By definition, a rainfly is the outer layer of a double wall tent. It is usually waterproof. And as the name suggests is meant to keep water out of the tent in case it rains. More often than not, rain flies are sold separately. And as a result are usually floorless for easy of transport. And set-up. The Coleman Accy Rainfly Instant 8 Person Tent Accessory is one of the best in the market of best tent accessories. And is designed for tents as large as the 8-capacity variety.
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- Tent FitThe Coleman Accy rainfly is designed to fit a 14′ x 10′ tent with a capacity of up to 8 people. It can also cover smaller tents. But the air gap left allows air pooling which could destabilize the tent especially in windy weather.
- Weight and MeasurementsThe rainfly weighs 3.4 pounds which makes it easy to carry around with other camping gear. Its dimensions are 9.8 inches by 9.8 inches by 3.9 inches, when spread out. It is flexible and can easily be folded to make it easier to transport.
- Leak-Free Seams and Waterproof MaterialThe main purpose of a rainfly is to keep the water our and the interior dry. This feature of the Coleman Accy Rainfly ensures that no water gets in; be it rain, molten snow or splash off from a water body near your camping site.
- Inverted SeamsThis unique design hides the needle holes away from the exterior providing weather resistance and durability despite continuous exposure to harsh elements.
Why You Need Coleman Accy Rainfly Instant 8 Person Tent Accessory?
If you are planning on ever going camping somewhere known for unpredictable weather. Then you definitely need to consider getting yourself the Coleman Accy rainfly. The waterproof nature ensures that even if it rains all day. And night, your tent, and your spirits, will not be dampened in any way. Pun intended. This Coleman Accy in particular will come in handy. And super convenient when you have many people in one tent due to its wide coverage.
How to Use Coleman Accy Rainfly Instant 8 Person Tent Accessory?
The Coleman Accy rainfly is fairly easy to set-up. You first have to pitch the tent and ensure that it is firm and as taut as possible before beginning the rainfly setup. Using the poles and pegs provided, the Coleman Accy rainfly is mounted over the tent in such a way that it does not touch the inner wall of the tent. You should also ensure that there are no loose or hanging spots on the rainfly surface to avoid collection of water, dirt or wind that could destabilize the entire set-up.