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Big Agnes Flying Diamond 6 Review

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Overall avg rating 4.0 of 5 based on 2 reviews. Most recent review: March 23, 2015
Price:   $650 List | Varies from $487 - $650 online  —  Compare prices at 4 resellers
Pros:  Huge versatile vestibule, zippered internal door, easy to store in bag, great ventilation, good in wind, lightweight poles.
Cons:  Small tent stakes bend easily, carrying bag material could be more reinforced where tent poles rub against it.
Manufacturer:   Big Agnes


The Big Agnes Flying Diamond 6 is the smaller version of the Flying Diamond 8 of which we did a full review. The bigger Flying Diamond 8 version won our Top Pick award among camping tents because of its storm resistance qualities. These tents can handle wind, rain, and snow which spells comfort.

Specs for the smaller tent vs. the larger one are as follows: 19 pounds, 14 ounces vs. 27 pounds, 12 ounces; floor area 91 square feet vs. 112 square feet; head height, 66 to 49 inches vs. 72 to 54 inches. And, of course, the smaller tent costs less.

To get a complete sense of Big Agnes Flying Diamond family (and learn where that name came from), go to our review of Big Agnes Flying Diamond 8 Review and the overview of nine of the best camping tents The Best Camping Tent Review.

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   Jan 24, 2013 - 02:12pm
Bedz · Hiker · Canton
Purchased my BA Flying Diamond 6 from HumbleOutdoors for about $485 with a free footprint.

Great tent, well made… plenty of space for gear and people. This is my new car camping tent, plenty of room for queen mattress, great ventilation.

Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
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