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Nice Camping Option !

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by RJB44, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. RJB44

    RJB44 1/2 ton status

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    In all the times I have been camping with Blazers, I never thought about this setup, pretty neat. Looks like I will have to try this out this summer. Hopefully I can get my tent to work with this.

    Thanks

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  2. CobraEatr

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    That's awesome! One of the reasons why I bought my Blazer is because a buddy of mine always camps in his. With his backseat removed and couple sleeping bags in the back, he has a really nice setup.
     
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    Hey, that's cool. I already have a few tents, but that's killer.

    What's the tent brand or model...??

    Thx.
     
  4. BulldogK5

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    I have seen those used on pickups with a camper shell on the back. I think you could get one from Cabela's or Bass Pro.

    As a bonus, if your exhaust is done right you have heat in the winter.:D
     
  5. Kenny78

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    That tent setup looks cool until it rains and "dry" turns to mud. Then it's time to sleep in the blazer.
     
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    I'd be tempted to buy a tent like that if anyone knew where?
     
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    Summit and Cabellas both sell them. I think the brand is called sportz truck tent
     
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    Has anyone else tried one of these yet.
     
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    digging up an old thread, because i would love to know what model specifically fits the k5, and if anyone sees any reason not to get this. I camp in the back, but would love to kick the dog out of bed and have her sleep in the tent portion.
     
  11. imiceman44

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    The brand is sportz truck tent:
    Napier sportz SUV 80000
     
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    These are really cool!!! Thanks for the link Shovelbill80! I like links!!!
     
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    If I have to go through the trouble of setting up a tent, I'm going to sleep in it! Damn blazer can get cold, rather sleep in a tent if it's set up. Just seems odd to me.
     
  15. imiceman44

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    Actually I have been in both and the blazer was warmer than the tent.
    :thumb:
     
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    plus, I like to avoid sleeping on the Texas ground anytime I can. We got too many creepy crawlers

     
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    Yep long ago.
    I eventually went with a blazer Chalet for the price.:waytogo:
     
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    :DTouché.
     
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    AND you can turn on the truck and it'll heat the tent up :P
     

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