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A collection of articles on a wide variety of truck camper related topics including reviews.

In the past 18 years my wife and I have owned four truck campers, different brands, trading as we became more experienced, wanted features, more room or wore one out. I never thought Id ever[read more]

The 2018 Overland Expo was probably the best overland show we ever attended. Everything about it was perfectthe weather, the exhibits, the classes, and the rigs. Without a doubt, the Jeep Wrangler Outpost II by[read more]

Some musings, rants, and random thoughts, an editorial of sorts, about truck camper life and the truck and truck camper industries. This is a regular feature on Truck Camper Adventure: 1. Jeep Wrangler JL Pickup[read more]

It quickly becomes apparent after surveying the hundreds of vehicles at the Overland Expo that overland rigs come in all shapes and sizes. At the show, youll see everything from motorcycles, Land Rovers, and Jeeps[read more]

Truck Camper Adventure is proud to present this trip report by off-road guru and contributer, Jeff Reynolds (aka Jefe4x4). Without a doubt, Anza Borrego Desert State Park is one of the best state parks in[read more]

Each May thousands of overland enthusiasts gather in Flagstaff, Arizona for the Overland Expo West. The annual event, which showcases hundreds of overland vehicles and products as well as an impressive schedule of workshops and[read more]

Without a doubt, one of the hottest selling items in the truck camper industry is the small pop-up made for mid-size and full-size half-ton trucks. It makes a lot of sense when you think about[read more]

Iowa based BundutecUSA, quality builder of hard-side and pop-up truck campers, just announced the expansion of its product line with the release of a new self-contained pop-up for half-ton trucks called the Wild. The company[read more]

Some musings, rants, and random thoughts about truck camper life while full-timing in a Northstar Laredo SC truck camper (follow us on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter to stay abreast on our latest adventure): 1. Dont forget about the[read more]

Professional bass fisherman, David Walker, is enjoying the versatility and features of todays truck camper. But discovering the benefits of the modern truck camper didnt come easy to the FLW bassmaster elite series champion whose[read more]

After living in a truck camper full-time for four months, weve come to appreciate the finer things in life like elbow room and storage space. In many truck campers being built today, these basics are[read more]

The payload wars between Ford, Chevy, and Ram have yielded big results for todays consumer. Even the 3/4-ton pickup truck has benefited from these wars with much higher payload ratings. Indeed, most of the gasoline-powered,[read more]

Truck Camper Adventure is proud to present this interview with Eagle Cap 850 owner, Anne Lewis. Anne was born and raised in Massachusetts and still makes that state her home. She started tent camping when[read more]

Some musings, rants, and random thoughts about truck camper life while full-timing in our Northstar Laredo SC truck camper (follow us on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter to stay informed on our latest adventure): 1. Thetford Cassette Toilet: We[read more]

November is known for Thanksgiving, but in the automotive world, its also known for SEMA, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. While SEMA draws the industrys brightest minds and newest products[read more]

EarthRoamer, the world leader in off-road, off-grid, luxury expedition vehicles, just announced the expansion of their product line with the highly anticipated XV-HD. Built on a ruggedly capable four-wheel drive Ford F-750 chassis and designed[read more]

You may have heard by now that truck campers are being turned away at the Mexico border. Is this true? Unfortunately, yes. But the reason appears to be a misunderstanding of Mexican law by Mexican[read more]

Truck Camper Adventure is proud to present this interview with fellow truck camper owner, David Kiel. Dave hails from Ohio, but due to his fathers work when he was a kid, he grew up overseas[read more]

As was announced recently, Truck Camper Adventure is now covering chassis mounted truck campers. Slide-in truck campers remains our primary focus, but coverage on the often neglected chassis mounted truck camper segment is now being[read more]

Is it normal for a truck camper to shift and move in the bed of your truck while on the road? Thats a great question. The short answer is, yes, but that movement should be[read more]

Ive owned my Ram 3500 for three years and my Northstar Laredo for two and have hated not having some kind of cover to protect them from the elements. Things like ultraviolet rays, dirt, bird[read more]

Northwood Manufacturing, quality maker of the Arctic Fox and Wolf Creek lines of slide-in truck campers, just announced the launch of their latest online sales toolNW3D Tours.  These tours provide cutting-edge 3D and virtual reality[read more]

Bahn Camper Works, a new truck camper company based out of Hood River, Oregon, has one goalmake the lightest, highest quality truck camper in the industry. Compared to the competition, two things differentiate a truck[read more]

Its guaranteed to happen. Summer travel invariably brings an unsightly mosaic of bug splatters across the front of your truck camper rig. It sucks, but theres not much you can do about it. Unfortunately, cleaning[read more]

This is the first of a new series of articles on older, sometimes vintage truck campers. In this first Blast From the Past installment, Alex Blasingame takes a look at a camper that isnt that[read more]

If youre thinking about buying a pop-up truck camper, you probably fall into one of two camps. Either youre looking to upgrade after camping in tents or youre looking to downsize after owning something larger.[read more]

Over the last 35 or so years, my wife and I have pretty much been in the camper that other people try not to stare at as they pass on their evening walk or while[read more]

Adventure means different things to different people. Free-climbing a rock face, going to war, riding the big wave, seeing the country, visiting other countries, placing your hand-tied fly perfectly, or even walking that empty trail[read more]

Each May, thousands of outdoor and overland enthusiasts gather in Flagstaff, Arizona for the Overland Expo WEST. The event, which showcases hundreds of overland vehicles and products as well as an impressive schedule of workshops[read more]

If you enjoy overlanding and boondocking for extended periods of time in sunny climates, it makes a lot of sense to go solar. Its probably the easiest and best way to keep your truck campers[read more]

Truck Camper Adventure is proud to present this interview with Dan Weikert. Known as dweikert on the Internet forums, Dan has worked as a self-employed IT consultant since 2008. His career began in 1976 as[read more]

Oregon-based EarthCruiser just announced production on a lightweight line of pop-up truck campers called the GZL. The new campers are based on a European design that was recently purchased by the company. Slide-in and flat-bed[read more]

Some people say that Airstream and Avion owners have aluminum in their DNA. Some owners (and a few non-owners) are obsessed with them. As a former Airstream travel trailer owner and restorer, I can say[read more]

If your truck camper rig is suffering from an acute case of rear sag or sway, the good folks at Hellwig manufacture a variety of suspension products to cure these troublesome ailments. In an effort[read more]

So youre interested in buying a pickup truck to haul a truck camper, but arent sure whether to get one with a diesel or a gas engine. Youre not alone. Many have struggled with or[read more]

It seems unlikely that a review of a hard-side, basement truck camper would have a place in Truck Camper Adventure Magazine. But there are those of us who do like to adventure on to back[read more]

Hello, everyone! You may have noticed a new menu choice at the top of the site recently, a new Forum tab. After a week of setup and testing, were ready to start our new truck[read more]

If youre wondering about license plate placement on your truck camper rig and which plate goes where and when, youre not alone. There appears to be some confusion about this issue in the truck camper[read more]

The suspension system is vital to the ride and safety of your truck camper rig. The suspension includes not only your trucks wheels and tires, but also your trucks springs, shocks, and steering. All are[read more]

Wondering if you should buy a truck camper framed with wood rather than aluminum? In this interview, Rory Willett, the owner of BundutecUSA, provides his thoughts on wood in general and makes a compelling case[read more]

An enlightened man once said that, only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others. This is great counsel indeed, especially when it comes to owning a[read more]

Most people already know that the truck camper offers a tremendous amount of flexibility and versatility. One of the many benefits is the ability to tow things like a boat, a Jeep, or a utility[read more]

Contemplating an upgrade to your trucks drivetrain, tires, or suspension? Then youll want to check out this fascinating and informative read by Lance owner and off-road guru, Jeff Reynolds. Jeff outlines the steps, the nuts[read more]

Any discussion of batteries on this website usually relates to the deep cycle batteries found in your truck camper. However, the batteries found underneath the hood of your truck are just as important. Without a[read more]

Would you be surprised if I told you that the recently released Lance 650 is the second best-selling truck camper in the Lance truck camper lineup? Its true. I was able to confirm this with[read more]

Already own a three-quarter-ton pickup truck and cant afford to buy a one-ton truck to haul a truck camper? Then youll want to take a look at this article by reader Michael King. Michael lays[read more]

Boondocking in remote, hard to reach places is one of the benefits of owning a truck camper. Getting to that remote spot, however, means little if your campers 12 volt battery dies on you while[read more]

Without a doubt, rear sag and sway are the most common suspension issues for trucks hauling truck campers. Rear sag occurs when a truck is either over matched or when a truck is hauling a[read more]

Truck Camper Adventure recently received this email from Chris Heatherton about his 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD. His email provides serious food for thought for readers who are in the process of choosing a pickup truck[read more]

California resident and Bigfoot 10.6 Camper Owner Robert Adamis provides a chilling reminder how even routine things like refilling your truck campers propane tanks can result in a near disaster. Mike, Getting ready for a[read more]

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First Impressions of the NuCamp Cirrus 800 Truck Camper

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First Impressions of the NuCamp Cirrus 800 Truck Camper

First Impressions of the NuCamp Cirrus 800 Truck Camper

In the Spotlight: The AEV Jeep Wrangler Outpost II

Torklift Photo Contest Winner Announced

Mello Mikes Truck Camper Musings and Rants III