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csh_2088

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Posted: 12/26/17 07:30pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I was wondering if anyone has ever done this and if it's safe? I ask because if I ever stay in a Walmart parking lot and its' late to save time and keep the noise down it would be nice to just crawl in and sleep.


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Posted: 12/26/17 07:39pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Yes in both a rest area off the interstate and in a severe storm with trees and branches dropping around me. Just remember not to stand up and stretch without stepping outside.

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Posted: 12/26/17 08:27pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Yep,

Also recommended for extreme windy or cold conditions.

Just don't plan on accessing cabover storage or using the stove with the top down.

For stealth camping, bring in the steps and use a flashlight.


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Posted: 12/26/17 09:33pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Beats sleeping in the truck cab


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Posted: 12/26/17 10:05pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If you have a foldup counter, some have a switch that turns on electric and water pump capabilities when you lift the top and flip up the countertop.

I would worry about ventilation, getting enough fresh air if it is all closed up. That would depend on your model.

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Posted: 12/27/17 07:37am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I've done it my Outfitter, cooked on the cooktop, and used the toilet. The Outfitter is laid out so it's possible.


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Posted: 12/27/17 08:01am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Geewizard wrote:

I've done it my Outfitter, cooked on the cooktop, and used the toilet. The Outfitter is laid out so it's possible.


You can sleep in the cabover with the top down?


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Sure , we cuddle on the floor and it is still possible to use the potty .

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Good idea. I slept through a wind storm in the desert one winter in a tent. The wind was over 60 mph. I just took the poles out and flattened the tent and went back to sleep.

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My times, with my old FourWheel and no longer new Outfitter. But only when it was REALLY cold.
And NO -- not in the cabover area, on the bench seats which convert to a reasonable size bed.


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