custom elevated pop up

Discussion in 'Checkout My Rig !' started by Sharkdude, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Sharkdude

    Sharkdude New Member

    Mar 14, 2018
    not mine, but worthy of a chuckle or two. truck_pop up.jpg
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  2. Orchid

    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

    Call me a redneck, but I'd be totally cool with that. :laugh: I've seen the photo before and thought it was a great idea, although not sure that canvas would survive highway speeds.
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  3. BikeNFish

    BikeNFish Well-Known Member

    Apr 24, 2017
    Maplewood, MN
    You may have to mod the entry step a bit.
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  4. MattF350

    MattF350 New Member

    Mar 27, 2018
    Roof top tent...customized [CC][CC]
  5. NorthernSpirit

    NorthernSpirit Member

    Nov 4, 2017
    Haliburton, Ontario
    Is that what they call going to the Dark Side?? [LOL][LOL]
  6. f5moab

    f5moab Retired from the Federal Government

    May 7, 2013
    Somewhere in Idaho
  7. Orchid

    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

    [LOL] I suppose they would need to hire an escort driver to run a high pole ahead of them. I never even thought of that.
  8. jnc

    jnc Welcome from New Hampshire

    No. The overall height is not that high when the pup is closed. I would guess that it is around 10' tall when closed and that is not problem with wires.
  9. BikeNFish

    BikeNFish Well-Known Member

    Apr 24, 2017
    Maplewood, MN
    Closing it is a whole other issue. Good luck closing the bunk end over the hood!

    This is one pup that you don't want to forget to shut the vent cover.
  10. jnc

    jnc Welcome from New Hampshire

    Its a Ford climb right up there and push it in a few dents in the hood wont hurt the truck.
  11. Orchid

    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

    Looks like they drive around with it open. Just can't go to fast, I imagine.
  12. Dan from Troup

    Dan from Troup Well-Known Member

    Apr 25, 2018
    Troup, Texas
    Don't forget the bunk end bungees. o_O
  13. Mamie

    Mamie Active Member

    Sep 11, 2017
    LA - Lower Alabama
    I've seen a pic of a popup on pontoons, but this is a little 'over the top.'
  14. Halford

    Halford Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2011
    Santa Clarita, California
    upscale upgrade with elevator or escalator for entry and exiting.
  15. neighbormike

    neighbormike Well-Known Member

    Oct 6, 2012
    Forget the canvas... I don't think the truck would survive highway speeds![LOL]
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  16. Decker

    Decker Member

    Sep 23, 2011
    Something similar is common in the 4x4 groups actually. Usually they will get a gooseneck and put the pup on the upper deck so you have room for your wheeler on the lower deck. But it you dont have or want a gooseneck, that would work when towing a flatbed.

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