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In a message dated 98-10-14 20:54:04 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org
(remove the z) writes:
> It is usable, and fairly weatherproof, but has drawbacks in that it
> does mist inside on heavy rain (so I'm told), and discolors a bit after
> use. There are several people that are going to be waterproofing theirs
> before they use it again. The cost of making one yourself compared to
> buying a medieval tent from a merchant is quite low.
Speaking from strictly personal experience, yes canvas pavilions do tend to
mist a tiny bit--nothing that has been a serious problem for me, compared to
last year's Kingdom Crusades, where after a not-terrible rain I literally had
to pour out my purse when staying in a nylon tent...
Where cost is concerned, I assume you are speaking in a purely monetary sense.
(I must have paid too close attention in economics....) In other forms of
cost, a machine capable of sewing a tent is generally needed, plus the time,
skills and energy to do so.
I do agree that the sunforger canvas seems to be the best to use, from what I
Slan go foill,
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