For those who’ve come throughout our overview of the OLPRO Wichenford Breeze tent you’ll comprehend it’s a giant household tenting tent. However you may make it even larger with the addition of the OLPRO Wichenford 3.0 extension. For those who’re questioning the way it works and whether or not it’s obligatory, learn on!
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Right here’s all of the important stats for the Wichenford 3.0 extension*:
- Peak (cm): 200cm (78.7”)
- Size (cm): 240cm (94.5”)
- Width (cm): 300cm (118.1”)
- Packed dimensions (cm): 65cm x 20cm x 20cm (25.6” x 7.9” x 7.9”)
- Weight (kg): 4kg
- Pitching time: 10 minutes (OLPRO’s time, however see under for ours)
The RRP for the Wichenford 3.0 extension is £199, though on the time of publishing the value was significantly decreased.
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What’s the OLPRO Wichenford 3.0 extension for?
The Wichenford extension will match the Wichenford Breeze air tent, the Wichenford 3.0 pole tent and older Martley Breeze and Martley 2.0 tents.
The extension offers a useful transition area between the inside and outside of the tent with an space for muddy boots, basic outside gear and an area for cooking.
Pitching the Extension
The extension takes just a little figuring out on first pitch as a consequence of an absence of pictorial directions. It took Mr Tin Field half-hour to place up – significantly longer than the primary try on the Wichenford Breeze tent.
Video coming quickly!
However worry not, it’s in truth fairly easy when you get the grasp of it. Two poles type the tunnel factor with the connection to the tent shaped by a big flap positioned over the principle tent.
As soon as the poles are in place, peg down the aspect closest to the tent and cross the elastic straps over the tent securing them to the outer most poles on the opposite aspect.
This half could be tough relying on the wind and the way lengthy your arms are. We used a spare man line connected to the tip of the elastic in order that they may very well be ‘walked round’ to the opposite aspect of the tent.
Subsequent, pull out the tunnel till taught and peg out.
On the Winchenford inflatable tent the extension covers the door and window part in the midst of the tent.
How we used the Wichenford 3.0 extension
We used the extension with a Wichenford Breeze air tent, so the observations right here could not apply to these the poled model. I’ll clarify why under.
The extra area created by the extension is de facto helpful and surprisingly massive – nearly like having a gazebo subsequent to the tent.
The extension packs down into a comparatively small bag, which incorporates poles and a floor sheet, which means an excessive amount of usable area for a comparatively small and lightweight further bag.
We discovered the connection between the tent and extension was not 100% waterproof and received some water ingress by way of the principle door of the tent from the extension. Water additionally gathered between the 2 layers of material and rolled down the tent into the extension.
We discovered wind received between the connecting flap and tent which created a big quantity of flapping noise.
On the Wichenford Breeze the flap shouldn’t be massive sufficient to go over all three centre poles. This implies the principle roof of the tent is pulled down by the elastic straps reasonably than them being totally supported.
The extension flap over the tent would profit from being barely bigger to accommodate the Breeze poles. I don’t assume this is able to be as a lot of a difficulty with the smaller fiber glass poles of the Wichenford 3.0 tent*. It is because the material of the extension and tent could be separated because the tent material is suspended underneath the poles.
You should purchase the Wichenford 3.0 Extension by itself or in a tent bundle with different extras like a useful footprint floor sheet and tent carpet.
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Our OLPRO Wichenford 3.0 Extension overview
This tent extension is a extremely good thought, providing sensible further area that’s notably useful on longer tenting journeys. For those who had been utilizing the Winchenford’s 8 berth capability to the max then you definately’re going to wish to give yourselves some further room, particularly if tenting within the UK with changeable climate.
Nonetheless utilizing this extension with the Wichenford Breeze leaves just a little to be desired.
In benign situations the extension did the job, however I’d not be assured it will deal with extra wind and rain than we skilled.
Do you utilize this extension with the Wichenford 3.0 tent? I’d love to listen to the way it works for you.
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Disclosure: we had been spent this inflatable awning for the needs of reviewing it for OLPRO. All opinions are my very own.
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