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How do you erect a hartford xl tent

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Start with the two longest poles and feed them through (every pole is colour coded so you can't go wrong), that will give you the main shape. peg each corner, once done start with back door section and feed the shorter ones through the loops when done peg it down. then do the same with the other two sleeping sections. finally the front door section (the black/grey coded pole) the pole has a curve which positions in the middle,get that pegged down and put the guide ropes in and it tight. then you can fine tune the rest of the tent sections, once you have everything how you want it, then put guide ropes in. it takes 15/20mins with two people to get everything up, after that it takes 15/20mins for one person to fine tune. hope this helps, if this is your first time putting up the hartford xl it'll take you about 1hr 15mins cause it did me. but it gets quicker with practice.

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http://www.365campingcaravanning.com/reviews_familytents_1.htm



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