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#1 AaronK

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 05:30 PM

Wife and I just got this truck tent for our camping excursions. Inside is an air mattress made to fit around the wheel wells.
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#2 pira114

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 05:58 PM

Always wanted one of those. But I have a topper and it's a pain to remove.

I'm interested in the mattress though. Let us know how it works out. I've always wondered how durable they are in the bed of a truck

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 06:04 PM

That's awesome! Where did you pick up the air mattress?

#4 AaronK

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 07:25 PM

Always wanted one of those. But I have a topper and it's a pain to remove.

I'm interested in the mattress though. Let us know how it works out. I've always wondered how durable they are in the bed of a truck


Like a tanneau cover or canopy shell? My old truck had a canopy that we slept in but this was a much more economical way to go since I didn't use it for anything other than sleeping.


This is the mattress I got:AirBedz (PPI PV203C) Lite Green Truck Bed Air Mattress https://www.amazon.c...d_TngPvbVREH652
Only used it the once so I can't speak to its longevity but I'm impressed with the quality. Very thick material. Also comes with an inflator which was a nice touch.

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 09:16 PM

It has a hard shell that sits about as high as the roof. It's fine for sleeping under. I'm just looking to get rid of it for hauling stuff that won't fit under. It's too heavy to put on and off without help.

Might go with a softopper and that mattress you got

#6 AaronK

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 09:48 PM

I like the soft canopies, they're just so expensive.

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Posted 14 July 2015 - 12:17 AM

I like the soft canopies, they're just so expensive.


Best in the business. They stand up to years of sun and snow. Several of my neighbors have them. Between $600 and $700. Not cheap, but much cheaper than a good hard top

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Posted 14 July 2015 - 08:32 AM

It has a hard shell that sits about as high as the roof. It's fine for sleeping under. I'm just looking to get rid of it for hauling stuff that won't fit under. It's too heavy to put on and off without help.

Might go with a softopper and that mattress you got

 

Undo the bolts and find a low hanging branch. Speeds over 45mph seem to work the best. you clear the tailgate better at those speeds  :tongue:

 

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Posted 16 July 2015 - 11:06 AM

Best in the business. They stand up to years of sun and snow. Several of my neighbors have them. Between $600 and $700. Not cheap, but much cheaper than a good hard top


Just saw that I forgot to add a link to what I was talking about. Whoops

http://www.softopper.com/




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