Tent – 2 Person
Storage and Shelf Life Checks:
Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria
- Inspect immediately upon return for moisture, mold or mildew.
- 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.
- Inspect for any missing components including any missing stretch cords or plastic hooks missing on rain fly, poles or stakes.
- Inspect poles and stakes for cracks or broken poles, cracked or broken hinge joints, and bent or broken stake poles.
- Return to stock if tent is dry, clean and in unused condition.
- Refurbish if item is free of mildew and mold, easily cleaned and any damages are economically feasible to repair.
- Dispose of tent if mold or mildew is present, if it fails initial inspection or if repairs are not economically feasible.
- Set up tent, sweep and remove dirt and debris.
- Wash with water and mild soap, rinse, and air dry.
- Remove dirt from tent stakes with a wire brush or water and mild soap.
- Replace broken poles and nonfunctioning hardware.
- Straighten bent stakes and remove burrs as necessary.
- 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.
- 1 each in NFES #008073 carton (30” x 6” x 6”).
- 6 each in NFES #008081 carton (14.5” x 19.5” x 30”).
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