/ Quasar broken pole
had my quasar for about 10 years and never had any problems even up on Aconcagua. some people seem to repeatedly have problems with the poles whilst others have none
Yep, I went through a few sets of Quasar poles. I think I got some free but the last lot cost £136 which p1$$ed me right off.
In the end I sent the tent back to see if it was made too small. They claimed there was nothing wrong with it.
So I just stopped using it in the end and got a Bibler instead.
I ought to put a bit more info. The problem with my tent wasn't high winds or problems when it was up, the problem was getting the poles in in the first place. They were just soo tight that they needed a huge amount of force to get them in the holes. And every now and again they snapped.
Especially as they said there was nothing wrong with it when I returned it. Doubt they even tried to set it up to be honest.
Had my ultra quasar about 7 years - so far no broken poles.
I got one of the Directors' home address details from Companies House and sent the broken pole to him direct. It was replaced straight away. I haven't come across a reference to broken poles in some time so I thought it was a bad batch
Aye on the longer poles I pitch mine on the least relaxed setting inner and outer as well, the red shorter poles I always pitch on the most relaxed setting, this I find helps to stop the inner touching the outer (that and pulling the corner poles outwards a bit after pegging.)
> I got one of the Directors' home address details from Companies House and sent the broken pole to him direct. It was replaced straight away. I haven't come across a reference to broken poles in some time so I thought it was a bad batch
I like your style. (:-))
I've had my tent since approx 2000 or a couple years later and havn't had any pole problems at all.
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