JEEP LIFE AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS
"Not all those who wander are lost"
Well, I'm picking up my trailer Monday and the only thing that's left...the tent! There are so many out there to choose from, and the prices are all over the place. I did manage to narrow things down to these three. If you have an opinion about them, or any rooftop tent actually...please, let's hear it.
Number 1 - The Ayer by Tepui Tents
Here are the specs of the Ayer...
Size (Closed)-48" X 42" X 11" (WxLxH)
Size (Open)-48" X 84" X 39" (WxLxH)
Sleeping Footprint-48" x 84" (WxL)
Canopy Fabric-260 g Polyester Cotton; 600D ripstop fabric with waterproof ventilate coating; UV and mold resistant
Mosquito screens-no-see-um mesh
Rainfly Fabric-420D Polyester Oxford; PU coated
Mattress-High Density 2-1/2" foam with cotton cover
Travel Cover Material-1000g Heavy Duty PVC
Weight (w/ annex)-95 lbs
Internal Frame-5/8" aluminum tube
Base Construction-Welded aluminum tube with insulation and aluminum cap sheet
Ladder Construction-8ft-6in Telescoping Aluminum Ladder
Number 2 - Mt. Bailey by Cascadia Vehicle Tents
Mt. Bailey spec run down...
Size-48"W x 96"L x 45"Ht. (Open) Actual sleeping footprint
Size-48"W x 48"L x 11" Ht. (Closed)
Weight-96lbs - Will hold up to 450 lbs
Base-Aluminum frame, joists, sheets and insulated foam
Internal frame-3/4" aluminum
Ladder-Sliding adjustable aluminum ladder
Fabric-280g Poly/Cotton Rip Stop Fabric. W/P PU coating, Breathable and Mold Resistant with UV Protection
Rain Fly-420D Poly/Oxford PU
Mattress-High density foam 2.5" thick
Travel Cover-Heavy duty PVC
Last, but certainly not least...Number 3 - Gordigear's Explorer
Now I could spend an hour transferring the specs to inches and pounds and all that mumbo jumbo, but instead I'll say this...Gordigear is no joke! Out of Australia, the Explorer is about the same spec wise, just a bit more expensive and seems a bit nicer too.
I do have a preference out of the three, but if you can help guide me through this I would totally appreciate the help.
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