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CORE 12 Person Instant Cabin Tent - Product Review

CORE 12 Person Instant Cabin Tent - 18' x 10' …- Dark
Instant 2 minute Setup; Sleeps 12 people; Fits 3 queen air mattresses; Center Height: 80"; CORE H20 Block Technology and adjustable ground vent

Editor's Rating: (4.8 / 5)

Pros

  • Lots of space, enough for 12 people
  • 2 wall separators make 3 separate rooms
  • 80 inches of head space
  • Instant, pre-built frame
  • Included Rain Fly

Cons

  • Zippers can break easily

Our Take:

The CORE 12 Person Instant Cabin Tent – 18′ x 10′ is a giant tent that works perfectly for bigger families, scout groups, or smaller groups who just want a whole lot of space.

Total floor space in the CORE 12 person tent is 18′ x 10′ which is a lot of floor space to work within the outdoors.

Unlike some other multi-room tents this all just one big room, versus wasting space on tunnels and extra patios.

There is also 80 inches of headroom so it will fit most campers, even tall campers can stand straight up in this tent.

You get 2 room dividers which will turn this into a 3 room tent which is perfect for families who want to keep parents and kids separate.

There are 2 doors, one on the front and one on the back sides of this tent for easy entry and exit. Especially with a tent that can hold so many people, this is very important.

This is an instant tent that comes with a pre-assembled frame so setup is a breeze. Simply unpack the tent unfold it and then lift the poles and bars into the right spaces and clip the shell material. This can be done in under 5 minutes.

There are plenty of zip up windows all the way around the tent which helps to create plenty of air circulation.

There are even adjustable air intake vents which draw in cool air from the ground for added air ventilation.

The CORE 12 also has you covered for rain protection. It comes with a fully taped rainfly with sealed seams, while the entire tent itself is built with water repellent fabrics including rain-resistant doors and window seals.

The rain fly even creates a bit of a canopy over the door and gives some space over the windows to keep any rain from getting inside the tent.  It’s also very easy to clip into the main frame of the tent.

The T-style front door makes getting in and out easy and secure and the back door is built as a D-style and doesn’t zip all the way down.

There are multiple clips overhead for lamps, etc and plenty of storage pockets all around the tent for storing smaller items.

Key Product Info:

People 12
Seasons 3
Rainfly No
Weight 52.5 lbs
Assembled Dimensions L 18' x W 10' X H 6'8"

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  2. Editors Rating:
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    Rainfly Yes
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  3. Coleman Evanston Screened Tent
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  5. CORE 12 Person Instant Cabin Tent
  6. Editors Rating:
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    Seasons 3
    Weight 52.5 lbs
    Assembled Dimensions L 18' x W 10' X H 6'8"
    Rainfly No
    Current Price Price not available

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    Rainfly No
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  9. Ozark Trail 10-Person Family Tent
  10. Editors Rating:
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    Seasons 3
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  11. CORE 9 Person Instant Cabin Tent
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Erik grew up as a desert rat in Arizona. After exploring the backcountry of the west coast he came east for a job but still finds time to explore the beauty of the northeast.

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