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A true sanctuary under the stars, the roof top tent quite literally elevates any camp setup.
In this episode, Ben and Lauren call on the RTT experts to expand on everything from the racks to the roof! Dialling in from arguably the largest roof top tent display in Australia, Dave and Jacob from the Snowys store in Brendale touch on the styles, systems, setup versatility, and vehicle suitability of those cabins in the clouds raising expectations across the country!
A true sanctuary under the stars, the roof top tent quite literally elevates any camp setup. Image: Darche
Mentioned in this Episode:
00:00 – Intro
00:55 – Introducing Dave & Jacob from Snowys Brendale
02:53 – Dave & Jacob’s Camping Setup
03:48 – Brendale’s Roof Top Tent Display
04:31 – Why a Roof Top Tent?
06:58 – Pros and Cons of Hard-Shell and Soft-Shell
08:43 – Aerodynamics
09:44 – Roof Rails
10:26 – Dave’s Hard-Shell Vs Soft-Shell
11:08 – Packing Down with Bedding
12:53 – Brands of Roof Top Tents at Snowys
13:52 – Vehicle Suitability
17:06 – Mounting a Roof Top Tent
18:28 – Managing GVM (Gross Vehicle Mass)
22:01 – Installing a Roof Top Tent
23:04 – Roof Rack and Rail Systems
26:18 – Different Styles for Different Setups
28:56 – Independent Tent Capacity and Weight Limit
30:49 – Mattresses
32:18 – Check Out Brendale’s Roof Top Tent Display!
33:37 – Summary
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