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Can-Back or Softopper???

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Sheepdog, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Jan 16, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    Sheepdog

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    I'm looking at getting a soft top camper shell and I found these two. Other than the price, Can-Back: $1100 and Softopper: $589, what's the difference???
     
  2. Jan 16, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    THXEY

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    1100.00! jeez

    way too expensive IMO get a shell for that price
     
  3. Jan 16, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    I was thinking that too. But I kinda like the soft top look on the black 1st gen Xtra cabs. So would the Softopper be better since it's like half the price?
     
  4. Jan 16, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    IMO I think the soft topper looks better and a lot cheaper at that.
     
  5. Jan 16, 2010 at 8:57 PM
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    This is a dumb question, but what's "IMO"?

    I didn't really see a difference, but both companies offer stuff like safari racks, side windows...etc.
     
  6. Jan 16, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    your 17, you are supposed to know these things...IMO = In My Opinion
     
  7. Jan 16, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    Ya, but I'm not a chick. hahaha.

    There's A LOT of acronyms on here that I don't recognise.
     
  8. Jan 17, 2010 at 7:01 AM
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    what about the bestop? i know a few people have those on here. they look pretty nice too
     
  9. Jan 31, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    nothing yet but I get with you guys on this project. Want to keep it resonable.
    Best top sounds cool because you can roll up forward. If you need to haul something tall you have the option compared to hard top. something to consider. Might haul a 4wheeler/motorcycle?
     
  10. Jan 31, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    get a bestop about the same $$$ as the softopper and better quality imo
     
  11. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:10 AM
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    I am picking up a Softtopper for my Taco used. It happens to be the same size and model that works on the Chevy Colorado and I know someone parting with one. Same PN from Softtopper and everything! Yea! I am picking it up next weekend.

    I have a friend who has been running a Sofftopper on his driver Dodge for a while now and he loves his.
     
  12. Feb 8, 2010 at 12:06 PM
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    I hella want one but they're soo expensive.
     
  13. Feb 8, 2010 at 12:09 PM
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    If I had to buy new, I wouldn't be. I would be getting a rooftop tent from Camping Labs. Funny thing is, the guy I am buying it from is getting exactly that.
     
  14. Apr 7, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    Can bak can hold more weight on top than the softopper if u plan on putting a tent on top go with the can bak
     
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