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#11114769 - 09/20/15 01:37 AM Truck Tent Suggestions
westtexgolfer Offline
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Registered: 03/24/08
Posts: 1861
Loc: Midland, TX
Who if anyone has a truck tent, how do you like it... is it easy to take up and down...??? what do you have and how do you have it rigged up? Do you have a generator you run with it? I am thinking about getting a truck tent to use when I go fishing to try it out for a few trips and see how it goes... What kind of mattress do yo ureccomend and any other accessories you recommend having for this.

Thanks,

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#11114798 - 09/20/15 06:18 AM Re: Truck Tent Suggestions [Re: westtexgolfer]
Dayne Online   content
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Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2932
I have a tent the my Jeep Liberty fits on to. It is quite roomy and I use folding cots with sleeping bags. I don't use my generator with it but I guess I could.

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#11118235 - 09/21/15 04:36 PM Re: Truck Tent Suggestions [Re: westtexgolfer]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2300
Loc: Arlington
I don't camp but if I was going to and in the bed of the truck, I'd buy one of these mattresses
http://www.truckairbedz.com/

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#11138429 - 10/01/15 12:23 AM Re: Truck Tent Suggestions [Re: westtexgolfer]
spinnerbait72 Offline
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Registered: 05/25/14
Posts: 200
Loc: Ennis
I had the GM product on my avalanche with the mattress. I loved it ,was able to go inside the truck from inside the tent, had awning,allowed to pull the boat and sleep in the tent,easy setup
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#11145286 - 10/04/15 07:43 PM Re: Truck Tent Suggestions [Re: westtexgolfer]
meP2too Offline
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Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 2868
Loc: dallas,tx,usa
I have a Sportz Trunk Tent for my Dodge 1500, and love it. Takes ten minutes to set up and take down. It has an extended 4 foot canopy over the entry, and a rain fly. i slept through some heavy storms without getting wet.

I bought twin sized "camping" air mattresses for half the cost of one that fits over the wheel wells. they work great too.

I used battery powered fans and lights inside the tent.

The only problem is launching a boat with it on, the instructions say not too but I have driven a short distance to launch. You have to go "slow".

I bought mine at Pep Boys for a huge discount. but that was about 8 years ago.


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