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2 Way Tent Valve

How to use a 2 Way Air Tent Valve

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 25th November 2021

Author - James Coplin

We get quite a few calls during the season from worried campers thinking that they have a faulty air beam from which air keeps escaping. In most cases it turns out to be the simple fact that the valve has been left in the ‘Open’ position instead of the ‘Closed position. When you open your […]

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How to pack your tent

How to pack away your tent or awning

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 15th October 2021

Author - James Coplin

So, you’ve done the fun bit,  enjoyed the sunshine (or sheltered from the rain) the fresh air. Got back to nature. Made the kids realise there’s much more fun to be had in the great outdoors than in front of their phone or gadget (even if you had to hide it from them and endure […]

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Replacement Tent Poles

How do I fix my broken tent poles?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 4th October 2021

Author - James Coplin

So, you’ve been rummagng around in the attic or the garage for something, did you spot your tent there? Did you get a flashback of packing it away with a couple of broken pole sections badly fixed with duct tape, thinking to yourself you’ll get that fixed in the next couple of weeks….? We’ve all […]

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Using a Driveaway Fixing Kit

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 1st October 2021

Author - James Coplin

If you buy a driveaway awning and want to secure it to your vehicle, the most secure way to attach it is by using a fixing kit. The kit allows you to easily attach and detach the awning from your vehicle to allow you to head off and explore during the day, then come back […]

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Self Inflating Mat

Which Self Inflating Mat?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 17th September 2021

Author - James Coplin

Sleeping soundly and comfortably whilst camping is the most important thing to ensure the rest of your holiday runs smoothly, so choosing the right Self Inflating Mat for you and your family is vital. Although there are several other alternatives out there ( the more traditional Airbeds and Folding Camp Beds are still very common […]

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Nine pole wondbreak

What to expect from my Windbreak?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 13th September 2021

Author - James Coplin

Seemingly essential for many campers these days is the trusty Windbreak. Often referred to by manufacturers, in their wisdom, as the Windscreen Windbreak. Whilst the primary use for this item is, for want of a better term, to break wind. On your average campsite most campers really use the things to set up a boundary […]

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Condensation or leak

Is it Leaking or Condensation?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 1st September 2021

Author - James Coplin

It’s probably Condensation……….. Leaking versus Condensation, it’s the big battle, the showdown when trying to decide if there is a fault with your tent or if it’s just nature making your sheets soggy…. When moist, warm air comes into contact with either a surface or air that is colder than it is, the warm air […]

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Motorhome Awnings

Choosing the Correct Height Awning + Adjusting the Cowl/Tunnel

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 9th August 2021

Author - James Coplin

When looking at Driveaway Awnings it’s important to choose the correct height awning to ensure that you get as snug a fit as possible between the driveaway awning and the point that you are attaching it to on your vehicle. It’s most likely that this attaching point on your vehicle will either be a pre […]

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Convert gas stove to disposable

Convert a Stove to Threaded Cartridges

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / How To on 25th February 2020

Author - James Coplin

Camping in todays world quite often involves lugging around huge amounts of camping equipment. As well as your tent, sleeping bags, camping chairs and other essentials it’s very easy to overload on camping goods. These days you may well find wardrobes, carpets, self inflating mats, fridges and all kinds of other things shoved in your […]

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Measuring for an Awning

Posted in FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 30th January 2020

Author - James Coplin

Do you have campervan or motorhome and you want to fix a driveaway awning to it to give yourself a bit more space but don’t know where to start? It’s pretty straightforward, there’s just a few measurements that you’ll need to take in order to work out which kind of awning you will need. There […]

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