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*THE RTT Owners Thread (With BS)*

Discussion in 'Outdoors' started by ChamYota, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Apr 3, 2021 at 11:34 AM
    Brownie_Man

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    Tested out my heater setup for camping. Looks like everything is working.



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  2. Apr 5, 2021 at 6:27 AM
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    Did I hear someone wanted to get rid of their pop up RTT?
     
  3. Apr 5, 2021 at 6:31 AM
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    Camping at Falcon State Park with my good friend El Takuache @ALI3N_123

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  4. Apr 5, 2021 at 7:04 AM
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  5. Apr 5, 2021 at 8:24 AM
    Wixo

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    What height rack is that?
     
  6. Apr 5, 2021 at 9:51 AM
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    Icon 2,5'' coilovers and rear springs, RCI full skids, caliraised sliders, Warfab hitch skid, UpTop roof rack, kb voodo bed rack, Diode Dynamis Pro fogs, Seat Jackers with Molle, taco garage mounts..... and other stuff
  7. Apr 5, 2021 at 10:53 AM
    Landpirate

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    This weekend I slept in the Smittybilt OEM mattress under an Amazon memory foam pad. I had a Teton 0* bag on top of that, and just used a woobie for cover (temps in the low 40s). I was quite comfortable like that with plenty of cushioning.
     
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  8. Apr 5, 2021 at 11:08 AM
    Wixo

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    Would anybody mind posting pics of their Pop Up RTTs and rack set ups?
     
  9. Apr 5, 2021 at 12:12 PM
    Sixthelement

    Sixthelement Ran over a Yeti once, Texas, never again

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    He matched the height to the dissent. Custom made rack.
     
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    What’s a “pop up”. Is it a hard shell?
     
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  11. Apr 5, 2021 at 2:09 PM
    Wixo

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    Yes, hard shell that just pops up.
     
  12. Apr 5, 2021 at 6:58 PM
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    I went with a Target memory foam pad and was surprised at how comfortable it was.
     
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  13. Apr 6, 2021 at 10:29 AM
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    Anyone have any experience with the Dewalt cordless fans? Thinking about getting one to hand from the roof of my tent...
     
  14. Apr 6, 2021 at 10:32 AM
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    I have one and it's incredibly nice. That said, it's pretty damn large. When I switched to my RTT, I bought this fan instead.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07SN457HS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8

    It puts out some decent volume. It has a built-in battery but it will also run while plugged in and charging. I use the 12v USB plugs I added to my tent to power it all night.
     
  15. Apr 7, 2021 at 2:45 PM
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    Hey all, looking to possibly buy a RTT and have a line on a supposedly 1yr old used once CVT Pioneer Shasta w/ extended fly for about $1k off retail. I get tired of ground camping and TBH haven't camped much in the past couple years so justifying the cost is real. I have a set of HS 1.5" AAL pack in the rear and suppose I might need to change that up for the extra weight. I would plan on mounting over my bed with mid-height (10-12") rack or bars.

    I was also looking at some cheaper ones as there's one at the local costco right now for $750. Just seems this might be too good of a deal to pass up.... Someone want to convince me to save or spend my coin?

    https://cascadiatents.com/pioneer-series.html

    https://www.costco.com/silverwing-swt80s-2-person-roof-top-tent.product.100528166.html
     
  16. Apr 7, 2021 at 2:58 PM
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    Yeah.
    I'm a long-time CVT fan, but if you don't camp a lot and it is just you, and you want to keep weight down, that Costco tent seems like a pretty good deal. However, the mattresses suck and I love my ExPeds, and the 48" width is too narrow. I like the 56" width as it gives me some extra room for me and the dog, and an ExPed fits well. Build and materials of the CVT is likely a bit better, but who knows, they may come out of the same factory. At that Costco price, I gotta think they don't use the same level of materials. If the cost is close, I'd go CVT.
     
  17. Apr 7, 2021 at 3:04 PM
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    Thanks for the input. Me and the dog although would like enough room for an extra person. The CVT is listed for $1350. I used to camp more often although one of my primary reasons for buying my taco was to get out more.
     
  18. Apr 7, 2021 at 3:17 PM
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    one of the best things i bought for my truck is my rtt. i was in the market for a tent anyway and all the big agnes and kelty tents i was looking at were pushing 500 or more. maybe im just lazy, but setting up a ground tent isn't the most fun, especially staking it down in the rockies. i think i went through 20 stakes in 2 years. my old ground tent has like 5 broken pole segments across all 6 of the poles from super strong winds blowing the tent where it was an inch from my face when i was lying inside.

    i looked into the shift pods for a minute, but those are just as expensive as a rtt. you could go hunter guy canvas tents, but those are pretty much as big as a rtt, takes more time to setup, but you can stand inside so thats a plus.

    my camp trips are mostly 2 nights on a weekend. if i take off work at 5 on a friday and pull into a spot around 8 or 9 and its dark i dont want to deal with finding a flat spot, inflating my pad, unrolling it all, just to wake up at 5 or 6 the next morning to get started on whatever i drove out to do (hike bike fish kayak).

    yea a con is not being able to 'claim' your spot if you leave for the day, but i have a cheap awning i can leave to show im coming back.

    honestly if i was looking to get into it i would go for that costco one. it is super entry, but you could always resell it for a small hit.

    i have a tepui kukeman on a rack and am considering moving to a gfc superlite and campershell combo, then maybe to a full gfc. not a lot of security with just a rack
     
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  19. Apr 7, 2021 at 3:27 PM
    JDPNW

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    Yeah I was rly looking at that costco one although just thought the CVT might be too good of a deal to pass up. I rly like the idea of not having to find a spot big enough for a ground tent, and yeah I hate setting up ground tents.
     
  20. Apr 7, 2021 at 4:33 PM
    DannyBFresco

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    I'd go with the CVT at that price compared to the costco one. CVT is likely better quality but also has great customer support
     

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