Army tents are a very trustworthy and durable style of tent that have now become a very popular choice for ordinary campers. This article is going to explore the different places where you can buy one from.
What is an army tent?
Army tents are extremely tough canvas tents that come in a variety of different sizes for different uses, ranging from two-man tents to event tents and marquees tents. They usually come in a woodland camo pattern, in army bags. Sometimes, they are described and listed online as military tents, and can sometimes be bought with accompanying equipment such as an army sleeping bag. They are renowned for their good quality design and manufacture, and they have been tested in some of the toughest terrains in the world. If you are looking for a tent that will last for a long time, then this may be a good one to look at.
Where to buy one
In most High Streets or shopping complexes, there are one or two outdoor persuit stores such as Millets. These stores have a wide variety of walking and camping equipment from tents and sleeping bags to walking boots, waterproof coats and mobile cooking equipment. They usually have experienced staff members who should be able to advise you on your needs. In some town centres, you will find specialist military supplies shops. They will stock all sorts of military equipment for you to buy including army tents, boots, knifes and trenching tools. All of which may be useful for your outdoors trip.
There are a number of places that you can look online. Most shops such as Millets also have online stores in which they sell all of their stock, and sometimes, they have special online deals for you to grab a bargain. The best places to look may be Amazon and eBay, as these websites offer a massive range of new and second-hand stuff. You will be able to easily compare the prices of equivalent items, and seek out for the best deal.
Second-hand army tents are available at a good price, and they are usually in a good condition due to their manufacture quality. Amazon has a very good review section on each of their items so that you can get an independent review on the product to help you to make your mind up.