Tent – 2 Person

NFES Number: 
000077
Category: 
Camp
Updated: 
2018-03
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 
None

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect immediately upon return for moisture, mold or mildew.
  2. Inspect tent body and fly for any tears, holes, burns, zippers that do not provide adequate closure or unraveled seams that are not economically repairable.  Tears or holes smaller than 1 inch or 3 holes each less the ½ inch are repairable.
  3. Inspect for any missing components including any missing stretch cords or plastic hooks missing on rain fly, poles or stakes.
  4. Inspect poles and stakes for cracks or broken poles, cracked or broken hinge joints, and bent or broken stake poles.
  5. Return to stock if tent is dry, clean and in unused condition.
  6. Refurbish if item is free of mildew and mold, easily cleaned and any damages are economically feasible to repair.
  7. Dispose of tent if mold or mildew is present, if it fails initial inspection or if repairs are not economically feasible.

​Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Set up tent, sweep and remove dirt and debris.
  2. Wash with water and mild soap, rinse, and air dry.
  3. Remove dirt from tent stakes with a wire brush or water and mild soap. 

B. Repair

  1. Replace broken poles and nonfunctioning hardware.
  2. Straighten bent stakes and remove burrs as necessary.
  1. Repairs holes, tears and seams following manufacturer’s recommendations.

C. Testing for Performance

  • Set up tent with the fly; test hinge joints for smooth operation.  Open and close all zippers ensuring adequate closure.

D. Repackaging

  1. 1 each in NFES #008073 carton (30” x 6” x 6”).
  2. 6 each in NFES #008081 carton (14.5” x 19.5” x 30”).

 

Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-02-26