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#11 nr541

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Posted 01 May 2021 - 03:06 PM

Picking up our camper this Thursday! Unfortunately, we have to work the next day (and next weekend) so we won't be able to test it out. But we are already planning our maiden voyage.

 

We put in a shelf for a 110V fridge. Any recommendations on brands or styles? We also have the Yeti that we will also bring on trips.

 

Looking forward to sharing our experiences (and pictures) with you!


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Posted 01 May 2021 - 03:38 PM

Congrats on your new ATC. I have a Truckfridge TF51 and very happy with it. Be sure to check the turnbuckles often as they will loosen up. I just use a screwdriver to give them a 1/4 turn after hand tightening. Looking forward to pics of your new rig!!

 

Oh yeah- bring a step stool.


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#13 Casa Escarlata Robles Too

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Posted 01 May 2021 - 06:42 PM

Ditto on the Truckfridge. I have the TF45 and use it along with the 3 way.

They are very quiet and use very lite power.

On our last Alaska trip 2016 it ran for 5 nights on the battery while on the ferry.

Enjoy your Bobcat,we have ours for 12 years.

Great camper and people who built it.

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Posted 02 May 2021 - 12:25 AM

Congrats.  I just got a Dometic CFX3 55IM.  53 liters, and it makes ice.  It was that or the ARB 50 liter, I went with Dometic for the slightly larger capacity and slightly less weight.


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Posted 03 May 2021 - 10:04 PM

Thanks for the tips everyone!

Another question, I'm starting to take the current canopy off and clearing everything out. Does my bed liner need to come out? It appears to be bolted onto the bed. Just wondering how bare bones the bed needs to be before I get the camper in there?

Thanks!


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#16 Casa Escarlata Robles Too

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Posted 03 May 2021 - 10:30 PM

Congrats on your Bobcat.

I think you need to remove the bed liner.

Just to be safe give Marty at ATC a call.

They will give you the right info about the hard bed liners.

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 02:47 AM

Thank you, I'll give them a call.

After a little more research, the Tacoma comes with a stock composite bed that I think is supposed to stay in.

Based on the photos I've seen, other Tacomas have the composite bed still in with campers.

Either way, really excited to pick it up this week!

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 04:45 PM

I have an 05 Tacoma with a Bobcat Camper on it, and you are right they have a composite bed. Enjoy your new camper.
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Posted 17 May 2021 - 04:48 AM

Picked up a dometic cfx3 35 for the camper. Hangs over the edge of the Engel shelf they built though. Only a couple of inches so not terrible but noticeable. Has anyone had any issues with this and the furnace?

I couldn’t seem to find a more square sized cooler that had the same space. Luckily, I also picked up some D-rings and straps to help secure it for travel.
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