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    Cabelas Bighorn 3 Tent

    Just scored on the Bighorn 3 tent in Cabelas bargain cave. Got it for $438, its normal price is $899. I also got a great deal on the floor liner and roof protector. I'll set it up this weekend and give a review if anybody is interested....

    I was trying to decide between the Bighorn 3 and the Alaknak 12'x20'. I decided to buy the Alaknak when it hit a sale, but the Bighorn deal was too good to pass up.
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    I've got the bighorn 3 also, you'll love it great tent for 2-3 guys and all there gear for week long adventures.
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    I am looking at those 2 tents myself (Alaknak, and Bighorn) Woodtick, what do you like or dislike about your bighorn? They are both close in price, and I have heard they fixed the problem on the Bighorn with the wall being to close to the stove. A review would be great arwaterfowler, Thanks in advance.
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    That's one thing about the Cabelas here in Reno, it doesn't have a bargain cave section. Really wish they did! They have clearance stuff but not the big section that most stores have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RUTTIN View Post
    I am looking at those 2 tents myself (Alaknak, and Bighorn) Woodtick, what do you like or dislike about your bighorn? They are both close in price, and I have heard they fixed the problem on the Bighorn with the wall being to close to the stove. A review would be great arwaterfowler, Thanks in advance.
    It's still fairly close to the wall but after 3 years of fairly solid use September through December It has held up nicely. It over exceeded my expectations and then some. The down fall is you can only get two guys with cots and a small card table in the tent with the stove. I have the vestibule and a couple years ago I had six guys sleeping in there. Only one was on a cot. The tent is a giant pain to set up the 1st time but now I can set it up in 30 minutes by myself. If you want any more specifics I'd be more than happy to help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by woodtick View Post
    It's still fairly close to the wall but after 3 years of fairly solid use September through December It has held up nicely. It over exceeded my expectations and then some. The down fall is you can only get two guys with cots and a small card table in the tent with the stove. I have the vestibule and a couple years ago I had six guys sleeping in there. Only one was on a cot. The tent is a giant pain to set up the 1st time but now I can set it up in 30 minutes by myself. If you want any more specifics I'd be more than happy to help.
    I probably will have some questions after I set it up this weekend. Thanks for the help.
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    I have this tent too. With the stove, 3 guy's on cots are all you'll want in there at one time! It's much better with only 2 guy's. My wife and I throw the aero bed in there with a kid or two on cots when we're camping (without stove). Works pretty slick! The vestibule is a must have to me. I think you'll be happy with it.

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    CoHiCntry What cots are you using? I can only get two Cabela's full size cots in there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by woodtick View Post
    CoHiCntry What cots are you using? I can only get two Cabela's full size cots in there.
    That brings up another good question. Is it worth spending the money on a nice cot or would the cheaper one from the military surplus work just as well?

    I was thinking of getting the Alaskan Guide cos with the vertical rack. Seems like it would be nice to have the extra organization of the rack and the side pockets.
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