Fold deck of tent to eave line over sidewall.
Place exposed guy lines on folded tent (5).
Place liner, folded in the same way as the tent,
on top of tent (6).
Fold ends of folded tent and liner toward center
Fold the two ends together (8).
Place folded tent and liner in cover; place
screens, each folded in fourths, on top of folded tent and
liner; close cover, and tie with the two tielines (9).
2-11. Erecting (Pitching) Lightweight Tent (M-1950)
The lightweight tent can be pitched
by five men in approximately 15
Ground Plan. Before pitching the tent, study the
ground plan carefully (fig. 2-16).
Figure 2-16. Ground plan, lightweight tent (M-1950).
Preliminary Procedures (1, fig. 2-17).
Spread tent on ground. Check to see if
liner is in place; usually it is not in place in a new tent. If
liner is not in place, spread it out beneath tent.
Secure D-ring to snap inside door.
Close slide fastener in door.
Drive six corner pins and two door pins
and attach footstops to pins.