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Roof top tents

Post by Colibri » Sun Nov 08, 2015 5:53 pm

Hi all, I'll soon be in the market for a rtt to be mounted on the bed of the wagon on a custom rack I'm having built for the purpose. I've been eyeing the mt. bachelor model from cascadia vehicle tents as its the perfect size for a short bed with a tool box. Do any of you have any experience with cvt tents or have any opinions or info? I'd appreciate any guidance y'all may have on the matter, thanks!
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Post by 2wagons1driveway » Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:47 pm

I've been looking at the smittybilt overland tent. Cheap and looks like it's an ARB knock off.


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Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:40 pm

http://www.flippac.com/

They seem pretty cool.
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Post by 2wagons1driveway » Fri Nov 13, 2015 5:16 pm

Super cool! ^^


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Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:17 pm

I emailed them to get prices. I like the idea of camper top/tent
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I just got an email back and I was give a price of $5250 and an additional $625 to color match the paint.
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Post by Colibri » Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:27 pm

That's pretty cool, any idea what that thing weighs?
Central Texas and Houston area
2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:54 pm

325lbs according to the website. Holds 1000lbs on a queen size mattress.
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Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:00 pm

Colibri wrote:That's pretty cool, any idea what that thing weighs?
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Post by RamGentry » Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:03 pm

2011TXPowerWagon wrote:I just got an email back and I was give a price of $5250 and an additional $625 to color match the paint.
that thing is awesome but.... :cash: before that starts sounding reasonable :run:
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Post by 2wagons1driveway » Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:38 pm

Yaaa damn that's pricey I would suggest just building your own. It's going to be smaller but way way way less money. Also maybe consider a travel trailor if you need more room.


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Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:24 am

I was thinking of it compared to a slide in camper and I think this would be better on the trail and I think they are quite a bit cheaper.
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This is true!


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