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The Wedge: Heimplanet’s New Inflatable Two-Person Tent Pops Up in a Snap
Posted By Mark Boyer On April 11, 2013 @ 2:30 pm In Architecture,Green Products,Prefab Housing | 1 Comment
Even though air is lighter than metal, at 7.1 pounds The Wedge  actually weighs quite a bit more than your standard backpacking tent. That’s because it features thick air tubes and requires you to carry an air pump. But the tent isn’t exactly designed for hiking the Appalachian Trail; instead, it appeals to people who don’t want to wrestle with poles. The tent is designed to be very intuitive and extremely fast to pitch.
Like The Cave, Heimplanet’s new two-person tent features a network of external air tubes that support the structure of the tent. The air frame is made from recycled material , and the outer layer is made from extra stiff tear-resistant polyester. The Wedge is now available for purchase, and it’s priced at €449.00 ($589).
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URLs in this post:
 Heimplanet: http://heimplanet.com/shop/
 The Cave: http://inhabitat.com/heimplanets-inflatable-geodesic-dome-tent-sets-up-in-a-snap/
 The Wedge: http://heimplanet.com/shop/en/the-wedge.html
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 recycled material: http://inhabitat.com/recycled-materials/
 CubeMe: http://cubeme.com/blog/2013/04/09/heimplanets-wedge-tent/
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