If you have ANY camping experience at all (or really, any measurable common sense), then you know to treat your gear (i.e., your tent and its poles, etc.) with care and respect. With that having been said, this $35 tent is outfreakinstanding! There are varied descriptions in the reviews (I don't think Walmart filters them by model #, just generic description of the brand). The one I purchased has the 3 open mesh sides and one small D-shaped window on the D-shaped door. It has the mesh "gear hammock" at the top and the organizer pouch at one of the ends (both are quite useful, but not so sure I would put electronics in the organizer pouch if it's wet out). The zipper, like most say, is pretty janky and will get caught in the fabric as there is no zipper guard. The rainfly provides excellent coverage, but not great ventilation from what we experienced. I didn't use actual seam sealant, but used Camp Dry waterproofing spray all over the seams and inside of the tent (you must allow 48 hrs for it to cure after spraying). My fiancee and I bought it for camping this summer. First and foremost, always set your tent-up with a tarp underneath to protect the fabric and also to prevent unwanted moisture from getting inside. We set it up the first time in the backyard with a queen air mattress (8.75" thick is what ours is...any thicker and you'll be way to close to the tent sides and might suck in some fabric while sleeping). It has outstanding ventilation without the rainfly, but suffers a little with it on as I mentioned earlier. The next time we set it up, I left it up when it started to rain in order to test its durability in the rain. I had it staked down and the rainfly on (of course) and the queen air mattress inside with blankets and pillows (we slept in it the night before). The rain was moderate, but steady, most of the morning and afternoon while I was at work and the wind was between 5 and 10 mph variable. When I got home from work, there was absolutely no moisture of any kind inside the tent...bone-dry...and it was still as taught as when I set it up and staked it down two days before. In addition to the original contents of the bag, I was also able to fit our tarp, rubber mallet, extra stakes, and 2 bungee cords in it...and that is, yes you guessed it, outstanding. You will not be disappointed with this tent if you use common sense and care. Go make the chimichangas! Maximum. Effort.
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