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Old 04-27-2012, 03:59 PM   #1
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Default Stupid question.. Bed tent for the Ranger??

Not sure this belongs here, but it's in the camping section so I guess it does..

Anyway, I want to camp more because I'm getting sick of being around people.. lol! so instead of getting a regular tent and sleeping on the ground, I want to use my truck bed, what is a decent bed tent that will fit rangers? I see tons of tents, but nothing that is specific for the ranger.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:08 AM   #2
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GOOGLE !!!!!

Try camp rite truck tents...

I got mine from AutoAnything years ago....
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why not build an offroad trailer with a roof top tent.. talk about sexiness there!


that way its easy to set up and you can store all your gear in the trailer, no loading and unloading... just hook up to the trailer and drive off!
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i am in the process of making a product for exactly what you're looking for, i can't say much right now, because of the stage of production it's at, but basically it will be a ranger specific tent for the bed... not sure on pricing just yet, i need to get bulk pricing from my supplier before i can calculate a cost and a retail, but initial impressions will be in the ballpark of the existing bed tents, less than a RTT, and much more durable than any of the above
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Why not just buy a canopy and use that? Its cheaper than a tent/trailer and they are waterproof and there isn't any setting up involved. I used to use a canopy on my old Ranger (it had a 7' bed though) and it worked perfectly. Just an option.
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Why not just buy a canopy and use that? Its cheaper than a tent/trailer and they are waterproof and there isn't any setting up involved. I used to use a canopy on my old Ranger (it had a 7' bed though) and it worked perfectly. Just an option.
Canopy? you talking about a camper shell? I've thought about one of those, but they are more then I'd like to spend at the moment.
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GOOGLE !!!!!

Try camp rite truck tents...

I got mine from AutoAnything years ago....

lol! Yes, google would probably have worked. Seems like every time I do google something for this truck, I get everything BUT things for this truck.. I will look into camp rite. thanks.

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why not build an offroad trailer with a roof top tent.. talk about sexiness there!


that way its easy to set up and you can store all your gear in the trailer, no loading and unloading... just hook up to the trailer and drive off!
I don't cap enough to justify a trailer like that, although it would be sweet to have.

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i am in the process of making a product for exactly what you're looking for, i can't say much right now, because of the stage of production it's at, but basically it will be a ranger specific tent for the bed... not sure on pricing just yet, i need to get bulk pricing from my supplier before i can calculate a cost and a retail, but initial impressions will be in the ballpark of the existing bed tents, less than a RTT, and much more durable than any of the above
Good luck, and let us know!
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Found one http://www.etrailer.com/Truck-Bed-Te...eid=2002971194
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Not sure this belongs here, but it's in the camping section so I guess it does..

Anyway, I want to camp more because I'm getting sick of being around people.. lol! so instead of getting a regular tent and sleeping on the ground, I want to use my truck bed, what is a decent bed tent that will fit rangers? I see tons of tents, but nothing that is specific for the ranger.
Should put what truck you have in your profile.
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