Re: Canopies

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Posted by Flavia on June 5, 2002 at 13:51:28:

In reply to: Canopies posted by Daniel on June 4, 2002 at 23:21:58:

: The standard size for most fairs & events is 10x10. You shouldn't
: anything bigger. For a henna artist, 10x10 of space is a lot to
: when you need simple things to work.
: As far as brands are concerned, we've tried EZ-UP but were very
: disappointed in the prices. We later found the CARAVAN brand at COST
: CO (wholesale warehouse style store) which are just as mechanical &
: heavy as the EZ-UP for $200.00! It also comes with a wheeled bag for
: easy carrying.
: Well we use the EZUp , and could use 2 because we are so
cramped on space and with customers in side too, it is pretty tight.
The solution for windy days, is to make pvc pipe wieghts , buy
cheap large 5 inch diameter pipe, can be the cheapest grade, cut into
2 1/2 foot lengths. Cap one end, fill with cement, drill a hole in the
other cap and add a eye hook, cap the pipe and turn upside down to
set up cement. you can then use a bungee cord for connection to the
canopy. these are heavy, and in the desert communities, this is the
preferred method of wighting down the tents. Not pretty, but very
worth the work and easy to make. I made e


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