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    Sorry I have to ask this of everyone who has one. I would like to get the UL2, but was told that the fly/tent material is very thin, almost on the brittle side, and it would not be a good choice for taking into the high country for Sep (ie. rain, hail, snow). Is this true?

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    It is one of the lightest tents on the market so that comes from somewhere and thinner material is a big reason. That being said the material has been really durable. I haven't had any complaints from customers and I haven't had any issues with mine.

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    I used the UL2 last year in Colorado at 11,500-12,000 in September. It withstood some very windy, rainy nights with no problem. Yes, the materials are thin and this makes the tent a lightweight champ, but I wouldn't call the materials brittle by any means.

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    Like any ultralight gear you have to take care of it. With that being said my UL1 has been put to the test and I have never had an issue with it.

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    It's a great tent! I have one myself. Well worth the money IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S&S Archery View Post
    The UL3 is a sweet tent. It has one extra pole across the top that gives you a lot more headroom inside the tent versus the UL1 and UL2. I plan on using one this year for two guys and in a pinch you could get three in there but it would be tight. It's plenty long at 90" so being 6'4" you'll be fine.

    If you decide to buy one let me know and I'll hook you with a great deal.
    He can and will hook you up with a great deal.

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    That is a nice ultralight tent, but don't overlook Henry Shire's Tarptent Contrail. It has a little more room and even a couple ounces lighter.

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    I have both the Ul2 and the UL3. Like most tents, if you subtract one person from the listed capacity you have the perfect tent. I use the UL2 when hunting solo and have plenty of room and a great ultrlight tent. I use the UL3 for camping with another person. It is big enough for two people with room for a little bit of gear. I would never consider two people in the UL2, even if it was my wife! I've used these tents in the high country of Wy and the constant downpours of coastal AK. They work great for me, keeping everything dry and snug. Take off the rainfly for those rare very warm nights. There is so little difference in weight between the UL1 and UL2 that I can't imagine ever getting the UL1.
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