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my weekend's sleeping arrangment

Discussion in 'Travel' started by Rucas, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Aug 22, 2010 at 5:17 PM
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    Rucas

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    Went to sunset beach near Santa Cruz for the weekend, and got to use my bed tend for the first time.

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    ohh ya and... long bed ftw.
     
  2. Aug 22, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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  3. Aug 23, 2010 at 11:54 PM
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    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    I think its pretty cool , Pic 4 kinda freaked me out at first glance it looked like you'd be sticking your head out of (or in??) someones asshole, But really pretty smart design for the space available, I like it !!

    & I know its the boot from back sliding window
     
  4. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:00 AM
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    Is this for air or something? I would think if it rained water would get in the truck or is there a seal what is the reason for this?:confused:
     
  5. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:05 AM
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    Looks like the boot from tent to back seat
     
  6. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:07 AM
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  7. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:08 AM
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    here is my truck tent:

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  8. Aug 24, 2010 at 4:41 AM
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    nice setup! sure beats haulin a trailer around....
     
  9. Aug 24, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    Its just so you can have some access to the cab while in the tent. If i needed to i could just slide the window closed, and sinch the hole to the tent back up.
     
  10. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:36 AM
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    O ok right on i guess thats cool if you wanted to leave your gun or something!:D
     
  11. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    I guess I'm used to tents on the ground...why sleep in the bed of the truck?
     
  12. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:53 AM
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    I wanna see you crawl through that access boot:) talk about a tight squeeze.
     
  13. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
    You could probably rig it up to your AC if you wanted to run all night.
     
  14. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:05 PM
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    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
    Is this just a regular tent you put in the bed or is it made for the bed? Where did you get it?
     
  15. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    Yeah, I am not completely sold on the idea either. It's great to get up off the ground, but what if you want to do some trail driving, or just leave the tent behind to go somewhere. You would then have to pack it all up again.

    For the people who have them, what do you do in those situations?
     
  16. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    It is made for trucks. Not really this truck! It is about 2 inches too long, but I got it for really cheap at wally world. I like how it has the plastic bottom so if my truck bed is dirty, I don't get dirty.
     
  17. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    the bottom is pretty nice. Mine is pretty much only a cap that goes on top, so your just sleeping in the bed itself.
     
  18. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    I can set up the tent, air up the mattress, put everything out in less then 20 mins. It takes the same amount of time putting everything away. I would not leave anything if I left anyways cuz I would think someone would take it.. LOL Oh and if there is some big animal around all you to is hit your panic button on your key change and it scares them off!
     
  19. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    I have a truckbedz air mattress to sleep on..
     
  20. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    same here
     
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