200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.
Banjoman
just joking but when this tipi is done it’ll be kool inside 
Darrell 
never did this b4 any suggestions 
it’s just a baby tipi 12’ dia
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campinut
So that's how they keep their Wigwarm..😂🤣😂.campinut.
Like a moth at night, I am attracted to the light!..7/7/1964...Russ, from Missouri..
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Jayhawksr
I've noticed a tendency for over-engineering by forum members but this might be the winner!  The disaster proof lantern hanger.
Richard (KC native and KU Alumni living in Maryland)
Rock Chalk, Jayhawk. Go KU!
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1983.  Coleman Quick-lite Crew #36.
Mil Spec Syndicate #1983
Eagle Scout Class of '83
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Gunhippie
Well, you've don the hard part--except for lashing it. Getting a rope up there now will be a bit of a fiddle.

I was taught to erect the frame starting with a tripod. Lash three poles together--two will be the door frame and the third will be the backpole. Leave about twenty or thirty feet of rope hanging from the lashing. Using the rope, pull the tripod up onto the door frame poles, then swing the back pole out. Start laying the rest of the poles on, making a turn with the rope after each one. Tie the fag end of the rope off to a pole and your frame is secure and strong enough to climb when you put the cover on. I've done this single-handed, but it's much easier with two people.

Two additional poles, not lashed, control the wind flaps at the top.

The rope can also be left hanging in the center of the teepee to hang a lantern from, but e careful you don't set it on fire!

If you teepee doesn't have a smoke or dew liner--a piece of fabric that goes up about 1/3 of the way on the inside of the poles, have one made. It will cause an updraft in the teepee to draw the smoke out through the flaps, while keeping the air still at the floor. You can use the poles on the flaps to adjust them so they take max. advantage of the breeze to help draw, too.

Spent a few summers of my youth living in teepees on the Oregon High Desert. Very comfy and storm-proof if set up properly.
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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Doug L
Modern tent makers have yet to make a tent to beat this design. Wind proof and heated and with a wood fire for cooking
How many people can sleep in these?
looking for a Hugo Moller Comet  Stove 5 or 6

 

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Banjoman
Thx Timm u just the won the frame without knowing it lol. U seem to know what ur talking about I have all the inside guts too. On utube there seems to be lots of ways to set up the poles. More pics as time allows. 
Darrell
im using a kerosene heater as this is so small a tipi. Two cots , table + chaired. Too old to fit in the floor 
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Bob1774
Yes, that is a good technique.  We did it in Boy Scouts in the early 60's over our dining table lashed together with lodge poles.  My brother is sitting front and center...
I think that was a 228D, that belonged to our asst. SM hanging over the table.
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Bob
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