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Old 08-13-2006, 06:59 PM   #1
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This has got to be the best place to ask this question.I really need some shade when I go to the races.I am looking to spend under a 150$ for a great canopy that I can put up be myself,maybe 10X10 or 12X12 and has good construction.Netting would also be nice,I have looked at the Quick shade canopies but I am not sure if I could put it up by myself.Any tips or recommendations would be so helpful!
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:06 PM   #2
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Ez-up is the only way to go. 189.00 at Sams club. Spend the extra 30 bucks or regret it later.
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:34 PM   #3
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I have this one, have had it for over two years now. Optional screens are about $20

http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/pr...Id=18274956482

Now is a good time to go in, they are usually going on clearance at the end of the summer.
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:45 PM   #4
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Are you guys able to put these up by yourself!
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Old 08-13-2006, 08:30 PM   #5
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It is always easier with some help but yes I have put this up by myself.
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Ez-up is the only way to go. 189.00 at Sams club. Spend the extra 30 bucks or regret it later.
Two votes for EZ-Up! I bought mine during the winter one year ago at CosCo, and it only was $100 even....
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I bought my 10x10 EZ-UP at a Farm & Fleet for $70
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I have the quickshade one. Got it about a week after July 4th for $40 with 4 folding chairs at a sports store.
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I personally recommend getting the one that your friend hauls to the track and shares with you!
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There are a bunch of different model "EZ-UP" Canopies. Check the models. Some have sides, some don't. Some have awnings, some don't. Some have lighter weight material covers. Don't be attracted to the lowest price.
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If it is an EZ-UP brand it will be good no matter if you go expensive or cheap .
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There are a bunch of different model "EZ-UP" Canopies. Check the models. Some have sides, some don't. Some have awnings, some don't. Some have lighter weight material covers. Don't be attracted to the lowest price.
Bingo!! right on the money.......

Here is a link

http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/nav...=5&item=335310
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Bingo!! right on the money.......

Here is a link

http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/nav...=5&item=335310
somewhat of an old post revival...

anyone using the 8x8's? or is the 10x10 more "common"
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this is the one we use. you can get them direct from ezup. if you go with ezup, parts are available for cheap too....

http://www.ezupdirect.com/ezup-insta...ed-shelter.php

we used to race late model stock 1:1 cars is why we had this thing, but it works well for 3 people to pit rc's under. you obviously don't have to spend this much, but i surely would opt for the ezup brand...
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EZ-UP is the only way to go
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