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Offline 300winmag

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Light cotton fly over nylon hot tent?
« on: January 25, 2020, 12:11:06 am »
Has anyone here tried using a light cotton fly over a nylon hot tent to reduce the likelihood of sparks hitting the nylon tent?

If so, how well does it work?

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Re: Light cotton fly over nylon hot tent?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2020, 09:25:27 am »
No, I use a nylon tent with a nylon fly. The key is to use a stove that doesn't throw sparks out the chimney.

A cotton fly would be heavy and kind of negate the point of having a lightweight tent.

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Re: Light cotton fly over nylon hot tent?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2020, 05:38:14 pm »
You’d almost be better off adding a second nylon fly. It would maybe get small spark holes that could be patched with seam sealer but would be lightweight and help insulate the tent a little.
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