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Copy of russian1.gif (13755 bytes)Tent "Winter" is designed for sheltering 6 to 10 skiing tourists from bad winter weather (snow, wind).

1. Technical specifications

bullet  Height in the center: 2 m 
bullet  Height of the wall: .8 m 
bullet  Diameter of the covered ground 4 m  
bullet  Weight not more than 8 kg

2.  Inventory

bullet  Tent "Winter":  1 
bullet  Packing bag:  1 
bullet  Guy-ropes (fastening cords): 10 
bullet  User's manual: 1

3.  Design description 

Copy (2) of russian2.gif (7341 bytes)The tent has a form of yurt, with a rectilinear decagon at the base (click picture).

Entrance is designed as a sleeve .8 m long and square in section (.8 m sides). Ventilation opening, .26 m in diameter, is on the roof.  It is covered with a sleeve, .4 m long.  The tent is made of white or dyed synthetic material "capron".  For storage and transport convenience it is placed in a packing bag.

4.  Installation

Tent "Winter" can be erected by 6 tourists (not less) with the help of 12 skis and 10 ski poles. This is done in the following order: 

bullet  Tie the guy-ropes to the loops of the roof 
bullet  Get position on a flat stamped ground, back to the wind, and spread the floor piece on the ground placing orange (could be blue or red) gore of the roof to the wind side. 
bullet  Pass the pointed end of a ski pole through the loop of the floor and drive it into the snow.  Put a cap of the tent on the top end of the ski pole, circle a guy-rope around the ski pole, fixing the position of spring loop, and fasten it to a ski driven or tramped into the snow.  Do the same with all the edges of the tent 
bullet  Tie up together two skis and use them for stretching the roof of the tent.

The tent is disassembled in the opposite order.

5. Recommendations for users

bullet  It is recommended to set up the tent on a tramped place.
bullet  It is not recommended to smoke inside the tent in order not to burn holes through the "capron" material.
bullet  Prior to placing the tent into packing bag for storage, all parts of the tent should be cleaned and dried.
bullet  For packing, spread the tent and fold it to the size of one gore of the roof, then fold in two lengthwise, roll and place it into the packing bag.
bullet  Packed tent should be stored in dry place. 
bullet  It is not recommended to store the tent close to heaters, oils and sharp objects.
bullet  In long storage it is recommended to give the tent an airing once a Year.

Manufacturer's guarantee is offered for 12 months from the date of purchase if the tent is used as recommended. 






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