Tuesday, 10 June 2008
Continuing the mobility theme from yesterday, here's the latest version of rashbre mobile.
A trial run today of a popup tent for Glastonbury. This year, instead of tent poles and fibre glass thingies, its popup all the way. The tent in question is in a circular bag like a 95cm x 3cm pizza.
Unzip from the packet. Throw in the air and bazzong - an instant tent.
Don't get me wrong, I like proper backpack style tents too and have hiked around Europe with them, but for a festival moment, this has the advantage of instant deployment and only slightly longer take-down.
We trialled it today and had such fun we popped it into use three or four times. We wouldn't do that with a peggypole tent. Now, where's the wellies?
Okay, a popup tent demo from utube...[warning - these clips are quite addictive]