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  1. chris the ogre

    Traveling with a dog

    I have a 3 year old Shepard Huskey mutt. Always plan on at least 2 big walks/hikes 6-7 miles total. Tired dogs are happy well behaved dogs
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    Cummins Canoe (A Stepvan Story)

    Find a plot of land and convert it into a tiny home
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    Gladiator Pop-Up Pass Through Camper Build

    Agree with having a Co2/ Carbon monoxide detector. exhaust can creep.
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    Gladiator Pop-Up Pass Through Camper Build

    My wife and I have had good luck dispersed camping on BLM land. We would just look for a spot off a forest road. Was able to camp on the south rim of the Grand Canyon for free. https://www.blm.gov/programs/recreation/camping "Camping on public lands away from developed recreation facilities is...
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    Gladiator Pop-Up Pass Through Camper Build

    I went with portable. While camping, I also park in the shade. Helps keep the interior of the vehicle cold so the fridge doesn't have to run as much. I do want a permanent mounted roof top panel as well, for city parking. something that can keep charging when I can't put a panel out.
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    Gladiator Pop-Up Pass Through Camper Build

    Mine has alligator clamps attached so I only connect when I need it. Plus, I can use it on any truck/car at camp.
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    What do you put in your center console?

    snacks and baby wipes
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    Cummins Canoe (A Stepvan Story)

    It will be a new truck when you are done with this trip!
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    Cummins Canoe (A Stepvan Story)

    you guys work quick! Looks like a sauna in there
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    Family Camping & Overland Trailer Build(ish)

    I mounted some home made tables in the same location of your drop down. They help keep everything in while traveling, and get out of the way when I set up camp. Plywood and some folding leg hardware I found on amazon. Tables mount with wingnuts
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    Who's making MOLLE panels for Tacomas?

    https://www.orangeboxxfabrication.com/ These guys do custom panels.
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    RTT mount to 1.5” round bar

    https://www.wheeleveryweekend.com/products/rtt-security-clamps
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    Safety wiring your shackle pins?

    Just keep them in the vehicle. They just make noise otherwise
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    Take me to School: Camp Stoves

    I use a Coleman Grill/stove. https://smile.amazon.com/Coleman-Camp-Propane-Grill-Stove/dp/B00VTJGWQW/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1509023571&sr=8-8&keywords=coleman+camping+stove I like having both options in 1 unit. It works well for 6 people.
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    Standard bedding or sleeping bags in RTT

    We used to use sleeping bags, but found most of the time we just zipped them open and used as blankets. Now I have a regular set of blankets/sheets/pillows just for the rtt.
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    Lets See Your Fold Down Tables!

    Amazon has the stainless version for less $ http://smile.amazon.com/Amarine-made-Polished-Stainless-Folding-Bracket/dp/B00D83OEEY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1457451760&sr=8-2&keywords=folding+shelf+bracket+heavy+duty
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    Water sources

    search "hosebib key" it's a common plumbing tool. this one has all the different sizes http://www.amazon.com/Cobra-PST154-4-Way-Silcock-Key/dp/B0002YVMEM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1399041507&sr=8-2&keywords=hose+bib+key
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