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6/25/2018 7:04:05 PM
Posted: 7/2/2018 10:27:50 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/3/2018 12:27:29 AM EDT by danpass]
Retail price is around $400. I found it on ebay for $145.

Until now my grail tent was a toss up between the military ICS tent because of it's neat door design and the Eureka Midori 2 because of it's vestibule and 18" collapsed poles.



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The LF1 is essentially three shelters:

1. Enclosed bug net with frame
2. Regular one person tent with two vestibules
3. Framed fly with groundsheet; the HastyHooch (where you can still use the two vestibules)

Included: bug net inner w bathtub floor, fly w two vestibules, groundsheet, tent pegs, repair kit, stuff sacks

WEIGHT: ~ 5.0 to 5.5 lbs, all of it.

The frame/poles collapses to about 16". Awesome.

Note where the vestibule zipper starts; down in the corner. This is fantastic. The Eureka vestibule unzips out at the staking point . Good luck reaching ALL the way out there OVER or AROUND all the stuff you have occupying the vestibule area.









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Both sides can be configured as shown the below



Link Posted: 7/2/2018 10:55:30 PM EDT
Any time you are talking about hiking tents you have to add the weight specs.
Link Posted: 7/2/2018 11:04:48 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/2/2018 11:10:54 PM EDT by danpass]
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About 5.5 pounds.

It was too light for the bathroom scale so I weighed myself and then myself holding the tent system
Link Posted: 7/2/2018 11:12:27 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By danpass:
About 5.5 pounds.

It was too light for the bathroom scale so I weighed myself and then myself holding the tent system
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Originally Posted By danpass:
Originally Posted By Thunder_Stick:
Any time you are talking about hiking tents you have to add the weight specs.
About 5.5 pounds.

It was too light for the bathroom scale so I weighed myself and then myself holding the tent system
That is a little heavy but it looks nice though
Link Posted: 7/2/2018 11:16:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/2/2018 11:17:19 PM EDT by NoImpactNoIdea]
I have a REI one man that looks similar that is 3.5lb. That is too heavy for a 1 man IMO.
Link Posted: 7/3/2018 1:41:38 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/14/2018 12:05:34 PM EDT by Alaskagrown]
Right on, if it has the features you are wanting. I went through an evolution in tents, went fron a dome style eureka to a golite sl5 mid to an A-frame Warbonnet superfly that I had zippers installed in and have moved from that to a cuben MLD solomid. But i realize what works for me doesnt work for others. Kudos finding what works for you.
Link Posted: 7/3/2018 5:02:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/3/2018 5:03:27 PM EDT by KD5TXX]
I’ll also have to say that’s a little heavy. My one man is a big agnes rattlesnake. I could get lighter but I wanted the durability. Only one vestibule but a big selling point is length. It is over 90 inches and I’m 6’3”. Most one person tents are only a few inches longe than me. Your purchase price is fantastic .
Link Posted: 7/11/2018 10:36:25 AM EDT
Very close design(probably inspired) by the MSR Hubba. Best tent ever. Weighs 2.7 lbs.
Link Posted: 7/11/2018 10:54:51 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By danpass:
Originally Posted By Thunder_Stick:
Any time you are talking about hiking tents you have to add the weight specs.
About 5.5 pounds.

It was too light for the bathroom scale so I weighed myself and then myself holding the tent system
That is a little heavy but it looks nice though
That's real heavy for a "thru-hike" tent.
Link Posted: 7/11/2018 6:20:36 PM EDT
Nice design but a tad on the heavy side. Im para hammock and bivy kind of guy.
Link Posted: 7/11/2018 6:58:11 PM EDT
That looks like a damn nice tent.

I think I may be a ultralight weight fag with my Titanium Goat Vertex 5 weighing in at 37 ounces.
Link Posted: 7/12/2018 1:01:55 AM EDT
I like the design, I use a similar design from Tarptent (Notch), although it's not free standing and I use my trekking poles to reduce weight (28oz). Tarptent is tempting me with a Dyneema fabric version that weighs 19oz...not bad for a four-season (moderate winter) tent with a ton of versatility.

For the OPs tent, it may be a little heavy, but it 's a robust design. It's nice to have the options for pitching it. For cooler, non-buggy weather, I really like pitching my tent without the netting. You get great airflow and easy access, but it's still fully capable of handling a good rain (I do dig the tent trenches to avoid ground water entering).

Conversely, having the hot, summer option (with no chance of rain, desert locations) to set up with just the bug net for maximum airflow is excellent as well.

Good pick up and great deal. Enjoy!

ROCK6
Link Posted: 7/13/2018 5:56:21 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Accountant30339:

That's real heavy for a "thru-hike" tent.
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Did i miss where he said he got it for a thru-hike?
Link Posted: 7/14/2018 1:21:02 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Alaskagrown:
Did i miss where he said he got it for a thru-hike?
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Nope, that's why I didn't want to comment on purpose as it seems the OP has his own requirements, and I doubt it's for a thru-hike...but it's still a decent tent.
Link Posted: 7/14/2018 11:50:29 AM EDT
2 lbs is a bottle of water, if it works for you, use it. Ultralight snobs be damned.
Link Posted: 7/14/2018 12:04:07 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By ROCK6:

Nope, that's why I didn't want to comment on purpose as it seems the OP has his own requirements, and I doubt it's for a thru-hike...but it's still a decent tent.
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Agreed, I wanted to make sure I didn't miss something.
Depending on what I am doing I am going to lean more towards a heavier tent than my mld solomid. My grail tent for mountain goat hunting up here would be a 2 man hilleberg black label the lowest weight on them is 6lbs I believe. Its heavy and being packed in a long ways but if I am running the risk of having hells fury in winter form thrown at me I want something I know is going to stand up to it and be liveable.

ETA: according the the lightfighter website the packed weight is 4.6 lbs
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