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RE: Beach Roamer Campers

They have been around for over a year now, they released a walk through of one of the bigger units: Updated walk through on the units:
mellow 09/07/23 02:25pm Truck Campers
RE: Truck in front of the camper

"dry bath with slides" As already mentioned add DRW to your list of needs.
mellow 08/16/23 09:03am Truck Campers
RE: Solar panel

I thought a picture might help, if you have a DC clamp meter you can monitor the output to your batteries from the wire that attaches to your battery hopefully if you have enough room. Link to pic of my setup
mellow 07/26/23 02:44pm Truck Campers
RE: Solar panel

Make sure your clamp does DC.
mellow 07/26/23 12:49pm Truck Campers
RE: Tie downs for 2023 Ford F350

Happy Jack worked great with the older steel beds, I wouldn't recommend it for the newer aluminum beds.
mellow 07/19/23 08:52am Truck Campers
RE: Largest Lithium AMP Hour Battery - 2023 Arctic Fox 865

That is a sweet setup! Only thing you are lacking is a way to clean the greywater to make it drinkable again and you could stay offgrid for a long time!
mellow 06/28/23 07:58am Truck Campers
RE: Large Truck Campers: how practical?

Off road has many different meanings so not sure what your going after but some of us have heavier TC's and enjoy going off the pavement and find it practical as you can't tow a trailer to those places.
mellow 06/21/23 02:08pm Truck Campers
RE: Turnbuckle advice

Keep an eye out on ebay or fb marketplace, some show up from time to time.
mellow 06/06/23 09:07am Truck Campers
RE: Lightweight, 6'5 Headroom, shower, 90's-2010's, suggestions?

Have you looked at the Capri Lone Star yet?
mellow 05/24/23 09:03am Truck Campers
RE: Lightweight, 6'5 Headroom, shower, 90's-2010's, suggestions?

Not in the years your looking at but Northern Lite made a taller ceiling in 2011 in some of their TC's.
mellow 05/16/23 07:12am Truck Campers
RE: carfax for truck campers

Not a tow behind trailer with tires that requires registration, different beast which I like not having to pay every year for the privilege to camp.
mellow 05/10/23 01:10pm Truck Campers
RE: Rv loan rates!

With loan terms on RVs going out to 20 years people see the low monthly payment and sign the papers. Most don't care about the % as long as it meets the monthly payment they can "afford".
mellow 03/09/23 07:04am Truck Campers
RE: Method HD wheels on beach

Not sure on exacts but the HD's with bead grip allows you to go lower and still carry 4500 lbs. I go down to 20psi on my stock rims on the front, will only go down to 22psi on the rears. BTW, are you getting bigger tires, I am interested in putting bigger tires on my rig so the differential isn't smacking stuff in the sand and so I can float better.
mellow 03/06/23 02:01pm Truck Campers
RE: How to keep a TC from being stolen when not on the truck? The body of that article has nothing to do with the title. :h I guess you didn't read far enough. When it comes to camper theft, the position of the FastGun Wobble Stopper prevents another vehicle from backing up and loading your camper. Keyed alike locks are provided to prevent a camper from being stolen. With complaint of camper movement and worry of camper theft, Robert and Amy Taft installed the FastGun Wobble Stoppers on their camper.
mellow 02/07/23 10:38am Truck Campers
RE: How to keep a TC from being stolen when not on the truck?
mellow 02/06/23 01:56pm Truck Campers
RE: How to keep a TC from being stolen when not on the truck?

I will lower it down so it is more stable, that and a truck can't get under it. I have powered jacks. If someone wants it bad enough they can still break in and power up the jacks from inside if they find the remote and know what they are doing. If you are worried about that happening I would put a tracking device in the camper or an airtag at a minimum.
mellow 02/03/23 03:00pm Truck Campers
RE: Frame Stiffing to reduce Porpoising?

As already mentioned, the biggest thing for me fixing the front to back rocking was installing Rancho 9000's on front and back, I keep the front set to 5 and the back set to 9 with the camper on. I have a local concrete highway that would kill me before I put them on, the spacing of the dips was just right that would would have you feeling like you were in the ocean.
mellow 01/23/23 07:56am Truck Campers
RE: Help - jacks are draining my batteries

Sounds like a converter issue, generator outputs AC, when running the converter should convert to 12v for charging batteries, I can have almost dead batteries and as long as I get the generator started I can use my jacks without issue and I have a heavy camper. I would put a voltmeter on your batteries and see what they are doing with the genny on and operating the jacks.
mellow 01/19/23 01:40pm Truck Campers
RE: Aluminum vs Steel flatbed

I couldn't believe my eyes with the one rig, guy had a Dynamax isata 5 out on the beach, said he was aired down to the 40's. Our sand is not hard packed like some beaches and he was floating good on it, like I said it really surprised me this past year seeing rigs with 19.5's out on the beach aired down.
mellow 01/09/23 11:31am Truck Campers
RE: Aluminum vs Steel flatbed

do you know that 19.5s aren't very good for the beach? This is not true, I have run into many guys running 19.5 aired down on the beach with big rigs, and this is in sugar sand not hard sand, so it CAN be done, I couldn't believe it till I saw it.
mellow 01/09/23 09:13am Truck Campers
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