size of the pad, it can and will take time to inflate the pad via your lungs.

Ugly blue color - it’s more of a baby blue would prefer additional color options or at least a darker blue.

Pad is slightly slick due to the materials; you might want to consider an anti-slip solution such as seamgrip. 

No repair kit included 

There isn’t an XXL pad for taller and wider individuals 

R-Value
Speaking of the R-value, Teton Sports isn’t forthcoming about this information on their website; you can only find these details on the Amazon page which I flat out do not like.  

The insulated version of this pad isn’t all that insulated.  It is rated only for a 2.7 which is fairly low. 

Maybe they don’t state the R-value because 2.7 is so low that one won’t likely even notice it. 2.7 is generally recommended for cool, above freezing conditions.

Summer r-values run between 1 - 3
Fall and early spring 3 - 5
Winter 5+

Summary :

All in all, this is not a bad sleeping pad for the money; it’s a good size, offers excellent cushion, the quality is good and it features a lifetime warranty!  

For this price, there aren’t many companies that do.

Over the last year or so, I have been very impressed with Teton Sports; very good quality products for the money.  
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Monday, September 19, 2022

I Discovered a Water Bottle with a Hose! HardSide Hydration Sig Wig Nalg...


A Water Bottle with a Hose?

If you spend enough time in the outdoors around other backpackers and campers, you will come across someone who is using a Nalgene Water Bottle. 

Nalgene makes a number of different products with the most popular being the Wide Mouth Bottle like the one that you will see in this video.

What makes these so popular?

Firsts off, the quality is excellent, they are extremely durable, lightweight, low cost, come in a ton of different colors and so on.

Now that we have focused on what a Nalgene is, lets discuss what the Sig Wig is;

The Swig Wig is a Nalgene bottle based kit but it adds a hose kit so that one can use a Nalgene bottle virtually the same way as a hydration bladder.
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HardSide Hydration Sig Wig Nalgene Water Bottle with Hose System

What it is : If you spend enough time in the outdoors around other backpackers and campers, you will eventually come across someone who is using a Nalgene Water Bottle. 

The company makes a number of different products with the most popular being the Wide Mouth Bottle like the one that you see here.

What makes these so popular?

Firsts off, the quality is excellent, they are extremely durable, lightweight, low cost, come in a ton of different colors and so on.

Now that we have focused on what a Nalgene is, lets discuss what the Sig Wig is;

The Swig Wig is a Nalgene bottle based kit but it adds a hose kit so that one can use a Nalgene bottle virtually the same way as a hydration bladder.


Dimensions :
11.25 tall
3.5” diameter 
Hose is 40” long

Capacity : Most common Nalgene bottles are the 32oz models, this is a 48oz bottle.

Materials :
BPA/BPS free plastic 

Weight : 10.3oz

Versions :
There is an insulated version and a non insulated version.
There are multiple colors of hoses to choose from; orange and clear

Price : $48 for the insulated tube version and the 48oz bottle. 

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Review Pros :
  • Great quality Nalgene bottle.
  • Large capacity Nalgene.
  • You have the capability of a bottle with the ease of access of a bladder - in other words, you have the hose and the ability to get water quickly without having to get the bottle out of your pack.
  • Easy to clean
  • Easy to refill
  • Easy to add water treatment drops
  • You can easily add flavor to your bottle and can as I mentioned already, easily clean it.  
  • Having the ability to drink water without getting out the bottle is a huge plus - this translate to the user consuming more water while out on the trail which is a good thing in most situations. 
  • Cost : $30 isn’t bad for this system; Honestly a higher price wouldn’t surprise me at all. In general, a 48oz Nalgene runs around $13, a hydration hose runs around $15…
  • This system can be used with filtration devices very easily.
  • If you need to get water out of your bottle, you can do so easily and quickly which isn’t the case with a bladder.
  • You can easily change out the hose and bit valve if you like. 
  • Straw can be shortened so that this system can be used with smaller Nalgene bottles.
  • Lifetime guarantee 

Review Cons : 

  • No instructions were included with the system; while not difficult to figure out if you have ever used a hydration bladder but if you haven’t done so, you may have to go looking for some instruction on how to put the components together. 
  • Sucking water through a hose kind of sucks - it is what it is.  I rather drink from a bottle and get the quantity that I want quickly.
  • Bite valve isn’t my favorite.
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Saturday, September 17, 2022

Forced To Hunker Down - Stuck Under a Tarp in a Big Storm - Flooding Rai...


In this Storm Adventure Episode, Luke is out for a hike in a Boreal Forest when the weather takes a turn for the worst.

A Strong Thunderstorm Develops and Day becomes as Dark as Night!

Then comes the the lightning, heavy rain....
now it's time to cook! 

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Backcountry Chicken Supreme Recipe :
1/2 cup cut fresh broccoli
1/2 cup cooked cubed chicken
1/4 cup cream of chicken soup
1/4 tsp of curry powder
1 packet of mayo
1/4 cup shredded cheese

Boil broccoli until tender; drain. Add chicken, soup, curry and mayo and mix well. Cook and simmer until bubbly. Top with cheese and cover until melted. Dig in! 
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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

FAILURE - Waterproof Testing a Cheap Trekking Pole Tent - Underwood Aggr...


This is a waterproof test of a terrible looking trekking pole tent....

The Underwood Aggregator Tent is even worse than I expected!
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Underwood Aggregator 1 Person Trekking Pole Tent 

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Monday, September 12, 2022

From a Winter Tent to a Summer Tent in Minutes - Hilleberg Unna Mesh Inn...


This is an Absolute Game Changer!
In this episode Luke is discussing the Hilleberg Unna Mesh Inner which replaces the fabric inners so that Hilleberg Tents can be used in the warmer months.

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Hilleberg Unna Mesh Inner - 4 Season to 3 Season Conversion Kit

What it is : Some time back, I posted a video about the Mesh Inner Conversion kit for the Hilleberg Nammatj tent; 

The kit converted the shelter from a 4 season tent to a 3 season one and I’ll quickly explain what that means.

Hilleberg is renowned for their 4 season tents; within this category of shelter, their tents are frankly the best of the best in terms of strength and storm worthiness.

While their 4 season tents excel in the winter time in cold conditions, those types of shelters are the opposite of what you want as the temperatures rise.

This is why

Double wall 4 season tents feature a fabric inner like this and this fabric inner provides some true benefits when camping during the winter months.

It blocks wind drafts, blocks snow from entering the tent body, and it holds in heat.

Think of those properties for a moment;

Blocks wind drafts and holds in heat.  This is the exact opposite of what you want in the summer when it is warm; 

You want as much air flow as possible and you want warmth to be released instead of being trapped. 

That’s where is product comes into play -

The last time that you all saw the Unna on my channel was back in the winter when I was using the tent in a winter storm.  It performed incredibly well in the storm that started as a freezing rain event, then transitioned to a wind driven snow storm.

The tent performed just as a 4th season tent should but now that summer is here, it is simply too warm to use this tent comfortably.  

Until now!

This is the Hilleberg Mesh Inner for the Unna and it replaces the fabric inner so that this shelter can be used in the warmer months.

If you saw the Nammatj Conversion kit video, this isn’t going to be all that different other than we are focusing on the kit with a different tent.

I find this sort of gear interesting and I wanted to share this content with those that do as well.

How important is this kit?  That is a great question -
Without it, I would never use this tent in the warmer months….it’s absolutely miserable to do so.  

It’s like this, you go camping with this tent or similar, you set it up and let's say that it’s 80F outside.  Inside of the tent, it can easily be 20 - 30 degrees warmer and again, that’s because the fabric is hold in in heat and it’s limiting air flow.


Price : $230

Weight: 1lb 9oz

Can be set up on its own when using the tent poles - requires 6 stakes to do so.
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Thoughts

Worth the money - For those who plan to use their strong Hilleberg tent in the warmer months, this mesh inner is a no brainer as the benefits are massive.  

A Hilleberg tent with a fabric inner in the summer is basically unusable in warmer conditions whereas with the mesh inner, it becomes a supremely strong tent that can be used in the 3rd season.

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Tent Availability : Akto, Anjan 2, 3, Allak, Enan, Helags 2, 3, Kaitum 2, 3, Soulo, Soulo BL, Staika, Nallo or Nallo GT 2, 3, or 4, Nammatj, Nammatj GT 2, 3, Rogen, and Unna tent.

Product Availability : Unfortunately due to the shortages and limitations which many industries are facing today, the mesh inners for most Hilleberg tents are exceptionally hard to locate.  

How did I find this one : I called outdoor retailers all across the country and asked them to take note of my name and number and what I was looking for.

It took 6 months but finally I found one and here it is. 
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Friday, September 9, 2022

⛈️ Storm Camping in the Bed of my Toyota Tundra - Heavy Rain, Thunder an...


In this Adventure, a series of rain showers and storms are rolling through the area while I'm out enjoying an evening of truck camping.

Get ready for heavy rain, thunder, and some good food.

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

OneTigris ACTUALLY Did It! - OneTigris WorkTop Portable Camping Table


Many have been waiting for the OneTigris Folding Table to return to the market and today is the day!

It's back and it's better than ever!

This is the OneTigris WorkTop Folding Table first look!
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OneTigris WorkTop Portable Camping Table 

What it is : If you go back in time to early 2020, OneTigris had a foldable table on the market and it was a great product - At some point in time that year, the company discontinued it and since that point and time, I have been bombarded with questions about alternatives.

The closest that I have seen was the Sundick foldable table….yeah, you heard me, that’s the same of it.

Over the last two years, I’ve spoken to OneTigris numerous times and I’ve asked them;

“When is there going to be a new table?”
“Any word on a foldable table?”
“You all need to bring out a new table.”

Finally after a long wait, OneTgris has returned the Table to the market and folks, it’s just as good if not better than the previous version.

The company calls this the WorkTop table and my first look begins now.



What’s included : Storage bag, table top, frame, mesh storage 

Weight : 2.66lbs - complete package 

Materials : 600D Polyester, 7075 Aluminum, Nylon 66 Plastic, YKK Zippers 

Measurements Stored : 16.1” long, 5.1” wide

Measurements Setup : 15.75” deep, 23.6” long, 15.3” tall

Load Capacity : 88lbs on the table, 22lbs in the mesh storage 

Colors : Coyote Brown, Ranger Green and Black

Price : $50

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Compared to the previous version :

The old version cost $68 - 
Was made with 500D Cordura Nylon
Included two I believe MOLLE panels that attached to the table - i never found a use for them so I discarded them
Size is virtually the same - the new table is about an inch longer and height and depth is virtually the same
….
Summary :
If you have been waiting for this table to return to the market, today is the day!  For all intensive purposes the same table; there are some slight differences with the measurements, the materials but in all reality, you won’t likely notice them.

The previous version of this table was excellent and this one looks to continue with that tradition.  Way to go OneTigris for hearing the feedback from the outdoor community and bringing this product back to the market.  
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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Wow....It's Worse Than I Expected - Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2P Tent Water...


In this episode, Luke is waterproof testing the Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2P tent

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How bad is the stretching going to be?
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Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2P Tent - First Look 

What it is : This is a trekking pole tent from the company called Outdoor Vitals.  This is new to the market and I have received countless requests to review it.

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

⛈️ Thunder & Lightning Camp in Heavy Rain - Storm Camping Under a Tarp A...


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Thursday, September 1, 2022

Zpacks Copy? - Don't Buy This Tent Yet - Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2 First ...


This is the newest Outdoor Vitals tent and I have to admit, I have major concerns about it.

This is TOGR's preview and first look of the Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2P tent.
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Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2P Tent - First Look 

What it is : This is a trekking pole tent from the company called Outdoor Vitals.  This is new to the market and I have received countless requests to review it.

Thanks to all of the requests, I purchased this tent so that I can give you all an Agenda Free Review.

I’ve heard that there are some videos on this tent already but I’ve been told that they can’t be trusted.

That’s why TOGR exists; I’m going to give it to you all straight.  The good, the bad, and I’ll show where a product excels and where it falls behind.

Does this tent look familiar in terms of design?

I would say yes! What do you say?


Versions : This is a Fortius 1p and 2P tent

Colors : Arctic which appears to have a green hue to it and Blue 

Materials : Floor & fly - 15 D sil / PU micro-ripstop nylon, 1,500 mm HH

Mesh - 10D no-see-um nylon mesh

Zippers : YKK

Weight : 2lbs 2.5oz

Measurements Compressed : 5.5” x 7”
Measurements Setup : Measured in Video

Cost : $340

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Features :
Taped seams
2 doors
2 person
2 interior hanging loops
Lots of guy lines

Thoughts
Overall this looks to be a very nice tent -
Setup is fairly straight forward - if you have ever setup a trekking pole tent before, you’ll make easy work of it.
Quality looks to be very good but not great - I did find a few loose threads which is slightly disappointing especially when some very inexpensive tents have exceptional fit and finish.  This is a pricey tent
Materials - with this being a 15D sil PU Nylon, I am concerned about stretching especially when it's out in the rain.  It will stretch, it will sag but the question is, how bad will it be?  The materials for this tent are higher end and they should be for the price
Weight : The weight for this tent is very good but something that you have to remember is that trekking poles are required for the setup - if you carry trekking poles with you when you are out backpacking, you’ll appreciate the lower weight but if you don’t carry trekking poles then the weight of this tent isn’t all that impressive. 
Looks - This is an awesome looking tent - I love the blue color with the yellow accents.

Summary :
This tent looks to be a fairly close copy of the Zpacks Duplex tent - the duplex is an amazing shelter using some of the most advanced materials in the world, it’s insanely lightweight (around 1lb) and is also insanely expensive…not everyone needs or wants to spend that sort of money on a tent.

That alone makes this a very interesting tent.  

I like what I see here but I would say hold off on purchasing this tent for now, at least wait for me to rain test this tent.  I think it will be waterproof but I’m concerned about the stretching that is going to happen with this material.  It will stretch, it will sag but how much?  We will find out very soon.

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Monday, August 29, 2022

Our Overland Van Tour - What We Use and Why On a Budget - Pros and Cons ...


You all have been asking that we do a van tour so here you go!
In this episode we go over why we selected the Ford Transit with a low roof.

We go over the vents, the mesh doors, our power needs, our bathroom, gear and so on.

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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Heavy Rain, Storms and Flooding Change Our Plans - The Highest Sand Dun...


In the final part of the Summer 2022 Road Trip, Susie and Luke have to make some difficult decisions.

Heavy Rain, Storms, Lightning and Flooding are going to change Everything!

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

The RIGHT Way to Seam Seal a Tent or Tarp and Make Repairs - Seam Sealin...


Seam Sealing is one of those events that most of those who are involved in the outdoors will have to at least entertain the idea of at some point and time.

A lot of people really hate the process and in fact, there are web sites, videos, reddit pages dedicated to just how terrible the process is.

Why do so many people hate it so much?

Simple answer - it takes time, it can be insanely messy if you do it incorrectly or if you use one of those brush attachments that are often included….and once you have it on your hands, it can be difficult to remove.

In other words, if you don’t know what you are doing, it SUCKS! If you know what you are doing, it can actually be fun.

What I’m going to show you today is a method that I’ve developed over the years and it works incredibly well. Anytime that I have to seam seal a tent either because it didn’t come seam taped from the company or because it has developed a leak this is the process that I use.

It is the simplest, least messy, and does an excellent job of making the shelter waterproof once again.
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What You Will Need :

Seam Sealer -

Tip : Depending on the material that you are seam sealing, you will need different types of Sealer - In this case, the tent features SilNylon so a Silicone seam sealer is required

Tip : Some sealer’s can be diluted but I tend not to do this as I have personally had better experiences with nondiluted applications. To each their own….

Acid Brush - some seam sealers that you can buy will come with one of these, they are safe to use. Other kits involve a brush head….those are complete pieces of crap and will make the biggest mess. Do not use them! Acid brushes are also called Flux brushes.

Syringes with Curved Tip - often referred to as a dental Irrigation syringe - These run about $4 for one, or $5 for 4 or 5 of them.

Tip : These have a rather small tip opening - if you feel that not enough is coming out, you can use a pair of scissors or your knife to cut the tip to make it larger.

Optional : Latex or Vinyl Gloves

Tip : Latex gloves have superior resistance to tear, puncture and are also more waterproof because it is easier to control the level of microholes, therefore safer for risk jobs eg with biological material. Vinyl gloves, being devoid of natural proteins, can also be used by people allergic to latex proteins but can’t be used in all medical situations.

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Seam Sealing Instructions :

It is vital that you do this on a beautiful day in dry calm conditions. If you are going to do this outside, make sure there isn’t a chance of rain or you can really mess this up.

If there is a chance of wind, DO NOT DO IT! You don’t want the sealer moving when you are doing this - any sort of major Fluctuations could cause issues with the curing in the way that it adheres to the materials.

remember, seam tape goes on the inside of a tarp or tent, seam sealing goes on the outside. It’s never the other way around.

Only seam seal in temps above 60F or the sealer may not cure correctly.

Steps :

Clean surface and dry if need be.
 
Apply a thin bead over the seams on the outside of the tent or tarp.

Use the acid brush to spread sealer over the stitching making sure to provide complete coverage.

Once you have completed the sealing, you will need 3 - 6 hours depending on the conditions for it to cure.

Do not do anything to the shelter until it is completely dry…..when you think it's dry, wait another hour or two…the longer that it can sit and cure, the better the application will be. If you don’t wait long enough and if it doesn’t cure properly, you can have issues with stickiness, degradation of the sealer and so on.
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Budget Friendly - 3F UL 2022 Gear Lanshan 1 Pro Tent - First Look and Th...


This is a tent that many have been asking about and today, Luke is getting around to beginning his testing (about time....you'll see why in the video).

This is a first look and preview of the popular 3FUL Gear Lanshan 1 Pro Tent.
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3FUL Gear Lanshan 1 Pro Tent - First Look 

What it is :
The Lanshan Pro 1 tent is a budget friendly ultralight trekking pole tent from the Chinese company 3F UL Gear.  It’s a single wall tent, has one door, one vestibule and is a pyramid style shelter. 

Who is 3F UL Gear : 3F UL is a Chinese company that has been around for about 10 years and since that point in time they have earned a rather positive reputation.  I’ve heard about them for a long time now and have been asked, why haven’t I reviewed their products?

Great question.  Simple answer, too many tents, and too little time.  With that being said, now it is their turn to face my critical but fair attention.  

This is my first experience with them and I’m excited to see what all the raving is all about. 


Components Included
Storage bag
9 tent stakes 
3 Guy line 
Repair patch
Seam sealing Syringe 
Seam sealing 

Price : $169 for the 3 season option, $179 for the 4 season - these are the prices from the 3F UL web site; you can also purchase these tents from AliExpress for similar pricing. 

Colors : Green, Grey, Khaki

Options :
3 Season with a mesh inner or a 4 season version with a fabric inner. 

Dimensions Stored
13.5” long x 5.9” wide 

Dimensions Setup
90” long - 31” wide - 49” tall

Materials :
Fly - 20D super tear resistant SilNylon - 2000mm rating - Silicon Impregnated 
Inner - 20D Nylon Mesh - the 4 season version features a 13D Nylon 
Floor - 20D PU Nylon with waterproof 6000mm
YKK Zippers  
Duraflex Buckles 

Weight : 1.8lbs 

Versions
Lanshan 1, Lanshan 2 - those are double wall tents from what I understand. 

Comparing the Pro to the regular models, the Pro is a bit longer, wider, taller and is lighter weight.  If you are above 5’ 10”, the pro model is definitely going to be the model for you.  With that being said, make sure to pay attention to the sizing to ensure that the dimensions will work for you.

The materials are different - the Pro features silicon impregnated materials and the regular features silicon treated materials - these are two different processes and there are differences between the two.  This really could be a video on its own but briefly here are some points to consider;

Impregnated nylon, silnylon is stronger than a nylon that has been treated with silicon and it doesn’t age as fast as treated nylon.  Treated nylon can be seam taped so seam sealing isn’t required.  SilNylon isn’t as waterproof as silicon treated nylon either. 

Pro Impressions and thoughts so far
-The quality from the get-go looks to be very good.
- Impressively small size
- Impressive weight 
- re-enforced points
- good amount of space for a 1 person tent 
- price is very good for the materials and weight
- setup is rather easy to pitch 
- good pitch - no initial sagging 
- LOVE the Color

Con Impressions and Points  :

Ordering from the 3F UL site is a bit confusing.  

Seams have to be sealed - I only mentioned this as a con because some people simple don’t want to do it.  

Coming up soon, I will have a setup video as well as a seam sealing instruction video.  I’ll show you have to go about seam sealing this tent which will apply for any tent - my method is the easiest, most straightforward, very neat and not messy at all.  

Once the seam sealing is done, I’ll move to the rain waterproof testing and we’ll see what this tent is capable of.
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