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Forum topic by Dustin Ward (aka Tearen) posted 04-18-2009 01:38 AM 1141 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dustin Ward (aka Tearen)

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04-18-2009 01:38 AM

Topic tags/keywords: craftshow canopy

I just wanted to pass this little find along you all of you that will be joining me in the craftshow scene this year. I found this deal today and thought that you might want to know about it.

MCSports has the following going on right now:

10’x10’ Quik Shade Canopy on sale for $69.00 (normally 99.00)
But if you go online to and clip on the weekly ad you will get a 20% off almost anything in the store coupon.

So, you can get a 12’x12’ Quik Shade Canopy for $79.00. Colors are Blue, Green, and White.

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#1 posted 04-18-2009 01:46 AM

Thanks for the info

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 04-27-2009 02:09 AM

For those not familiar with shows it is best to only purchase a white canopy. Some shows will reject vendors with any other color. Also if you plan on doing more than a handfull of shows I would suggest investing in a professional canopy. I’ve seen more than a few cheap canopies flipped inside out by sudden gusts of wind. They’re also not the most watertight.

BTW I’ve been doing shows ( both indoor and outdoor) for 5 years. My first tent was an top of the line ez up and it lasted for the first 1 1/2 years. I still have it but it leaks like the exxon valdeze and is a bit rickety. I now have a craft hut which ran me 900 but I don’t have to worry about it ruining my product.

Just my .02

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#3 posted 04-27-2009 02:38 AM

The other problem I see with this canopy is it’s 12×12 most fairs sell 10×10 space.


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#4 posted 05-16-2009 01:32 PM

I missed the sale. They are all double that price or more.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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#5 posted 05-16-2009 06:37 PM


-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#6 posted 05-18-2009 12:53 PM

Hello, the past couple years i’ve seen walmart selling the ez up canopies really cheap, thinking about getting one myself soon.

-- Tim The Toolman Dayton, Ohio

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