RE: "...I have set up many, many tents in the pouring rain. Not something I like to do, but it can be done."
Will never forget that night in a pup tent in Nova Scotia when it rained so hard we awoke, turned a flashlight on, and watched fast moving waters streaming past our (blesséd) rubber air mattresses. That may have been the day I first ever thought about switching to fiberglass.
"A billion here, a billion there...add it all up and before you know it you're talking real money." Everett Dirkson