Designed to fit onto the front of the Outwell Flagstaff 6A tent, the Flagstaff 6A front awning is a superb, enclosed awning, which has generous living space and standing height. The awning uses one steel pole, and attaches securely to the front of your tent, providing a draught-free seal, for added protection from the elements. Additionally, the awning has large windows, matching the main design of the tent, and letting lots of light into the living space.
|Year of Manufacture||2016|
Outtex 4000mm, 75 Denier Polyester Fabric
Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.
Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.
Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.
|Groundsheet Fabric||Double-coated, polyethylene groundsheet, 10,000mm|
|Window Fabric||PVC Large Windows|
|Pack Size (cm)||74 * 28|
|Poles||19mm Steel Pole|
|Poles or Air||
Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compated to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.