woodstoves in tents

sheephunter

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Go to Home Depot / Lowe's and get a piece of HardieBacker (the stuff you would put down on your floor before laying ceramic tile). It's about 1/4" thick, not very heavy, and provides a good stable surface for you stove to sit on.
 

Bonecollector

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I thought stove were generally used in a floorless type shelter.
I've yet to make the move to stove and floorless, but like the idea. Just need a partner to split the weight.
 

wy-tex

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Our wall tent has no floor and we put a tarp down everywhere except where the stove goes. Keep the tall grass down under the stove, we put some non exploding rocks under our for some heat retention at night.
We also bring a few hardwood logs for longer lasting coals at night. Pine starts and burns hotter but does not last as long.
 

jmwyoming

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my hunting pardner got a 12x12 alaknak, I just wanted to protect the floor, I have a welding blanket, just wanted to see what others have used. Thanks for the help guys!
 

Slugz

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my hunting pardner got a 12x12 alaknak, I just wanted to protect the floor, I have a welding blanket, just wanted to see what others have used. Thanks for the help guys!
Be careful with the welding blanket when stepping on it in socks or smooth bottom shoes. You will slide like you are on wet ice.
 

tdub24

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my hunting pardner got a 12x12 alaknak, I just wanted to protect the floor, I have a welding blanket, just wanted to see what others have used. Thanks for the help guys!
Doesn't the alaknak come with a zippered floor?? I have been using the 9.5x9.5 for 8+ years now and have never put anything down. Just place the legs on the ground, level up as much as possible, and fire up.
 

missjordan

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Our Wall tent has a cut out around where the stove goes so everything stands on dirt. Canvas is also fire retardant


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jmwyoming

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Doesn't the alaknak come with a zippered floor?? I have been using the 9.5x9.5 for 8+ years now and have never put anything down. Just place the legs on the ground, level up as much as possible, and fire up.
It does, just wanted a little more protection. Got a 6x8 fire retardant tarp
 

Grundy53

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my hunting pardner got a 12x12 alaknak, I just wanted to protect the floor, I have a welding blanket, just wanted to see what others have used. Thanks for the help guys!
I have this same tent. I use a piece of hardiebacker from home depot. Works great and is light.

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