SIBLEY 500 PRO – Canvas Tent
The Sibley 500 Pro is our best selling bell tent of all time. Measuring 5 meters (16ft 5in) in diameter with 19,6 m² (210 ft²) of floor space, the 500 is the ideal size for serious glamping. All the features of the Ultimate series beefed up for 4 seasons, long term, or commercial use. Pro-grade poles, stakes, and ropes. Pro Canvas (360 gr/m² or 10.62 oz/yd²) is both waterproof and breathable. Rip-stop bathtub style floor securely attached with a burly size 10 zipper, completely removable for roll-up sidewalls. It is a luxury pleasure tent or high-performance second home? Both.
Our Pro series groundsheets are thick, thermally welded, 650g/m² ripstop PVC. Completely water and vapour impenetrable, the ‘bathtub style’ floor rises 10cm high to keep you dry even in standing water. Using a heavy-duty size 10 zipper to attach the sidewall to the groundsheet, you can unzip the floor to roll up the canvas walls for maximum ventilation, or remove the groundsheet entirely for transport, storage, cleaning, or to enjoy the grass or sand beneath your feet. A tailgate-style system of secure hooks and eyes allows you to drop the bathtub wall near the door and peg it flat to prevent tripping and facilitate easy cleaning.
Spring Loaded Poles
Our durable nickel-plated steel poles have internal spring loaded wires that guide the pole sections together for quick and easy assembly. The centre pole has a welded lanyard ring which can be used to hang an inner tent or chandelier.
The Sibley’s signature A-frame door allows for easy entry and exit and holds the canvas at 90 degrees from the ground preventing rain from falling into the tent when moving in and out. Spring-loaded poles snap together quickly for easy setup and fold together for a fast takedown and organized storage. The floor is equipped with two stirrups which hold the foot poles of the A-frame securely in place. The top of the A-frame door is equipped with a pin that sits in a grommet at the peak of the door ensuring proper placement. A rain cap is then placed over the pin and grommet to keep rain from running down the poles. The canvas door zips together vertically and along the bathtub floor. Each side of the door is equipped with loops and ropes to neatly tie back the canvas and/or mesh doors to hold them open when not in use.
Every Sibley is compatible with a Sibley Connector, a bow-tie shaped attachment that can be used as an awning.
Windows and Vents
Every Sibley comes complete with windows and vents covered in no-see-um mesh to keep the bugs out while providing ventilation and airflow. Our half-moon windows have the zip up covers to allow you to customize your desired level of ventilation and privacy. Each window is equipped with loop fasteners to neatly hold the covers when the windows are unzipped. For 360 degrees of ventilation along with bug protection.
Durable Guy Lines and Tensioners
First time set up is a breeze with 5mm corded nylon rope with UV resistant technology pre-attached to the tent and threaded through our tensioners. Plastic tensioners prevent edges from cutting into the guy lines and prolong the life of your tent.
Steel Stakes and Pegs
Specially designed for hard and rocky ground, our Pro stakes are made from the same high-quality nickel-plated steel our poles are made from. Angled and serrated stakes are welded securely to a T hook offering the most secure guy line attachment to date. Our groundsheet pegs are designed for easy insertion and removal from the average earth. For pegging a groundsheet to especially hard or rocky soil, D60 nails are cheap, easily sourced, and can be placed and removed with a standard claw hammer.
Our 360g/m² army duck canvas is our heaviest and most durable canvas, but it’s not all about the weight. Our proprietary PRO treatment adds additional waterproofing to the natural water resistance of canvas, along with mould and UV resistance. Pro canvas is designed for heavy use and extreme climates. Repairable and re-treatable, a properly maintained Pro can last for years and years. Double-stitched seams throughout.
Cotton canvas provides a natural waterproofing and breathability. Cotton fibers swell when damp, the tight weave prevents rain from penetrating and the surface tension of moisture on the outside combined with the angle of the canopy allows water to run off. Moisture held in the air on the inside is still able to escape directly through the fabric, keeping internal humidity low and mitigating condensation.
Our canvas is exclusively 100% cotton. Cotton is made from the seed hair of this hardy and drought-tolerant plant. Sustainable, renewable, and one of the most biodegradable fabrics on earth. Our canvas is a soft, natural, earthy beige that glows inside and out with natural or artificial light. CanvasCamp is the only tent manufacture to carry the official Seal of Cotton®.
All of our tents are easily adaptable to fit a modular stove jack for a tent stove. Proper stove placement is dependent on stove size, desired temperature, and intended use; thus we provide you with the advice and systems to place a stove in the best location for you. Simply cut a hole in your desired flu exit location and screw on the stove jack. Not for use with open fire pits. We encourage you to be vigilant about fire safety and are happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. CanvasCamp cannot be held liable for any damage or injury to persons or property resulting from the use or misuse of fire or flammable materials in or around our tents.
|Floor Space||19,6 m²|
|Door Height||175 cm|
|Canvas Type||Pro (360 gr/m²)|
|Floor Material||Pro (650 gr/m² or 19.17 oz/yd²)|
|Mesh Door Type||Sewn-In|
|Integrated Mesh Wall||No|
|Peg Type||Heavy Duty|
|Compatibility Inner Tent||Yes|
|Canvas weight (kg)||32|
|Poles weight (kg)||6.6|
|Boxed Dimensions (1) (cm)||118x38x33|
|Boxed Dimensions (2) (cm)||100x16x9|
- Pro Canvas Tent (360 gr/m² or 10.62 oz/yd²)
- Zip in/out Pro Groundsheet (650 gr/m² or 19.17 oz/yd²)
- 32mm (1-1/4”) spring-loaded powder-coated steel center pole with rubber feet
- 23mm (7/8”) spring-loaded powder-coated A-frame pole with rubber feet
- 1 sewn-in mesh door
- 14 5mm UV-resistant guy ropes with tensioners
- 14 pro guy line stakes
- 13 pro groundsheet pegs
- 4 no-see-um mesh-covered peak vents
- 4 no-see-um mesh half moon windows with zip-up canvas cover
- Cotton canvas carry bag
- Pole and stake bags
- Pole spring repair kit