One of the fastest growing trends among RV’ers is that of posting ideas, experiences, and pictures on your very own RV Blog. Get started today.
This motorhome is a different take on a monster truck RV.
Where would you take this monster truck motorhome that would require this extreme outfitting.
Look how maneuverable this thing is! I've hauled trailers before, and had to back them up, and always found that process a brain-melting exercise in frustration. Why aren't these common now?
What is better than this? Camping with a RV that can help get a cat from a tree and can allow you to run red lights. This fire truck camper does it all...
and lightweight way to combine smartphone with satellite capabilities for text and emergencies. Until then, we’ll have to be happy with incremental progress, like the Delorme InReach Explorer. Previous InReach models simply connected to your phone the Explorer handheld gives you GPS capabilities and rudimentary mapping, as well as letting you send and receive texts via satellite. Most compelling, you aren’t tethered to an annual contract, but can buy monthly use.
In the last six years, the Overland Expo has grown from its enthusiastic beginnings to the largest event of its kind in the world—a combination of overlanding university, outdoor shopping mall for all things related to vehicle-dependent travel from flashlights to $300,000 Global Expedition Vehicles, and—perhaps most important of all—social event during which people from all over the world meet, share experiences, and plan new ones.
Truck campers are an American institution. They help people to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort and style.
If you are in the market for a truck camper, it can be a difficult decision to make. You first need to understand what the best truck camper for your needs will be. You need to choose one that matches in with your particular needs, lifestyle and also budget.
With so many truck campers for sale it is a mine field. To help you out, a summary list of the most common truck campers is provided below. Enjoy!
Arctic fox truck camper
This camper is the most popular truck camper in both Oregon and Washington. The reason is simple. It can be used in any conditions – especially the cold – and is a true all weather camper.
They also have huge slide outs and are home built in Oregon. A great choice if you are heading out in any weather.
Truck bed campers
As its name suggests this is a truck camper that has a bed. It can come in many shapes or forms, ranging from metal frames to wood structure to simple canvas.
If you are using the truck camper for overnight trips then you need to have a bed. Simple!
Slide in truck campers
These are truck campers that have moveable walls. These walls allow the space of the interior to be expanded.
To have slide in’s you need to have a frame design – not a pop up. It can be a great option if you have more than two people using the camper as it creates significantly more space.
Pop up truck campers
Pop up truck campers are perfect if you are traveling long distances and want to minimize weight and wind resistance. In other words, save fuel!
The pop ups are low profile and the roof has to be raised mechanically when camping. They can be both soft walled or hard walled depending on the design.
They are often well priced and make for a versatile option.
Pick-up truck campers
This refers to when a camper is placed on the back of a pick-up truck.
Perfect for those who want space, and the power to tow anything – or go anywhere.
The only downside is fuel efficiency. But it’s a worthwhile compromise!
Small truck campers
As the name suggests these are smaller truck campers that generally include a small living areas and a bed.
They are perfect for couples, or people looking to get away for only a few nights.
We know of a lot of people who use these as a way to save money when traveling.
As a benefit, depending on the vehicle they are placed on, they can almost go anywhere.
In summary, when you see a truck camper for sale, you need to quickly assess if it matches your needs.
The key questions to ask yourself are: What is my budget, what are my space requirements, and where will I be going in the truck camper.
If you ask these, then finding the right truck camper for your needs becomes a lot easier.