The Beta

Discussing the technical background and innovation of SlingFin.

Tent Fabric 101: Nylon vs Polyester vs Dyneema/Cuben

Tent Fabric 101: Nylon vs Polyester vs Dyneema/Cuben
As in all aspects of tent design, fabric selection is a balancing act. Different materials h [Continue Reading...]

Bombproofing Your Tent Pt1: Windproofing - Wind and Wind Resistance

Bombproofing Your Tent Pt1: Windproofing - Wind and Wind Resistance
Windproofing: How to Secure Your Tent in High Winds - Techniques and Principles. Worried you [Continue Reading...]

Volume: Adding a New Dimension

Volume: Adding a New Dimension
(note: areas marked with a red X mean that the occupant’s body extends past the spatial bo [Continue Reading...]

Adding Internal Guylines-Video

Adding Internal Guylines-Video
Internal guylines are the best way to increase the strength of your tent for almost no weight pe [Continue Reading...]

The SlingFin CobraClip™

The SlingFin CobraClip™
Reverse Gate CobraClip™ Built from Acetyl and stainless steel wire gates, the CobraClip™ i [Continue Reading...]

DAC Poles

DAC Poles
DAC tent poles: Lighter and Stronger: Lighter weight promotes better technique and substantial [Continue Reading...]