EXTENDED FLY extends 6 feet to the front, on door end, nearest stove jack.
Extended fly supported in front of tent by 6' pole in center of fly with side poles per side.
2' OVERHANG PAST SIDEWALL.
Dig a 2 hole and put center pole in hole.
Attach 1 ropes cut at 12' length to top of center pole. Guy out at 45 degree angle to front. Use tensioners and attach to stake.
Set up side poles, use tensioners and rope to attach to side pole stakes.
Fly provides protection from stove pipe sparks on roof and UV rays.
Fly provides another moisture barrier, keeps your spike tent clean, allows water to run off the roof because the fly extends 1 foot past each side wall.
Protects roof from harmful UV rays which destroys the canvas.
Fly is highly recommended.
NOTE: Side poles wok best slipped over a 10-12" stake in the ground. See spike tent set up video.