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Old 04-02-2014, 07:51 AM   #121
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Does anyone have a newer rainier? Curious which way the rails run on the bottom for mounting. Do they run parallel to the 4 foot length or the 6 foot length?

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I have an older one, and by default they run the long way. However, you can cut them off and mount them the short way. I'm pretty sure this doesn't require drilling - if I recall correctly, the holes are premade.
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:55 AM   #122
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I have an older one, and by default they run the long way. However, you can cut them off and mount them the short way. I'm pretty sure this doesn't require drilling - if I recall correctly, the holes are premade.
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That makes sense, I wonder if it would mess with the durability of the structure at all? Seems the base is pretty solid and my rack is definitely solid. As you have one, whats your take on that?
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I shouldn't think it would be any weaker. The base is a honeycomb aluminum sheeting - it's plenty strong.

I've had mine 2+ years (~50 nights in it) and have beat the snot out of the tent on branches and crap and it's held up really well.
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Old 05-18-2014, 01:56 AM   #124
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Does anyone know If a queen size air mattress will fit in the bachelor?
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Does anyone know If a queen size air mattress will fit in the bachelor?
Well it's not the size of a queen bed.. I believe it's similar width to a twin bed. But I wouldn't want an air mattress in it anyway. Super comfortable the way it is, or get a mattress topper
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Well it's not the size of a queen bed.. I believe it's similar width to a twin bed. But I wouldn't want an air mattress in it anyway. Super comfortable the way it is, or get a mattress topper
I've heard they are pretty comfortable but with a messed up back I'm seeing what my options are gonna be when I get one and the one I should get.
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I've heard they are pretty comfortable but with a messed up back I'm seeing what my options are gonna be when I get one and the one I should get.
Yea I'd just get a temperpedic mattress topper then. I definitely wouldn't sleep on an air mattress with a bad back, firmer mattress is better for your back.
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:07 AM   #128
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Do you have any pics of your rack? I want to do the same setup on mine. Thx

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been a proud owner of a Mt. Shasta for over a year now, and its been all over the map, Interior BC, Alberta, Moab, Oregon coast, etc and I have 0 issues to report. It sets up quick, I can be parked, set up and asleep in under 5 mins! It paid off the first time I slept in it.

I also mounted my tent below the top of the cab (had custom bedbars made) and my gas mileage has hardly declined.

The upside is that I can keep 2 sleeping bags, 2 pillows and 1 duvet in the tent folded up without increasing the height of the tent. Makes falling asleep that much quicker! My gf and I have used it quite a bit, and there is more then enough room for both of us, and clothes without having to worry about space.

Just a few shots of the tent on the truck, and set up


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Old 05-21-2014, 11:29 AM   #129
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Does anyone know If a queen size air mattress will fit in the bachelor?
Double bed. What are the measurements if the mattress? The tent is 56" wide x 96" long
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Great thread! I had spied a Blue DCLB while looking at some wheels by SCS which had one of these tents mounted on a bed rack. Can't wait to get one.

BTW, does anybody know whose rig that is in the last pic of the SCS post? It has the Gloss Jet Black wheels. Link to OP below.

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/whe...-17x8-5-a.html
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Great thread! I had spied a Blue DCLB while looking at some wheels by SCS which had one of these tents mounted on a bed rack. Can't wait to get one.

BTW, does anybody know whose rig that is in the last pic of the SCS post? It has the Gloss Jet Black wheels. Link to OP below.

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/whe...-17x8-5-a.html
That's sytfu something's truck. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...n-project.html
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:22 PM   #133
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Anybody running their tent on a Yakima or thule bars on top of an access cab? I love my tent but also want to get my dirt bike in the back of my bed.
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