6 Site SelectionChoosing a safe, well-drained and leveled ground that would allow the tent to be best orientated towards the wind and terrains.Clear any debris which could cause damage to the tent floorThe window of the roof fly should face the wind to ventilate the interior of the tent.
7 Job Allocation for pitching 4 man operationAn I.C. is to be appointed to take chargeNo. 1 will collect 5 pegs and 1 nylon ropeNo. 2 will collect 3 pegs and 1 nylon ropeNo. 3 will collect 5 pegs and 1 nylon ropeNo. 4 will collect 5 pegs and 1 nylon rope
8 No.1 & 2 will open the inner tent fully on the ground
10 Extension of the Combination poles No.3 & 4 will unfold the poles and extend fully12Push both ends togetherAlways handle poles with care. Unfold them, making sure every section connects completely.
11 Extend the combination poles fully NOTE: Always extend the poles fully before inserting into the tent sleeves
12 With the help of No. 1 & 2, No. 3 & 4 will insert the poles into the sleeve of the inner tent using the “push” methodPush the pole into the sleeveNote: Do not pull the sleeve into the poles, if not the tent will crumple together
13 Once both poles are in, the 4 persons standby at each corner, holding the end of the pole
14 No. 3 will tie a ribbon knot (shoe lace method) at the point where 2 poles cross at each other
15 All 4 persons insert the end of the pole into the eyelet located at the 4 corners of the inner tent. 12
16 Lift the pole up and insert the end of the pole into the eyelet
17 Push the pegs into the peg slot at a 70° downwards, the peg and the ground should form a triangle.
18 No. 3 & 4 will each peg 1 peg at the strap below the door No. 3 Peg hereNo. 4 Peg behind
19 No. 1 & 2 will open the roof fly and get the doors to coincide with the inner tent with the help of No.3 & 4
20 Slowly pull the roof fly over the inner tent Slowly pull the roof fly over the inner tent. (Take note of the side with window)Combination PoleRoof fly straps to be tie onto the combination polesRoof fly ZipperMain doorNo.3No.4No.2No.1Bring from the back / front
21 No. 4 will open the zip of the main doors and No No. 4 will open the zip of the main doors and No. 3 will remove his boots to enter the tentNo.3No.4
22 Tie ribbon knot @ the cross section No.3 will stand in the tent and tie a ribbon knot to secure the roof fly to the 2 polesTie ribbon the cross sectionRoof
23 All 4 persons will tie the roof fly to the combination poles with ribbon knot Combination pole below the roof fly
24 4 persons will go to each corner and peg the roof fly to the ground 4 persons will go to each corner and peg the roof fly to the ground. 3 & 4 will need to peg 1 more at the middle side (no door side) of the tent.
25 Each person attach the nylon ropes to the flap of the roof fly using Bowline
26 Each person will measure about 1 meter (2 steps) away to peg the peg for the guy rope Peg here21
27 Tie the adjustable strap to the peg and push up to tighten (No Tie the adjustable strap to the peg and push up to tighten (No.1 will give command 1, 2, 3 Up, then all 4 persons will tighten together)Push up to tightenPlace the lower end of the rope on the adjustable strap into the peg
28 No.1 must make sure that back door is zip up and use a peg to fix the door straps down to the ground
29 No. 2 will roll the right side of the roof fly door & tie a thumb knot to secure the right roof fly onto the pole near the main entranceRoll inwardsThumb Knot
30 No.3 & 4 will roll up the main door together Roll inwardsNo.3 & 4
31 No.1 will peg the left door into the ground No. 1 will peg the both the front and back door
32 Complete tent (Main Door) Main EntranceLeft roof flyRight roof flybeing rolled upInner TentMosquitoes net doorWindowGuy ropeRoof fly flap6 Pegs for inner tent, 10 pegs for the roof fly and 2 pegs for the both doors
41 No.4 will zip up all the zips to the centre bottom after he finish cleaning
42 No.1 & 2 will remove the Roof Fly (No. 3 & 4 are to help out)
43 Note: Place the roof fly to the ground first Note: Place the roof fly to the ground first. All 4 will go to their respective corners of the inner tent and get ready to unplug the poles from the eyelet
44 No. 3 & 4 are to remove the combination poles from the sleeves (1 & 2 are to help removing)
45 No. 3 & 4 will fold the poles and place it in the bag (clean it if it is dirty)
46 No.1 & 2 will fold the roof fly (No.3 & 4 will assist) Open fully and make the zippers to inline with each otherFold half from right to leftBring the triangular corner to the mid of the other sideFold 1 more time side waysFold upwardsFold upwards 1 more time
47 Door must get inline and keep them neatly Pull the 4 corners to tighten the inner tent, make sure both doors inline with each other, then get ready to foldDoor must get inline and keep them neatly
48 Fold Half side ways, then fold once more Fold half from centreFold half from centre once more, use the carrying bag to measure if the size is rightClean with Cloth
49 Place the roof fly together with the inner tent and roll together Tie a ribbon knotKeep all items in the bag,including the other 2 small bags
50 Pull both sides together before zipping up Complete
51 Safety Precautions No naked flame or cooking in the tent Do not throw/play with pegsDo not play with the Combination polesFollow given instructions strictly
53 MaintenanceDo not expose your tent to open flames, sparks, or extreme heatA tautly pitched tent will minimize the damaging effects of flapping in strong windIn the field, if you pack your tent wet and move to build accommodation make sure you dry your tent as soon as possible.
54 Maintenance Only clean the tent by hand Use a cotton cloth and water After use, it must be clean and absolutely dry before storing
55 Care Roof fly corners should not be pulled too hard Apply candle wax on the zip of the carrying bag before useDo not force the zipper of the bag (Pull the zipper together before closing itNo eating or drinking in the tentRemove your shoes before entering the tentDo not use the peg to poke the tent
56 Tent Pitching Test Requirements 2 Components of testSetting up (25 min)Dismantling and Stowage (15 min)
57 Conclusion Name all main items of 6-man tent Name 2 safety measures when pitching the tentName some don’ts inside the tentHow many pegs are needed for inner tent and roof fly
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