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    Has anybody had experience with the Range A Frame Tent available from Cabela's (Made by Montana Canvas)? It is pricy, but looks like a heavy duty all season outfit with stove heat capability. Its obviously not for backpackers - I'm a camp not far from the truck guy.
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    Those spike tents are nice for a pack in, but if you are near the truck, for a similar price I prefer a wall tent. There is more useable space inside. That one pole style needs to be pretty big, or have short walls on the sides to make a comfortable camp that doesn't have you hunched over all the time.

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    A good quality tent, but I would look to other makers then the one sold by Cabelas. Most are cheaper then that, and offer better warranties. Such as Don Strinz

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    I use a 10x10 range tent from David Ellis. I love it. Did require a bit of seam sealer on two small pin holes from the sewing of the stove hole, withstands torrential downpours now with no leaking whatsoever, and canvas just breaths better.



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    Gvdocholiday,
    Do you have pictures of your Ellis tent? What do yo think of the lighter weight fabric? I have been looking at them.

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    I've got this one in 12x12 and luv it https://www.reliabletent.com/index.c...ID=150&CATID=9

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    I don't have any first-hand knowledge of the Montana Canvas tent except to say that they have a good reputation.

    When I was in the market for a big, comfortable tent, I ended up going with the 12x12 Alaknak from Cabela's.

    It's stove-capable and pretty roomy.


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    Here is my 12x12, this one was made by Trapline Lodges. Was right at $500 shipped. But, Trapline Lodges customer service sucks.




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    I don't have pictures at the moment. I spent 20nights in the tent this past summer during the month of July. Wish I'd of taken some pictures.

    As for the weight, I have the 10oz canvas. Tent, poles and all my gear load easily in my car. I've carted this tent and all my hunting gear for a three night stay a little over a mile fall of 2011 with no issues. Of course for that one I cut poles out there and left them tied up to a tree for future trips.

    Here's a little video I found:
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    Quote Originally Posted by WesinND View Post
    Gvdocholiday,
    Do you have pictures of your Ellis tent? What do yo think of the lighter weight fabric? I have been looking at them.

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    I also have a Dave Ellis range tent, mine is the 12x12 model. This will be my 4th season hunting out of It. Dave Ellis is one of the better canvas tent makers out there!

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