This was made as a promotional video geared toward marketing our Gertee Traveler model, but I thought I'd go ahead and share it with my instuctables subscribers since it has a few new adaptations that people may be interested in seeing. We stayed in 2 of the PVC models this past summer in Wasilla and found it a bit more challenging in numerous ways. We ended up adding a solid wood door and rebar for added weight and strength. I also made a layered roof with one outer tarp, one layer of RadiantGuard Reflective Insulation and the inside layer was long strips of leftover fabrics glued together like a quilt, just like I've done with staples in my home gertees. String ties do not hold as well on smooth round poles and the roof poles do need to be made from a heavier material. But, I was able to haul a ten footer with all the covers and my woodstove (and my Osa) in my timy Toyota Tercel across the Alaska range. We had it set up and livable withing a couple hours.
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