The Vango force 10 is the tent that has set and still sets the standard for all traditional ‘A’ frame ridge tents. For nearly 40 years these tents have been used for expeditions, adventures and every conceivable type of camping. Today there are three main models MK3-5, 2-4 man, with a choice of flysheet construction, either the standard orange cotton or the green nylon. They are designed to last with spares easily available if required, you can expect a good 10-15 years of hard graft. Performance wise they are very easy to erect and ably cope with all kinds of weather.
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Performance rating - 4 Season
Capacity – 2/3/4 Person
Pitching Style - Fly or Inner first
Length - 320cm/345cm/345cm
Height - 130cm/145cm/175cm
Width - 185cm/200cm/240cm
Total Weight - 5.30kg-5.60kg/6.0kg-6.5kg /8.4kg
Poles - Alloy
Pegs – Steel
Flysheet Construction – (STD) cotton, (CN) Nylon
Colour - Flysheet Jaffa or Green, Inner Jaffa, PVC Groundsheet Green
General CommentsHaving grown up attending youth club camps and later running them and being an instructor for the Duke of Edinburgh award, I have lost count of the number of nights I have spent in one of these. They were sinominous with ease of use, durability and the go anywhere do anything tent. Not to mention you can see them a mile off! In the UK nearly every Scout pack will have a load of them. Fabulous. With the evolution of materials and the greater need for light weight models the Force 10 is still to be reckoned with, in the Ultralight and Expedition series models.