Vango Oakmere TC 600XL Tent (2020)
The Vango Oakmere TC 600xl is a new and versatile poled tent, with a polycotton fabric for greater durability and reliability. Perfect for those going camping early season camping, or on the continent where the climate is warmer. Featuring the NEW Midnight bedrooms, which block a significant amount of light out, to ensure a better night's sleep.
The new Sentinel Signature TC (Polycotton) flysheet fabric is used to manufacture the Vango Oakmere TC 600xl tent, perfect for long, luxurious, summer breaks, and durable for longer periods of time. The nature of the polycotton fabric, allows it to be used in both cooler and warmer conditions, as the fabric will be retain the heat on cooler days, but also breathe and keep cooler on the warmer camping trips. By utilising pre-angled Powerflex Poles as opposed to Airbeams, the family tent is more affordable, at a value for money price. Furthermore, this 6 man tent offers full standing height throughout the entire tent, with very useful features such as a sewn-in groundsheet with drop down-doors, which means that you can effortlessly enter and exit your tent with prams and wheelchairs. A three-zone design, giving ample, flexible living space and the NEW Midnight Queen-Size bedrooms, which help to block out early morning light, for a better night's sleep.
- Midnight Bedrooms - block out most early morning light for a greater night's sleep.
- Double-section living space - both an enclosed porch area, and a sewn-in living space.
- Queen Sized Bedrooms - 60cm width per person in the bedroom compartments.
- Clear Access Bedrooms - have a lower lip for easier entry into bedrooms.
- King Pole Side Door - create a sheltered entrance to your tent (Poles sold separately)
|Tent Collection||Vango Sentinel Signature Tents|
|Year of Manufacture||2020|
|Berth||6 Man |
Berth – This shows the number of people that the tent can sleep within the inner tents of a model of tent, in line with the industry standard. Normal procedure is to look for a slightly larger tent, for example, a family of four usually purchase a five or six berth tent, to give added room and comfort.
|Doors||1 Front Door with Mesh Door / 1 Side Door|
|Flysheet Fabric||Polycotton Fabric (35% Cotton / 65% polyester) |
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.
|Fabric Denier||Polycotton (35% Cotton / 65% Polyester) |
Denier - a measurement used to determine the thickness of the tent flysheet. It relates to the fibre thickness, or thread counts used. The thicker the fabric, generally the stronger, and more durable the fabric will be. The denier really reflects the lifetime to be expected of the tent, and how quickly, it will be affected by UV Degradation.
|Groundsheet Fabric||Double-coated polyethylene groundsheet|
|Inner Fabric||Midnight Breathable Polyester Fabric|
|Window Fabric||PVC Windows with Toggled Curtains|
|Fire Retardant||Yes |
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.
|Pack Size (cm)||L75 x W42 x H40cm|
Double Skin Tent – A tent with an inner bedroom and a flysheet, most family tents are designed as a “Double Skin tent”, as it makes the tent more comfortable, and lessens the effects of condensation.
|No. Bedrooms||3 Bedrooms|
|Bedroom Dimensions (cm)||360 * 210cm|
|Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm)||Bedroom 1: (120 * 215cm)|
|Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm)||Bedroom 2: (120 * 215cm)|
|Bedroom 4 Dimensions||Bedroom 3: (120 * 215cm)|
|Floor Dimensions||700 * 380|
|Pitching Order||Insert the pole sleeves, and insert into pin, and peg the corners of the tent.|
|Poles or Air||Powerflex® Fibreglass |
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 compared to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
|Number of Poles / Beams||5 Main Poles|
|Pitching Time||25 Minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||720 * 400|
|Recommended Use||Perfect for early and late season campers, the Oakmere TC family tent will offer a polycotton tent at a reasonable price point.|
Sentinel Signature Fabric
Excel Poled Specifications
Excel Poled Sentinel Signature Features