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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-04-2010, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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Quick Up?

I think that's what they are called, I know we had a thread on them a while back, I just can't find it.

I'm looking to buy one of those quick setup gazebos. I'm going to be doing a lot more out-of-doors events this year, and I want something to get me outa the sun so I don't burn to a crisp.

I know many of you use them at the track. What's a good one that isn't going to break the bank . It's going to get used at least monthly, so I want it to be strong. I don't mind heavy, just easy setup-take down, strong, and not terribly expensive.

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Thanks! That's the thread!

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Ebay all day - Got mine for $225 - Called a few shops and they all wanted over $500

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e-z up has factory outlets in cali, they have 4 or 5 different frames and 3 tops of varying quality that can be mix and matched to suit your needs. the better tops stop more UV so if you're out in the sun all day a better top pays off, avoid a 8x8 size(wal mart stuff), most e-z ups are 10x10 but they make 10x14 too
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Cheepest i've seent them:

http://www.ruralking.com/ez-up-10-x-...nopy-tent.html

Picked Marcus' up there, so I didn't pay shipping, but it's a great price.
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Cheepest i've seent them:

http://www.ruralking.com/ez-up-10-x-...nopy-tent.html

Picked Marcus' up there, so I didn't pay shipping, but it's a great price.
you get what you pay for, this is a cheap one, you can tell cause the legs angle out , not straight up n down , this is not really an e-z up but an e-z up branded chinese pos, a real ez up is over 200$ with the cheapest frame and top
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you get what you pay for, this is a cheap one, you can tell cause the legs angle out , not straight up n down , this is not really an e-z up but an e-z up branded chinese pos, a real ez up is over 200$ with the cheapest frame and top
It is an actual E-Z Up. I own one.

http://www.ezupdirect.com/ezup-insta...rs/sierra2.php

It's the same thing.
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ez up may sell it but belive me, i have alot of experiance with these things from 2 previos jobs and have spent too much time at their outlet buying whole tents and replacement parts for bent frames, that isnt a real ez-up if the legs angle outward and it wont hold up to wind as well as a real ez-up will and the top will be super cheap compared to a 300$ ez up
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the good ez-ups are over 500$
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ez up may sell it but belive me, i have alot of experiance with these things from 2 previos jobs and have spent too much time at their outlet buying whole tents and replacement parts for bent frames, that isnt a real ez-up if the legs angle outward and it wont hold up to wind as well as a real ez-up will and the top will be super cheap compared to a 300$ ez up
It's an actual e-z up. They have about five different price points. You can see them here.

http://www.ezup.com/products/rec.shtml

I didn't say it was the best one they had, I said it was the cheapest. We've had ours for two seasons now, once up in a thunderstorm with mad wind. Never had a problem. I'm just trying to help someone out.
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me too , i'm just sayin you get what you pay for
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if you look at their products tab they actually have about 14 different models/price points, i would recomend the express or the enterprise
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EZ-UP EXPRESS II IS WHAT WE HAVE I BELIEVE...

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their outlets sell for less than the website does
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avoid a 8x8 size(wal mart stuff)
walmart for me. they're actually 10 X 10 and around $85. they're not even close to the quality of the ez-ups, but just save your receipt, and if anything ever goes wrong, they'll replace it for free... it's walmart, they take back anything. they also take up much less space (folded up) and set up just as easily. i'm perfectly happy with what i've got until i have the extra $300 to spend on something like a canopy. the extra quality is nice, but they still do the same job.

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walmart for me. they're actually 10 X 10 and around $85. they're not even close to the quality of the ez-ups, but just save your receipt, and if anything ever goes wrong, they'll replace it for free... it's walmart, they take back anything. they also take up much less space (folded up) and set up just as easily. i'm perfectly happy with what i've got until i have the extra $300 to spend on something like a canopy. the extra quality is nice, but they still do the same job.
+1 mine is going on 10yrs old now and only has a couple small tears in the canopy, all of which were my fault not from age or wear

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Thanks all! I especially appreciate you digging up links for me.

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Wal-Mart carries an ez-up style that's called the Fast-Up and it's about $100. I've been using one at the track for about 3 years now, and haven't had any problems with it. The legs are staight, and not angled out.

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FWIW, any windy weekend at the track when I leave on Sunday night there is a PILE of the cheap ($100) canopies in the trash can. In years, I have NEVER heard of one of the nice ones breaking.

FWIW - I bought FOUR of the $100 ones, and NONE of them are still in one piece. They are in trash cans at various tracks throughout the country.

The folks above with the cheap ones that survived, congrats. You should buy a lottery ticket while your luck is still good

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Thanks Wink...that about sums up why I started this thread. I knew I had to pay for a good product that wouldn't wind up in a dumpster half way through the summer, but I couldn't justify the $400+ I saw for the ones I like the looks of.

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