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why is it that all of the camper shells with the cool features look crappy?

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by ndub86, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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    ndub86

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    Did you have either a sliding front window or one that could be removed?

    Carpeted headliner? I see you got one without a roof rack...I'd probably want that option
     
  2. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    ndub86

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    Nope, it's a DC shortbed
     
  3. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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    Nice. I have an indigo blue and I've been looking for a shell. I think I've made up my mind.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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    DESRTRNNR

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    my rebel has a sliding front window, sliding side windows with screens, added carpeting, and added the rails for the roof rack and it was about $2250.. the thing i like most about Snugtop that i could not find on any other shell is the rain gutter when you have the rear window open..
     
  5. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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    I got the Snugtop Xtra Vision and think it looks good! Has screened sliding glass and out the door was $2280
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:32 PM
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    skidooman

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    Mine has carpeted headliner, and sliding front. I wish I would have got the reinforced roof, thats the one thing I regret not getting.

    Ah, if you dont have to have vented side windows, Leer also makes a shell that the windows open. But they are solid glass.
     
  7. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    Leer 100RCC FTW
     
  8. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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    Tempting...I'm guessing it would probably add another $300 or so if I got opening windoors instead of sliding windows on the sides...

    There's so many decisions to make, I'm having a hard time deciding. I think I'll try to compile a bunch of pictures of the ones I'm debating between into one document to try and narrow it down. But it's also price that factors in, too...

    I would prefer vented side windoors as we have a pup and i would probably make a bed and secure harness in there for her.
     
  9. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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    they did a really good job of matching the nautical blue mettalic.. most people dont even realize its a truck
     
  10. Aug 27, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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    skidooman

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    Thats why mine are vented right there! :thumbsup:
     
  11. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    My ARE covers the bed rails. It has a roof rack, windoors with sliding panel in the middle that is screened, fold down and opening front window and interior is carpeted. I got it used and just had it cleaned up and repainted to go on my new truck, making it the third truck it has been on! I think the original owner paid about $2,500 for it. I will go grab a pic!
     
  12. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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    Unfortunately for us short bed guys, they dont offer that one for us... I still want to see pics though!
     
  13. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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    A shell thread. Perfect. :cool:
     
  14. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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  15. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    I guess that is just another reason not to get a shortbed.:D

    That is the best advice I can offer. Happy hunting!
     
  16. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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    $2,000 after taxes installed. It has the carpeted interior (I think they all do now :notsure:), screens, sliding window and it also folds down so I can clean the backside and the truck window.
     
  17. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:25 PM
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    I like my leer
     
  18. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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    I like my leer shell. Got it on here used. Still looks great.

    20130806_214930.jpg
     
  19. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:51 PM
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    Yeah, form vs function. I don't give a damn about form, all I care about is function. I would have bought the awesome Leer 122 again except with this new truck it wouldn't clear my garage door after I put a little lift on it and larger diameter tires. Had to settle for the Leer 180 with a 5" rise over cab height. Would have liked to have the 10" rise on the Leer 122, but I like to keep the truck garaged with all the hail, snow, below zero temps we get here.

    I might have been able to sneak the 122 in the way the truck sits now, but it was too much of a gamble. Maybe in the future if I keep the truck the same way it is I'll try to swap to a 122.
     
  20. Aug 27, 2013 at 1:52 PM
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    + 1 more for the Leer

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