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Xevin Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:36 pm

Oh Notchboy. You have a sickness and we are here to help :lol:

notchboy Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:30 pm

Xevin wrote: Oh Notchboy. You have a sickness and we are here to help :lol:

Only if you keep them :wink: Ill be selling 2 maybe 3 tents here shortly. 8)

thefalconer_88 Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:28 pm

I found this bag in a new bus I bought. Just wondering if anybody recognizes it? It has a reinforcement in the bottom so I'm assuming it is for poles? It doesn't match the westy tent I have, but I don't have any bags for that so I'm probably going to use this one. Roughly 49" x 18".





71whitewesty Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:45 pm

thefalconer_88 wrote: I found this bag in a new bus I bought. Just wondering if anybody recognizes it? It has a reinforcement in the bottom so I'm assuming it is for poles? It doesn't match the westy tent I have, but I don't have any bags for that so I'm probably going to use this one. Roughly 49" x 18".






That is your tent pole bag. Itís in near pristine shape! The bags come in random colors. I have an orange one a blue one and a yellow one. :D



Here is the tent and pole bag side by side.

71whitewesty Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:46 pm

Ps, show us the tent... :wink:

thefalconer_88 Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:08 pm

71whitewesty wrote: Ps, show us the tent... :wink:

I haven't set it up yet! I got it 2 weeks ago from a friend and it's winter here. It really bums me out!

I am missing tent stakes and ropes yet, but I'm sure I can make some up. I might set it up in my garage soon.

71whitewesty Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:17 pm

thefalconer_88 wrote: 71whitewesty wrote: Ps, show us the tent... :wink:

I haven't set it up yet! I got it 2 weeks ago from a friend and it's winter here. It really bums me out!

I am missing tent stakes and ropes yet, but I'm sure I can make some up. I might set it up in my garage soon.





I bet you will find the stake bag, they also came in random colors including stripes. Mine is the small yellow bag in my picture above. Should have more or less all these pieces for the tent set up.

thefalconer_88 Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:14 am

71whitewesty wrote: thefalconer_88 wrote: 71whitewesty wrote: Ps, show us the tent... :wink:

I haven't set it up yet! I got it 2 weeks ago from a friend and it's winter here. It really bums me out!

I am missing tent stakes and ropes yet, but I'm sure I can make some up. I might set it up in my garage soon.





I bet you will find the stake bag, they also came in random colors including stripes. Mine is the small yellow bag in my picture above. Should have more or less all these pieces for the tent set up.

I bought my tent seperate from the bus, just happened to find that when cleaning it out. I'm missing the (4?) poles for holding the flap open and all the stakes and ropes. I'd love to get some originals, but I'll just probably make them. Thank you for the photos, I cant wait to get this thing set up.

notchboy Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:09 pm







71whitewesty Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:20 am

I thought Iíd share my latest side tent find. Saw an ad on Craigslist for it and it looked pretty good in the pictures so I though I better go check it out. Glad I did. This tent is like brand new. Itís the second like new tent Iíve found on CL. They are so nice that I have yet to use them and only put them up once in the living room. Some of the photos donít show the color as vibrant as it is but itís in perfect condition. I posted the other one on here a while back but here is the new one.












































Pictures arenít great but trying to show details of the condition. Itís missing a few stakes and I can tell itís been moved around because the bag shows wear and the poles are just a little chipped up but otherwise the tent itself could not be nicer. The date stamp on it says 1969. Not sure what year my other one is but Iíll have to take a look and see.
I love these tents. I have another tent we actually use (its a nice one but not like these) and I bring it on our longer trips when we stay in one spot for more than a day. They work so well with the bus and a family. Especially when it rains or youíre in a crowded campground and want a bit more private space.
:D

notchboy Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:39 pm

Nice score! And date stamped :shock: 8)

seansofthedead Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:54 pm

Just got this tent. Got it of a German couple who moved here a while ago and used it on there vanagon in 🇩🇪. Fist time set up in the US .If anyone has the instructions for this I would be interested have some random polls I canít figure out what they are for








notchboy Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:10 pm

Thats a very common pattern that several makers copied - including Westfalia. Post up what poles you can't figure out.



crushie Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:10 am

Anyone have measurements of the circus tent?

ewdb92 Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:27 pm

crushie wrote: Anyone have measurements of the circus tent?

I swear the measurements are in one of the owners manuals, but haven't found them. I did find this info: The floor is 6'6" by 9'8" at this site:
http://tents.wetwesties.org/loaves.html

crushie Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:35 pm

ewdb92 wrote: crushie wrote: Anyone have measurements of the circus tent?

I swear the measurements are in one of the owners manuals, but haven't found them. I did find this info: The floor is 6'6" by 9'8" at this site:
http://tents.wetwesties.org/loaves.html

I did find that as well, but couldn't locate the full measurements.

notchboy Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:39 pm


notchboy Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:04 pm

I set up the 80 Vanagon tent at the Familienfest show last Saturday. This tent goes well with my bus and seems to be a crowd favorite. I love the details and the size of this tent. I got 2nd place Camper. 8)






alman72 Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:19 pm

^ 2nd place while rocking the tent AND the trailer??? you were robbed, or the winner was kick ass correct.

notchboy Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:00 pm

alman72 wrote: ^ 2nd place while rocking the tent AND the trailer??? you were robbed, or the winner was kick ass correct.


Um, nope. But I don't think I was robbed. I wasn't expecting anything. I didn't even know there were awards. It was Judged by the staff, which I prefer. The Familian Fest had high emotions that day. It had been a canceled show for may years. The venue is the perfect lace to hold a show and hopefully it gains traction. It holds fond memories back in the day as one of the better shows in the area. Now its back. There were all kinds of old die hards in attendance - local stuff. Even Dave Cormack of VWTrends fame came down to it. Randy Randar was honored and the days theme seemed to be paying homage to past locals and supporters of the old event. I think the guy that got first tied into that? I dont know for sure and dont care really. People enjoyed my bus. I had a sweet spot and got to display some rarely seen stuff.


Dave back in the day at his house in Escondido - I live like 2 minutes away from where he lived.



The 1st place winner.




Next year Ill bring something with the intent to win :twisted:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=416201&highlight=
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https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=638313&highlight=



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