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10 Aug, 2022 @ 09:01:11 am
Maxp
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Hi all

 

Very new to caravanning - we bought a Gypsey Royale 1997 model on Sunday, and it does not have a tent. The rest of it is in good condition for the age.

Where can I find a tent?

Is it possible to make a tent with canvas and industrial sewing machines?

Is there a drawing somewhere to get dimensions of the original with some pictures?

Thanks in advance.

Malcolm

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10 Aug, 2022 @ 11:39:06 am
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Bel Howling Moon 

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10 Aug, 2022 @ 14:39:52 pm
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There are some tent manufacturers that if you supply a template they will be able to make you one.

As Geert indicated. Contact Howling moon.  They should be able to make you one and then it would be made with the new type of material

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11 Aug, 2022 @ 07:50:20 am
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Thanks guys, I have sent an email to Howling Moon and to a few other tent manufacturers. 

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11 Aug, 2022 @ 15:41:43 pm
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You can also try Canvas and Aluminium Concepts 

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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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12 Aug, 2022 @ 06:54:55 am
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Thanks for the feedback.

Isn't it strange that nobody responds to emails. I will get on the phone to these guys.

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12 Aug, 2022 @ 12:02:27 pm
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Howling Moon now only make caravan tents from 2010 onwards, something to do with the move from Pretoria to Cape Town.

Tentco also now refer people to Kempton Park Caravans.

The quest continues ;-)

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12 Aug, 2022 @ 12:57:06 pm
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Howling Moon now only make caravan tents from 2010 onwards, something to do with the move from Pretoria to Cape Town.

Tentco also now refer people to Kempton Park Caravans.

The quest continues ;-)

The guys that was on Kempton Caravans premises is Canvas and Aluminium Concepts.....but they moved last month

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12 Aug, 2022 @ 14:45:22 pm
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Just a suggestion: Go for a rally tent instead of a full tent. A full tent is nice for long stays or in inclement weather, but over the years we have been camping, we mostly used a rally tent.  Obviously they are cheaper, lighter to haul about and much faster to erect.  As they are simple in design, you might find it easier to get someone to make you one.  You also get side walls, which are quite easy and fast to set up and are very nice in case of wind.  And getting a full tent made will be expensive.  I do not know what you paid for the caravan, but for a new full tent, it is not inconceivable that you might not much less for such a tent 

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12 Aug, 2022 @ 17:01:49 pm
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Relaxed, they have come through with a quote.

Fred, thanks for the advice, and I think you are correct with the price of tent vs the price of the caravan, so far about 75% of the cost of the caravan.

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16 Aug, 2022 @ 20:08:13 pm
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Update, Canvas and Aluminium Concepts came through with a price R21K for rally tent 2.4m with sides.

They have been good with communication.

I am sure the price is justified, I am not sure I can bring myself to spend that on the old-ish caravan.

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16 Aug, 2022 @ 20:09:57 pm
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It's cheaper to get a Howling Moon Leisure awn with sides

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16 Aug, 2022 @ 20:35:43 pm
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Will check that option, thanks Relaxed Camper.

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16 Aug, 2022 @ 20:51:09 pm
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You can also try Romeo at "All Outdoors" he made ours 10 yrs ago

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16 Aug, 2022 @ 20:53:21 pm
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Thanks for the feedback.

Isn't it strange that nobody responds to emails. I will get on the phone to these guys.

I went to howling moon in Cape Town before we left two months later they have not bothered to come back to me either. So I won't be bothered with them either.

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16 Aug, 2022 @ 20:59:28 pm
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Thanks Brian, I will give him a call.

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17 Aug, 2022 @ 18:48:42 pm
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The best price I got was from Howlingmoon for my 3B 1982 model, they have the origenal template and drawings.  I orderd a rally with 2 sides as per my request.  Expecting it by the end of this month. 👍

Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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18 Aug, 2022 @ 07:30:37 am
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Wilsur, can you send me who you chatted to, as they told me they are not tackling anything older than 2010 caravan tents. 

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18 Aug, 2022 @ 13:52:20 pm
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Wilsur, can you send me who you chatted to, as they told me they are not tackling anything older than 2010 caravan tents. 

Send me an email via Admin as I'm not allowed to post my info on this web and I will send you the contacts I have.

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22 Aug, 2022 @ 02:52:57 am
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Got an add on Facebook yesterday about someone selling either a Regal or a Royal tent.

Not sure which one it was go and check there.

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22 Aug, 2022 @ 07:24:16 am
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Thanks Leon, I will check Facebook

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