Wall tent w/stove recommendations

Webb11

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Hey guys, looking for your input. My son drew a quality youth hunt tag for mule deer this year and I usually take the fifth wheel. This year I wanted to try a different experience and set up a wall tent as a base camp for him and I. Here in NM there is a great chance of snow during his hunt. I was wondering what tent you all recommend for two people with a stove to keep warm? My son is 12 so I'm not looking for anything crazy to set up.
 

Buck197

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Watching this for replies. I'd thought of getting a new wall tent, but pretty well decided to go the tipi route, as that seems convenient as all get out. Maybe your replies will change my mind.
 
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Haha. Lets see how this shakes out..... So far some co workers have recommended a Davis wall tent with stove combination but all say it can be a task to set up solo or with a youth. So let's see...
 

Buck197

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Haha. Lets see how this shakes out..... So far some co workers have recommended a Davis wall tent with stove combination but all say it can be a task to set up solo or with a youth. So let's see...
Yup. Wall tents are amazing, I love them, but moving camp, setting up, weight and all that jazz, I just have thought a tipi may be the way for me, but sure want to be sure. Heck I'm fifty now, not old, but everything is sure a little harder nowadays!!
 

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Canvas Cabins with exterior poles is the easiest fastest to setup i have seen.
12x15 allows you to do cots length way with the longer wall and still have a buffer.
Could I ask, approximately what the weight is, just a rough guess is fine, sorry for butting in..tagging along on this thread obviously haha
 

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I have setup a Davis 10x12 I believe with traditional poles and a 16x24 Davis with internal frame by myself with a youth. No big deal at all. I have even done it by myself. Don’t be scared of it and I promise you will be happy you have it if it snows and is cold. They are great
 

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Totally agree with william schmaltz, but the absolute biggest issue I have with AO tents is they're horrible to hunt out of when the weather turns bad. What I mean by this is, it's really hard to get motivated to hunt in even the slightest bad weather, when you have a tent as comfortable and cozy as an AO with a stove.
 

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I’ve hunted many seasons with a Seek Outside tent with a Ti stove. Great way to go in my opinion. But it’s not a wall tent! They make wall-ish tent though. Probably easy enough to set up solo.
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I have setup a Davis 10x12 I believe with traditional poles and a 16x24 Davis with internal frame by myself with a youth. No big deal at all. I have even done it by myself. Don’t be scared of it and I promise you will be happy you have it if it snows and is cold. They are great
Thank you! Sounds like that set up is the most popular.
 
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I like my 10x12 Davis Tent. Perfect for 2 guys.

If there’s an abundance of wood, wood stove. If not, I use propane heat.

Piece of cake to set up

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I like my 10x12 Davis Tent. Perfect for 2 guys.

If there’s an abundance of wood, wood stove. If not, I use propane heat.

Piece of cake to set up

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Did you get your Davis as a kit with the stove? Or did you add your own to it?
 

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I had Davis make my tent a custom size. Shorter walls and peak height to keep the heat lower in the space (I’m not tall)
I can sit on my cot and my head will not touch the roof.
These were dimensions I gave to Davis

I built my stove.

I also built my own internal frame using top rail of chain link fencing - the slip joints work perfectly for that application
 
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