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parrothead
10-06-2006, 11:31 AM
I just got this after having one collapse at the last contest.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=002&item=120036436724&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWN%3AIT&rd=1

Price was 120 and shipping was 110ish total of 230ish. It is made of steel rather than the light aluminum that the last one was made of. It is heavy and sturdy and comes with walls as well. Pretty sweet deal.

They have been a dream to deal with and am grabbing a 10 x 10 to match right now.

Here is their e-bay store. I asked them and they only do business on e-bay and do not have a website.

http://stores.ebay.com/WPIC-PREMIER-OUTDOOR-LAND_W0QQcolZ4QQdirZ1QQfsubZ0QQftidZ2QQtZkm


I had this thing 3 days after buying it.

bbqbull
10-06-2006, 12:21 PM
Thanks for the heads up on the tent. Great price also.

Mike

Arlin_MacRae
10-06-2006, 12:32 PM
That's sweet, Greg!

parrothead
10-06-2006, 12:50 PM
Once you get your hands on a 10 x 20 pop up you'll never go back to a hercules.

thillin
10-06-2006, 02:04 PM
Man, the seller is only about 20 min away from me.

Pig Headed
10-06-2006, 05:13 PM
Greg,

I'm PM'ing you concerning your canopy. I just bought a 10x10 from them and had a bad experience. Anyone thinking of buying one of their canopies, contact me first.

parrothead
10-06-2006, 09:05 PM
After reading your PM, I would sugest spraying the top with a camp spray. Water proofer type of stuff. I have only experienced the structure as of yet, and found it to be superior to anything else I have seen. When we set it up next time, if we do not get rain, I will hose it down to see whAT HAPPENS. tHANKS FOR THE HEADS UP.

Sawdustguy
10-06-2006, 09:39 PM
Pig Headed,

If you think these things are supposed to be totally waterproof they are not. Even my three Ez-Up Encore Canopies are not totally water proof and need to be sprayed. They even pool is places sometimes. It's just the nature of the beast. Mine do very well now that I have sprayed them.

BBQchef33
10-06-2006, 10:49 PM
mine are waterproof... but just aint to ez-up'ish. the tent/carports are plastic, those ezups that are material, great for sun/shade, but never waterproof. All the ones ive seen in heavy rain, eventually pool, become saturated and start leaking like a sieve. Not sayin they're not great.. i need one of those 10x20's too, but the leaking is the nature of the beast unless u get the plastic ones.

tony76248
10-07-2006, 12:45 AM
Great price, but that shipping cost is outrageous.

Lo' -N- Slo' BBQ
10-07-2006, 07:24 AM
http://www.canopycenter.com/canopy-tents/outdoor-canopy/products.cfm?action=view&key=NA014

We have ordered this one, it should be here on the 14th. We'll let you know how it looks.
126lb shipping weight

brdbbq
10-07-2006, 08:26 AM
Man, the seller is only about 20 min away from me.

Not if you take 121 then it will take a day :roll:

Pig Headed
10-07-2006, 08:43 AM
Hey guys,

I'm not trying to badmouth the seller, but it leaked in a VERY light rain that lasted all of 1 hour. It leaked from the peak. I will try to post a pic. I contacted the seller and their responce was" It's only coated with PA waterproofing?) and is not intended for a heavy rai. To their credit, they did send me a replacement top, but I thought the whole construction was rather flimsy compared to the EZ UPs and Caravans that I've seen at comps. I don't know how to resize the pics.

SmokeInDaEye
10-07-2006, 08:47 AM
I don't know how to resize the pics.

This works well: http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10474

Pig Headed
10-07-2006, 08:54 AM
Here are the pics, I think?

timzcardz
10-07-2006, 09:27 AM
Great price, but that shipping cost is outrageous.

In ebay terms it is called fee avoidance. Sellers pay fees based on the final sale price, but not shipping and handling costs. Sellers sometimes inflate the S&H to avoid some of the fees.

If you noticed he states that there is a $50 fee if you pick it up in person, which is ludicrous, so my guess is that the real S&H fees may be about about $50 less than stated.

FatDad
10-07-2006, 09:32 PM
In ebay terms it is called fee avoidance. Sellers pay fees based on the final sale price, but not shipping and handling costs. Sellers sometimes inflate the S&H to avoid some of the fees.

If you noticed he states that there is a $50 fee if you pick it up in person, which is ludicrous, so my guess is that the real S&H fees may be about about $50 less than stated.


This place is less than 20 miles from me.
(I'm not knocking the product)

I just looked at some of his ebay items AND.......

$99.99 item had $65 handling fee if I picked up or $125.85 for delivery.
$69.99 item had $50 handling fee if I picked up or $97.09 for delivery.
$59.99 item had $50 handling fee if I picked up or $102.09 for delivery.

parrothead
10-08-2006, 08:11 AM
http://www.canopycenter.com/canopy-tents/outdoor-canopy/products.cfm?action=view&key=NA014

We have ordered this one, it should be here on the 14th. We'll let you know how it looks.
126lb shipping weight

Looks pretty cool.

Dustaway
10-08-2006, 01:41 PM
Looks pretty cool.

that is a shelter logic, I have the same one it is very heavy I wish I would have known about the one that parrothead has listed looks much simpler to use at comps:?: