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MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent


    MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent

    The Carbon Reflex 1 tent is the lightest, double-wall solo tent from MSR. It crosses the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight, and is ideal for any 3-season adventure you’re ready to take on. See details

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    The Carbon Reflex 1 tent is the lightest, double-wall solo tent from MSR. It crosses the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight, and is ideal for any 3-season adventure you’re ready to take on.

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    The Carbon Reflex 1 tent is the lightest, double-wall solo tent from MSR. It crosses the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight, and is ideal for any 3-season adventure you’re ready to take on.

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    The Carbon Reflex 1 tent is the lightest, double-wall solo tent from MSR. It crosses the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight, and is ideal for any 3-season adventure you’re ready to take on.

    • And one of the best things about the Carbon Reflex 1 is its livability—it packs over 7 ft. of length, has plenty of room to sit up in and includes a roomy vestibule
    • Comparable to the MSR Hubba tent in volume, the carbon fiber poles and efficient design make the Carbon Reflex 1 nearly a pound lighter
    • Much lighter and stronger than aluminum, cutting-edge carbon fiber poles reduce frame weight by up to 30% over aluminum while adding significant strength
    • Unique geometry provides ample center height and steep sidewalls to maximize usable space; non-freestanding design saves precious weight
    • Clip construction ensures a fast and easy setup
    • Taped DuraShield®-coated fly and bathtub floor are durable and waterproof; all-mesh body offers livability beyond your expectations
    • 4 internal mesh pockets organize small gear
    • For a lightweight setup during nice weather, leave tent body behind; use the rainfly and footprint (sold separately) with the poles and stakes

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    MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent Specs
    Best use
    2 lbs. 2 oz.
    0.96 kilograms
    1 lb. 8 oz.
    2 lbs. 9 oz.
    6 x 20 inches
    86 x 26 inches
    220 x 70 centimeters
    17 square feet
    9.5 square feet
    37 inches
    94 centimeters
    1 door
    Easton Carbon FX
    9 millimeters
    Ripstop nylon/nylon mesh
    Coated ripstop nylon
    Coated ripstop nylon
    Non-freestanding tent
    Sleeping capacity
    Minimum trail weight
    Minimum trail weight - metric
    Fly / footprint pitch weight
    Packaged weight
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    Vestibule area
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    Number of poles
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    Rainfly fabric
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    MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Super-Light tent! This is an impressive tent from MSR... one of the lightest tents from a big manufacturer. It is a little expensive, but you will not be disappointed. I am 6'2" and fit just fine inside. Biggest advantage of this tent is the weight... well under 3 lbs. Check out my video review to see it in action and learn more.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't work at all I bought this lightweight tent (Carbon Reflex 1p Tent) in prep for a backpacking trip. I set it up in the backyard, well in advance of the trip. There is a separate short pole, extending the width of the tent, and each end of that pole gets inserted into a grommet on the tent. Well, it was difficult to slide the grommets on, but little did I know, impossible to slide them back off. The tent would not stretch, and the pole had no flexibility. I struggled and struggled, wondering how on earth I would do this on a mountaintop, and what if it was raining? The tent instructions were no help. I was probably doing something wrong, but really, I've setup tents hundreds of times, it really shouldn't be rocket science. Finally, the short pole broke in half. Great! Really, really, really good thing I wasn't on a mountaintop! I ended up purchasing the NEMO Obi-1P... partly because this all happened during one of REI's sales, and my original top choices were sold out. ...the NEMO Obi-1, I LOVE it. But back to the Carbon Reflex 1p Tent. The shape of this tent inside is rectangular. Not ever having used a small lightweight 1 person tent before, I didn't know any better, but it did seem like lots of wasted space with all the angles. Especially after seeing the NEMO, the angles in the Carbon Reflex were bothersome. I was also surprised that the tent was made mostly of mesh, but I reminded myself that that is to keep it under 3 lbs. However, the mesh extends almost to the ground, almost to where my sleeping bag would be touching the edge. I couldn't tell if there was enough rain fly over that part to keep potential rain out, and since I never really used it, I can't say, but I remember thinking that is a strange design. I guess there is also an element of security to having a bit of non-mesh sides to a tent like this, even if they only extend 12 inches up the wall of the tent (yes, the NEMO did this better too). the non-mesh sides only extended 6 inches up from the ground, if that, on the Carbon Reflex. I could also not picture how my sleeping bag would fit in, it seemed like it would be squished from both horizontal sides (ie, the width did not seem wide enough)(I am a small healthy weight, that wasn't the problem). But, I never actually tried to put my sleeping gear into the tent, so this might be only a perception. Well, gee, this sounds like a gripe fest, but after reading other great reviews about this tent I was surprised that I was so disappointed. Since I never used this tent overnight, I can't comment about the good things it might offer like lack of condensation, etc.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not Freestanding This tent differs from its predessors in that it is NOT freestanding. Its lightweight backbone does not have the whishbone geometry at the base, therefore will not stand wind gusts. Secondly, I need to use this new product some more, but think the rainfly is cut too short. Rain found its way under the fly and over the tub of the tent. Summary: You buy this tent for its light weight. Probably have to live with these comprimizes. BAKHIKN
    Date published: 2014-03-30
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not Like The Original MSR Hubba Tent This tent is light weight. This what attracted me to buy another version of my die-hard MSR Hubba Tent. The tent must be set up with the stakes and cannot be thought of as a free-standing tent. Even with weighted stakes in the ground the tent needs para' cord guy wires top to ground. It is light, however, that is why I bought it. Seems as though the rain fly is too small, also
    Date published: 2014-03-30

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