December 10, 2010

My Eureka Expedition Tent

My Eureka Expedition tent has been going strong from the day I bought it from Allgoods in 1998. In April this year we used it at Lees Paddocks. I marveled how well it's holding up after 12 years. And yes it's had some big trips, like the Spires for example.
While the tent is in good condition, it is a heavier tent, when compared to the modern ones. I starter to ponder "What if I look online for a lighter Eureka tent now our dollar is so high?". I can't believe the prices, most around US$120. Some of these tents sell for AU$600+ in the local stores. See for yourself with the links below:

Eureka Apex 2XT Adventure 7' 5" by 4' 11" Two-Person Tent
Eureka Adventure Apex 2FG 7-Foot by 5-Foot 2-Person Tent

Eureka Solo Backcountry 1 Tent

Eureka Tetragon 5 Adventure 7-Foot by 5-Foot Two-Person Tent

Eureka Solo Solitaire Tent

Eureka Alpenlite 2XT 7.5-Foot by 4.5-Foot Two-Person Four-Season Expedition Tent

Eureka Mountain Pass 3 XT ExpeditionTent

Eureka! Scenic Pass 3XT Tent

Eureka Solo Spitfire Tent

Eureka Zeus 2 Classic 3-Season Two Person Tent

Eureka! Scenic Pass 2 Tent

Eureka! Scenic Pass 2XT Tent

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