The Beta from SlingFin

  • How to replace bent or broken tent pole sections

    In this video, we walk you through how to replace individual sections of your tent poles that may have bent or broken. It's a quick and easy way t...
  • How to strengthen your Portal in heinous weather

    Are you looking to do some winter camping with your Portal? Or do you live somewhere with freak snowstorms year round? The Portal can handle it, b...
  • How to Fix Snags in Your Tent's Mesh

    In this video, we explain how to fix snags in your tent body's mesh canopy. Lightweight mesh can develop small imperfections from snagging on ve...
  • How to add internal guylines to your LFD, Kahiltna Dome, or BFD

    Click here for the downloadable companion PDF of the diagrams shown in the video (11MB) Tents with high wind profiles, like our big domes, can be ...
  • How to Replace Tent Pole Shock Cord

    In this tutorial, we show you how to replace the elastic shock cord in all of our DAC poles. The aluminum poles themselves will last much longer than the cord inside, and replacing the shock cord when it loses elasticity will get you many more years of use out of your tent.

  • Bombproofing Your Tent: Part 1-Windproofing - Wind and Wind Resistance

    In this article, we discuss several ways to use guylines to reinforce your tent against extreme winds. When used correctly, guylines are one of the best ways to strengthen your tent, and they weigh almost nothing.
  • The Honey Badger Story and Tips

    This is the story behind our Honey Badger Pack, and some tips, hacks, and tricks for Honey Badger owners.
  • How to strengthen your tent with internal guylines (video)

    In this video, we show you how to install internal guylines to reinforce your tent's structure against the elements.