I am an avid camper, and have been camping since I was in cub scouts (I'm 29 now). I wanted to write a good review, because the ones on here were incomplete. Summary: This tent holds up pretty well, and I reccomend. Here are a few good points: * Cost friendly (At $89 dollars at walmart, you get a good deal)
* Kept us dry (It rained for about 12 hours, and I only saw a drop or two)
* Kept the bugs out (My lady appreciated that) Here are the neutral points: * Takes two people to setup (Don't even think you can do it alone)
* Not sure it will last me 20 years like a Kelty tent would. I expect to get 4 or 5 good uses Here are the bad points: * Zippers most certainly catch the material from time to time.
* Does not come with a foot print. (Buy A Tarp!)
* Rain Fly should be a tad larger, but it was sufficient (See above)
* Tent stakes could be better (Buy the Coleman tent stakes from Walmart at $4) Overall you can trust this particular model. I believe it is a tent made just for walmart, and Ozark Trail does not have a website. I also recomend buying the O2 Cool battery operated fan. The box says it will run for 24 hours on a set of D batteries, but it lasted us about 30 straight hours on Rayovac Alkiline batteries. Also, the Ozark trail sleeping bags are better than the Coleman ones. Coleman bag ripped on day 2. As for the reviews from people who said their tent leaked.. if the rain cover is on properly, and the guy lines are tied down, and windows are closed, you are fine. If you are that worried, buy some seam sealer (Coleman) ** Make sure to set it up BEFORE your camping trip. Ensure that all pieces are in the bag, and that the tent is not damaged. You should do this with any tent, regardless of where it came from. *** Hope this helps.
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