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   Old Thread  #11 7 Apr 2021 at 11.39am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Scrap that i spoke to nash very helpful guy called Mike he gave me his number and asked me to do a video and pictures and send via wassap

Phoned me back within 30mins with the problem



The overwrap is for the mk1 😪 as the mk1 didn't have a peak hence the poles 😓😭😭😭

So now I'm either going to look out for a mk3 or mk4 wrap or try to modify the mk1 to fit ????

Problems with buying second hand i guess 🤷
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   Old Thread  #10 7 Apr 2021 at 8.00am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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To follow on from my first post and as you guys that own or have owned them please help

I've brought a mk3 2man double top extreme and I've got issues with the overwrap 😡

Putting the bivvy up is pretty easy standard pram jobbie

Now the overwrap came with extra poles

1 that goes over the bivvy like a full rib and 3 small poles now my question is where do they go ???
I can't seem to find any points they fit in to?

My understanding is the peak of the bivvy act's as the frame to give you your porch so I've pegged at the rear then all round.

I've had to tilt the peak forwards so the overwrap fits all round ?? Not sure that's right but otherwise the overwrap doesn't fit properly
And the porch seems a bit flimsy???
I must be missing something the 3 poles have confused the hell out of me.

There's nothing on utube about the overwrap I've also googled it

If any of you lot know I'd appreciate it pictures would help 😆
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   Old Thread  #9 13 Dec 2020 at 10.50pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I have the Mk3 2 man. I must say its probably the best bivvy I've ever owned. I do like a bit of space and there's not that much out there or there wasn't when I bought this probably 6 years ago now, that offered the kind of space this provides. I bought the winter skin for it and that is fantastic for long bad weather sessions.

I can get two Nash Wideboys in this with plenty of room to spare. The negatives are it must take 30 minutes to properly set up and pack down. It weighs a ton, which doesn't particularly bother me as I use a 24v Power Porter, they're not made anymore so getting spares is going to be difficult.

I took this to France about 4 years ago and the rain that came down on that particular visit was biblical. I recall sitting under the main canopy remaining perfectly dry.

You won't be disappointed. I had my original titan for 15 years so I'm hoping to get the same out of this. If I see a nearly new Mk4 2 man on ebay I'll buy that and store it away.

All the best.
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   Old Thread  #8 13 Dec 2020 at 8.39am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I have this bivvy. I rate it highly. Yes. It takes time to set up. But itís very sturdy with lots of room. With the overwrap itís gives you a nice porch area for storage. With anything the more you use it, the quicker you can set it up.
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   Old Thread  #7 20 Nov 2020 at 12.27pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Never set up a trakker so can't compare will have to take your word for it. Personally never had a problem with connecting/disconnecting the poles on my 2 x DT's with elastics they literally fit themselves. Now the old nash s7 i owned that was a fight to remove the sections for sure lol.

Either way i have already decided on my next 2 Bivvys when the time come but my DT's has given me no reason to upgrade just yet.
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   Old Thread  #6 20 Nov 2020 at 8.33am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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The day you set up / break down a Trakker compared to a double top you will immediately notice that the poles are much easier to handle on the Trakker, and 5 rib system vs 3 rib system makes a huge difference.
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   Old Thread  #5 20 Nov 2020 at 7.47am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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You seem to be misunderstanding the original post. He is not asking for input on what Bivvy to buy he already bought the DT. Bit ruthless guy asking for advice on his purchase and you keep telling him to buy something else lol.

Also you can get a brand new mk4 2 man with over wrap and additional heavy duty ground sheet for around £400 where still available due to being discontinued. An Titan t2 is £700 for the pre camo versions. As per my post no doubt there are better bivvies out there but not for the "price".

Out curiosity why did you get back ache putting up the dt and not the slk? Find it strange as both pram hood even though dt has an additional rib section.

Either way putting up a complete 2 man tent in under 4 minutes totally pegged down takes some doing. Pegging for me take more then 4 minutes generally as where i fish the ground is hard. To erect the actual Bivvy takes a couple of minutes

I can't comment on your QC issues with DT. Own 2 over last 3 years they have been chucked around and used in every condition imaginable and still good as new.


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   Old Thread  #4 19 Nov 2020 at 11.28pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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fastest time I achieved with setting up the Double top was was 9 min 24 sec and pain in my back
+ on session 4 1 elastic of the inner dome broke...

I put up/take down my Slx v3 plus in less then 4 min, we have used the SLX intensively for 3 months and it is still 100%

you can't compare both in quality, the Trakker is a level higher,

With what I now know I would go for the Armo V4 plus (if the price is nice) or a Nash Titan T,2 maybe there will be a nice Bf deal
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   Old Thread  #3 19 Nov 2020 at 10.29pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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lol how long did it take you. Curious as on my own i set up the giant 2 man in under 10 minutes pegged complete and even then the pegging points take the longest.

As for review I own both the 1 man mk4 with overwrap and porch and also as mentioned the mk4 giant 2 man.

I have have owned both since new. Quality is good enough I have had no issues. Sets up quick for me anyways bar the porch on the 1 man, that takes a bit of time. Love the inner dome. Good to keep bugs out and also 2nd skin to help against condensation etc.

Love the additional porch areas to put bags. Front panels can be folded away if required. Front door either mozzie net, closed or plastic clear window front. Front door can be opened normal or used letterbox style.

Overall for me personally I have nothing bad to say about them. Have had my 2 man out in 60mph winds at bluebells with trees falling down and didnt skip a beat. No doubt better bivvies out there but imo you wont get better bivvy for the money these goes for nowadays
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   Old Thread  #2 19 Nov 2020 at 6.23pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I sold my Double top mk4 2man after 5 sessions

Took way too long to set up / break down for me, I didn't like the inner capsule either

Then bought the Trakker slx v3 instead, which is much faster to set up / take down (3rib system) material of the slx is also better quality


Yt
How to take down a Double top or any pram hood bivvy
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   Old Thread  #1 16 Nov 2020 at 7.07pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hi guys I've brought a nash double top mk3 extreme 2 man
It's only been used 4 times so like new,
Theres not many videos or reviews on line (in English)
So
Can you guys give me any decent pics of your bivvy set up and honest reviews
Thanks all
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