X-Mid Stargazer Kit

$28.00 USD

Stargazer kit

Out of stock

SKU: DXM-2011 Categories: ,

Description

The Stargazer Kit enables easy pitching of your X-Mid 1P or 2P mesh inner tent.

Matching buckles clip to the existing buckles on the peaks of your inner tent while a grommet makes it easy to add your poles. Peak guylines are included and easily adjust with cord tensioners that match the rest of your tent.

The peak guylines are built of premium custom cord by Lawson Equipment. This cord includes a tough partial dyneema sheath for maximum durability and a reflective tracer for visibility at night. This line works great in the kit, and could also be used to upgrade the stock peak guylines on the fly where the low stretch Lawson line makes your tent more sturdy in stormy conditions.

The Stargazer kit is hand built by Durston in BC, Canada.

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AvailabilityThe first 700 kits were sold in May/June as 250 “in stock” kits (which have shipped) and a further 450 backorder kits (which we are building). Backordered kits are shipping as they are built such that early backorders will ship in mid June, while later backorders will ship in late June or July, as initially advised.

We have closed orders now but we are likely to have enough supplies to build an extra 50 kits, which we will offer in late July when they are built. After those are gone we are unsure when the next run will be. If you are interested in a kit, we recommend signing up below to be notified when orders re-open:

Additional information

Weight.045 kg
Dimensions19 × 12 × 2 cm

Features and Specs

Features

  • Enables easy inner only pitching with matching buckles (no knots required).
  • Cord tensioners allow for quick adjustment.
  • Includes 2.0 mm premium guylines built by Lawson Equipment with a tough partial dyneema sheath, reflective tracer, and dope dyed.
  • Hand built in Canada

Weight

  • 2 x connectors: 0.5 oz / 15 g
  • 2 x cord: 0.6 oz / 17 g
  • Complete kit: 1.1 oz / 32 g

Materials

  • Custom guylines use a dyneema SK75/poly blend sheath for tough abrasion resistance, and a poly core.
  • Nylon webbing
  • Brass grommets

Video

Pitching

The Stargazer kit has buckles to match those on the peaks of your X-Mid inner tent. It works with all versions of the X-Mid 1P and 2P. To use the kit, follow these steps:

1) Stake out the 4 corners of your inner tent. Adjust stakes as needed until floor is taut.

2) Clip a Stargazer connector to one peak.

3) Insert one pole into the grommet on the Stargazer connector. Extend that pole until it is 2-3″ (5-8 cm) taller than the inner tent. This will ensure it is pulling up on the inner peak, and out.

4) Stake the guyline out directly off the end of the ridgeline. If you stake the guyline in another direction it will twist the inner and give it a funny shape.

5) Repeat at the other peak. Adjust tension on the peak guylines as desired to fine tune the pitch.