Are macpac tents good?

Are macpac tents good?

Value: With durable fabrics and a 10,000mm rated floor, the tent should last the distance. When it rains, you know you’ll remain dry. Verdict: Macpac has sacrificed a little weight in the pursuit of durability. Though lacking the lighter mesh canopy found on other tents, this is still a comfortable and spacious tent.

Where are macpac tents made?

Our team is proudly based in Christchurch, in New Zealand’s South Island, and we’ve been in this neck of the woods since the very beginning. Our head office is where the concept for every Macpac product is born, before our highly skilled manufacturing partners bring the design team’s visions to life.

Do you seam seal inside or outside of tent?

Your tent should be sealed all around the inside perimeter of your tent floor. In time, seam tape can peel and fail. It can be reapplied with Seam Grip. If the tape is failing everywhere, remove it, clean with rubbing alcohol, and seam seal normally.

Do you need to seal tent seams?

Since most tents have their seams taped during the manufacturing process, you usually don’t need to tape seal them right out of the box. You can easily tell if a seam is taped by looking inside the tent. If there is tape, you’re all set and don’t have to add any extra waterproofing.

Is Macpac better than Kathmandu?

If you want it for street wear in ski resorts or cold days, or for hiking, Macpac is great. It’s too big for layering though. If you want to wear it under a shell skiing, or for cool spring/autumn mornings, the Kathmandu would be the go.

Is Macpac made in China?

Macpac. Outdoor clothing firm Macpac moved its manufacturing from Christchurch to China, Vietnam and the Philippines in 2003. “Nike and Apple are great examples – both manufacture products throughout Asia but are proudly American companies.”

Why does a tent leak when you touch it?

Why does touching the canvas of a tent during a rain storm make the tent leak? When you touch wet canvas, surface tension will draw water to your finger. What is left will still draw condensation more than the rest of the inside tent surface, so it will appear to leak from that point as long as the humidity is high.

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Is Kathmandu good quality?

Are Kathmandu’s Jackets and Outdoor Gear Worth the Price? Kathmandu puts a lot of effort into their designs to be comfortable, practical and stylish. They also use quality materials that make their products last. So, we believe that their prices are reasonable and match the quality of the products.

Is Macpac owned by Kathmandu?

Macpac, founded in Christchurch in 1973 and previously controlled by Kathmandu founders Jan Cameron and Bernie Wicht, has 54 stores across Australia and New Zealand, while Rays has 15. The two will be merged and operated under the Macpac brand.