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    One man bivy

    Picked up a REI Roadster at the flea market. 3 dollars! Only catch is it doesn't have the pole. Online they don't have any replacement ones so I guess I will have to head to the store. Anyone use a similar tent and if so do you like it. It looks pretty small, one person and no gear, but I guess it is only for sleeping in.
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    Try a military surplus store. They usually have a ton of different sizes of poles that might work for you. Good find.
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    You can get replacement fiberglass tent poles at Walmart and other sporting goods stores (which I have bought and used myself). You might need to cut one down to fit your needs, but that is a good place to start. Our local ARC thrift store often has used tents for sale, which I have also picked up for replacement poles or fly's (I once found a North Face VE-24 tent in great condition, which is a $300+ tent that I only paid $10 for).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orion/CO View Post
    You can get replacement fiberglass tent poles at Walmart and other sporting goods stores (which I have bought and used myself). You might need to cut one down to fit your needs, but that is a good place to start. Our local ARC thrift store often has used tents for sale, which I have also picked up for replacement poles or fly's (I once found a North Face VE-24 tent in great condition, which is a $300+ tent that I only paid $10 for).
    I agree, I've found aftermarket fiberglass tent poles very cheap at stores like Walmart and on the internet, cutting them down is very easy.

 

 

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