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Thread: Talkback: Eureka! It's A New Brand For The UK

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    They're not really "new to the UK". I had a 2004 Eureka Autumn Wind XD a few years ago bought from a UK shop. I think that they were imported from a distributor in Holland then.
    They appear to be the same now

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    As I remember Bob at Backpackinglight.co.uk sold some Euraka tents, the Spitfires I think, when he first started up, so that would be around 2006 or maybe late 2005.

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    Taunton leisure have been selling Eureka tents for years

    They used to do the various Spitfires - I looked quite hard at one, but it didn't float my boat...

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    2000-3000mm HH on the groundsheets, no thanks.

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    Gosh Matt you DO have a good memory LOL!

    We did indeed sell the lightweight Eureka's for a while the Spitfire, the Moonshadow Duo and one other I think.

    They were reasonable value for money tents at the time but Eureka didn't respond well to our customer feedback and the questions as to design quirks as I recall.

    This is their fourth attempt at getting into the UK market since 2005 with various retailers large and small, giving them a try I think.

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    i use a eureka tent as my backpacking tent. its also done a few lamm's as its light, strong and spacious. had it about ten years now. hope they do well.

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    I think they've been sold in the bushcraft type of retailers for years. Although I think they mainly stocked.the heavier army versions. Eureka is one of those brands I ruled out as cheap, heavy and probably nasty after seeing the army tents.

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