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Caddis Aluminum Rapid Shelter - 10 x 10

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    Caddis Aluminum Rapid Shelter - 10 x 10

    The freestanding Aluminum Rapid Shelter is a portable shelter that protects from sun and rain—it's ideal for backyard activities, camping, watersports, beach outings and more. See details

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    The freestanding Aluminum Rapid Shelter is a portable shelter that protects from sun and rain—it's ideal for backyard activities, camping, watersports, beach outings and more.

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    The freestanding Aluminum Rapid Shelter is a portable shelter that protects from sun and rain—it's ideal for backyard activities, camping, watersports, beach outings and more.

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    The freestanding Aluminum Rapid Shelter is a portable shelter that protects from sun and rain—it's ideal for backyard activities, camping, watersports, beach outings and more.

    • Adjustable legs let you choose from 4 different peak heights: 8 ft. 2 in., 10 ft. 6 in., 10 ft. 10 in. and 11 ft. 2 in.
    • Features a sturdy leg locking mechanism
    • Aircraft-grade aluminum frame is sturdy yet easy to pitch; sets up in about 60 seconds
    • Waterproof, seam-sealed, fire-retardant nylon canopy fabric
    • Aluminum Rapid Shelter comes with a heavy-duty carry bag, poles and stakes

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    Caddis Aluminum Rapid Shelter - 10 x 10 Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Family & car camping
    3-season
    37 pounds
    16.78 kilograms
    37 pounds
    12 x 63 inches
    100 square feet
    11 ft. 2 in.
    340 centimeters
    4
    Aluminum
    Nylon
    Freestanding shelter
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    Caddis Aluminum Rapid Shelter - 10 x 10

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    Caddis Aluminum Rapid Shelter - 10 x 10 is rated 4.1818 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent value and integrity The shelter is a great addition to car camping. Unlike the less expensive ones, the Caddis has a rugged fabric--not plastic--top. It holds up to the Arizona desert sun and monsoons. Although it's best set up with by two people, I've done it solo by "dancing" it outward. It works by going side by side and stretching a little more each time. I skipped the Caddis side walls and bought 8x10 heavy duty tarps, and use non-climbing caribiner (sp?) clips and bungees to secure. It must be roped and staked. I found that out the hard way in a 40 mph monsoon. However, Caddis was able to supply a replacement part quickly and inexpensively. They also sent me longer stakes at no charge. When my case ripped after 2 years of use, they replaced that free as well. The shelter has withstood monsoons with winds over 50 mph when properly staked and roped. I do lower it during those storms. I use two tarps on the sun or storm sides and we have always been quite dry and secure underneath in a storm or a hot desert day. For real decadance, add a Coleman battery fan. In the sunny photo, that is the Grand Canyon in the background. This is taken at one of the rare places on the North Rim where you can primitive camp literally on the rim. In the cloudy one, it's the Mogollon Rim where the Sonoran Desert meets the Colorado Plateau, Northern Arizona.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Easily broken frame. Another review may have nailed it by saying that this canopy requires 4 people to set up, one on each corner. My canopy buckled one leg on a day of high wind. The canopy did not blow over and does not leak, those are the positives. My REI canopy(much lighter weight)simply blew over (pulling its stakes), without breaking. This canopy was staked in solidly. I "splinted" the buckled leg, and it continued to work fine until I collapsed the unit for travel with 2 people. We weren't able to collapse the unit evenly(due to the splinted leg)and a cross member broke. We attempted to set it up again and broke 2 more cross-members, expanding the unit as evenly as possible. The splinted leg could have been the offender, but I think that construction through the cross-members can be beefed up----this is a truck or car carry item only....only a nut would care about light weight in this application.
    Date published: 2014-04-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Festival shelter Used this for the first time at a music festival in Florida. It handled heavy rain and wind like a champ. It was easy to set up and take down, and yes two competent people can put this up. Its not that difficult!! On the down side it does take up some serious room in my Toyota Fj Cruiser. I highly doubt it will fit in a medium or small sized car.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from PERFECTION Thank You Thank You. Just when I was about to give up on finding a good canopy, my friend let me use his.After using it I had to have one. I do markets every weekend and have been through several other brands. None of them even come close to this thing. My only thing that was not what I wanted was the color, but I can live with that in order to have something this solid and easy to put up.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great value I bought this for use by our Quaker meeting to use for barbecues, attendance at annual peace fairs and other events. Using my annual 20% member sale discount (w/free shipping), it was well worth spending the extra $$ for the 10' height (I don't bump my head on the internal roof supports while standing) and feet that can be held down with stakes. The 2 optional side walls that velcro on prevent small & light items from blowing away. Takes more than 2 people to set up easily but with one on each corner, it goes up fast.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems like a quality product so far We used this product in a tailgate setting. It worked well, and I remembered experiences with a cheap version years ago. I am pleased to have this product. It sets up easily, and as I looked around at various other kinds, I was glad I had a higher quality product. Plenty of room underneath. Should be staked down if windy. It is quite easy to set up with 2 people, even easier with 3 people. It could be a challenge if you are doing it alone.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality and easy to put up Though more expensive than other models, this shelter is top quality. Easy to set-up and does the job it was designed to do. When pitched, folks comment that it is better than others Easy-ups they have seen or used. Also the carry bag is large enough so you don't have to struggle to put it away.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from You get what you pay for. As the title says "you get what you pay for".. We bought a similar less expensive pop up a few years ago from Academy and already replacing it.. As soon as I saw the hardware on this Caddis pop up I knew it was worth the extra money.. Easy to put up and take down and fits nicely into the storage bag. Thanks REI!
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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