New for 2017, the Vango Edoras / Rivendale 500xl front awning, which now features a full zip connection, making a more secure, draught free seal for added stability to the tent. Furthermore the purpose of the awning is to add living space to the front of the tent, making the tent more versatile and more spacious. The awning features a full door, which can be closed in the event of poor weather, and the awning has the same Diamond clear windows and roof panel windows to ensure the awning neatly matches the design and style of the tent. Due to the new nature of the full zip connection, it is important to note, this awning will only fit the 2017 model, not any previous year models.
|Tent Collection||Vango Airbeam Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2017|
ProTex 4000mm - 150 Denier Flysheet
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.
|Window Fabric||Diamond Clear PVC Windows and roof panel windows|
|Pack Size (cm)||No|
|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.