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Old 08-05-2008, 08:41 PM
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Talking Camp-right Adventure Truck Tent

I got my tent today, and I think it looks pretty sweet.
Plus, It isn't all that hard to put up by yourself.

Either way, judge it for yourself.
Also...this is my 08 Scab.
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Old 08-05-2008, 08:50 PM
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Looks good!
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Old 08-05-2008, 08:52 PM
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Thanks.
There is only one downside with the newer trucks and this style of tent.
The easy-lift tailgate can lift while tightening the straps down.

Other than that, this thing is awesome.
Plus if I bend my head to the side, i can stand straight up in it.
I'm 5'9".

Not bad for a tent!
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Looks cool, You going to use a air mattress in the box with it?

Also does it scratch the paint at all?
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Old 08-05-2008, 08:55 PM
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It looks roomy. Cool idea and you don't have to worry about sleeping on rocks!
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Old 08-05-2008, 09:18 PM
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I have an 8" inflatable air mattress that wraps around the wheel wells.
And I don't know if it scratches.
They claim that it doesn't, but once I take it off, I shall see if there are any marks left.
I just waxed the truck yesterday, so any marks will be easily noticeable.
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I have an 8" inflatable air mattress that wraps around the wheel wells.
And I don't know if it scratches.
They claim that it doesn't, but once I take it off, I shall see if there are any marks left.
I just waxed the truck yesterday, so any marks will be easily noticeable.

like one of theses?
Truck-Bedz Expedition Air Mattress - Standard Box from REI.com

BTW...Sharp looking truck!...got myself a black one too...cant beat a clean black truck I waxed mine last week myself buy after a few trips to the rock quarry you can't even tell!
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It's exactly like that mattress.

And you can never beat a clean black truck.
I've owned this beauty for a month now, and I've loved every minute of it.
And thank you.
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I forgot to mention, I just took the tent down after having it up for 5 hours in some light wind.
Not a scratch, mark, or blemish of any kind.
Just a hand print from me.

I think I'm going to love this thing.
Plus, for $179 plus shipping....not a bad price for a tent at all.
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Pretty cool! Wish I'd had one of those when I was sleeping on rocks with my son's Boy Scout troop! Wonder if you could rig up, or do they make, something that would fill in the sides and rear of a hardshell tonneau cover, like the old Westfalia (spelling) VW vans??? Also would have killed for that air mattress. Those things have really come of age in the last 3-5 years. Before that "air mattress" was something you floated on in the pool or lake!

Cool, very cool, and a mighty fine looking truck too!

Enjoy!
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Old 08-05-2008, 11:12 PM
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I'm not sure if they make one for that, but it would be something to look into.

And This system is much better than what I used to use.
Before this tent and mattress, I used a tarp. With one of those blue camping mats for flooring.

When I bought this truck, I knew I wasn't going to be throwing a tarp and some bungee cords on it.

And thanks again.
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cool, if that tents a rockin dont come a knockin
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Get a Bed Rug in the bed and you are all set!!!!
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that tent does look pretty cool and might be a tad more comfortable than my way.

call me a hick, but 8 tent stakes, some rope and a $8 tarp works wonders. I'm after cheap and effective myself.
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Plus, for $179 plus shipping....not a bad price for a tent at all.
, you crazy.
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i gotta ask the stupid question... how does it hold up at 65mph on the freeway??
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