waterproof pop up gazebos

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  1. chrisboyo

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    Hi all
    We have been looking at drive away awnings and they all seem so complicated, quite small, and quite expensive
    Last weekend we saw a popup gazebo being used as a drive away awning but did not have chance to chat with the owner
    Anyone know of a waterproof lightweight pop up gazebo with 4 sides & pref 2 windows that would be suitable ?
    We were thinking of approx 3mX 3m in size.

    Happy Daze ::bigsmile: Roll on the summer
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    Nothing better than a Khyam Motordome. Simple and easy to put up. Mine has been up in some very strong winds with no problem at all. Not cheap though.

    Andy
     
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    The Kyham Motordome Excelsior was the way to go for us.
    Easy to put up and 3m x 3m in size.
     
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    Hi pop up gazebo are no good in windy weather,
    a lot of sites won't let you put them up,(to many instances with them)
    take a look at the free ads on this forum,(drive away awnings)
    they are very easey to erect, (approx 20mins)
    the one i have up for sale, perfect condition. Tony
     
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    Geo may still have one going cheap.

    only problem it need a full set of poles after being totally destroyed in a moderate wind at stratford this year.

    photo shows the fun tent and the remains of Geo's pop-up gazebo.

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    as someone has in their signature.......cheap, no good....good, no cheap.:thumb:
     
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    Agree the cheapo little gazebo things are hopeless in even the lightest of breezes, but a half decent pop up suitably nailed to the ground should be ok.. Mine is now 5 years old and was up at the BMF show 4 years ago during that darned gale we had there !!

    I bought mine from fleabay for about £40 ( it was from a reputable dealer but an end of line product ) The sides were an extra £30
     
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    Have a look at Just Campers - it's really for VW's but we bought an excellent drive-away tent from them. it's got two bedrooms and a large front area. it was about £200 but well worth the money. It's very lightweight and packs into a large holdall sized bag. We bought it to use ion the back of a Landrover Forward Control and plan to use it on our Autocruise MH this year.
     
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