Figure 2-3. Spreading Tent
(4) Open slide fasteners on tent walls and fold side and front walls over roof area of tent.
(5) Drive 24-inch (61.000-cm) pins into the ground at locations shown in Figure 2-2.
The 5-foot, 11 1/4-inch ridge pole for the stack section is over twelve feet from the
ground and the 11-foot, 10-inch ridge pole for the service section is nine feet from
The service section ridge pole must be connected to the front 12-foot, 3-inch
upright pole supporting the stack section ridge pole. Additionally, the jumper
line located at the inside top of the tent where the front 12-foot, 3-inch upright
joins the 5-foot, 11 1/4-inch ridge pole must be used to secure the junction of
the service and stack section ridge poles (See Figure 2-9).
The front peak of the service section is approximately nine feet from the
ground and the screen wall must be attached at this point BEFORE the tent is
If you do not have access to a ladder or other means to make these
connections, perform the following steps. If a ladder is available, proceed to
(6) Assemble ridge poles and uprights flat on the ground as shown in Figure 2-4.