Ordos Tent Pitching Instructions
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So you’ve just got your lovely new Ordos and you're ready for adventure; why not be even more prepared by reading our instructions for extra speedy pitching? Although the two tents are slightly different, these will have your Ordos 2 or 3 pitched in a jiffy!
The Ordos is an inner pitch first tent. Start by spreading out the inner and pegging it out to keep things in place while you get sorted. *If you have a footprint, put this down first with the inner tent over the top.
Get your poles out, slot them all together, and lay them over the inner tent. The longer of the two poles crossing the tent should lie at the door end. IMPORTANT BIT: make sure the plastic bobbles at pole interesction points are both facing down.
Seat each pole end into the sockets on the inner, sockets are at ground sheet corners, above the door, and towards the back of the tent.
Once the poles are clipped in, hook the inner tent onto them; attach the two circular plastic attachment points on the inner tent to the bobbles at the pole intersection points.
Now the inner is up, throw the outer flysheet over the pitched inner tent, ensuring that the door is in the right place.
Fasten the toggles to the sockets at either end of the central ridge pole, fasten the velcro tabs around the poles, and hook the plastic corner tabs. The tension of the flysheet can be adjusted by cinching the corner tensions straps.
Almost there! Now you just need to make sure your tent is exactly where you want it and peg it out properly. Add some guy-lines for extra security (especially if it’s windy) and make sure the outer tent is pulled tight across the frame and around the bottom.
Get in your tent, unpack your kit, lay our your sleeping bags to get all lofty and warm, stash your bags in the porch and you’re ready to settle down for the night.
When you’ve woken up, rested and ready for another day outdoors, take the tent down and stuff it into the bag. The tent boffins now advise not folding your tents as this just makes creases in the same place on each packing, weakening the fabric. Ram it in there, it’s a tent not a school shirt!
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