If you're thinking about buying a tent, you should consider the pros and cons of canvas vs. nylon, polyester, and other synthetic materials. Besides possibly being nostalgic because your first camping experiences as a kid were in a canvas tent, there are several benefits to canvas: It's more durable than nylon and other synthetics, and tears can be more easily repaired if they do occur. So if you are planning on being out in the wild for a long time, the canvas is a good bet.
Canvas tents also generally have more room inside and often allow you to stand up, depending on the design. If you are going to be camping in the winter, the canvas is definitely a better bet than nylon and other synthetics since it keeps you a lot warmer, no matter the weather.
The downsides are that a canvas tent weighs significantly more than nylon, and it also costs a lot more. This is somewhat balanced out by the fact that it is likely to last longer than a tent made of a synthetic material.
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This tent is for family campers who want a heavy-duty tent that they can rely on to keep them dry from the rain and stand up in the wind. The ceiling tops 6 feet, and it has four large windows complete with screens made of no-see-um mesh.
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Magnum Canvas Wall Tents
Magnum makes several sizes of a canvas tent. All are large with big rear windows but no floor. They are made from double-fill Army duck canvas and are extremely durable. These tents are fire-, water- and mildew-resistant and have enough room for two to four people.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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