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Old 08-20-19, 01:27 PM
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This floating tent offers you a cool new way to die while camping

Yes, at long last, you can now live out your dream of falling asleep while you lazily drift down a river, hit a sharp submerged stick, and awake in total darkness as cool, refreshing water rushes into your tent and a high-quality nylon body bag slowly entombs you and pulls you down to where the rescue divers will recover your waterlogged, fish-eaten corpse.

https://news.avclub.com/this-floatin...whi-1837375346
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Old 08-20-19, 01:43 PM
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Or you can put it on a pond.
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Old 08-20-19, 02:26 PM
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When "nature calls", you can open up the door and get assaulted by the gazillion mosquitoes that will invade your living space and devour your blood. Lovely.
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Old 08-20-19, 02:37 PM
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... pee off the edge of the inflatable boat, or maybe fall in the drink?
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When this popped up on Imgur, the snipped article led with something like, "Who wouldn't want to try this awesome floating tent for their next camping trip?" The top comment was, "Somebody who doesn't want to wake up in the morning 120 miles from their car."

Serious note though, that would be ridiculously awesome for lake fishing. I wouldn't put it near a river, stream, creek, or any moving water, though.
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Is this better than living in a van down by the river?
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Is this better than living in a van down by the river?
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
Yes, at long last, you can now live out your dream of falling asleep while you lazily drift down a river, hit a sharp submerged stick, and awake in total darkness as cool, refreshing water rushes into your tent and a high-quality nylon body bag slowly entombs you and pulls you down to where the rescue divers will recover your waterlogged, fish-eaten corpse.

https://news.avclub.com/this-floatin...whi-1837375346
https://www.smithfly.com/products/shoal-tent

$2,000 for that monstrosity.

"Due to popular demand, this item is currently out of stock and will be available in 6-8 weeks. "

Popular demand? Or just plain inability to manufacture it and not have it sink due to poor QC?
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Old 08-20-19, 04:26 PM
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@Marcus_Ti are you saying this is the SRAM FD of tents?
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Old 08-20-19, 04:28 PM
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@Marcus_Ti are you saying this is the SRAM FD of tents?
Or perhaps the Campagnolo Delta Brake of tents.

Although granted....some of the years on Tour de Nebraska, some people who didn't know what "high ground" was and why to put your tent there could have benefitted from this.
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