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09/7/2013 at 6:39pm
 Location: South Yorkshire
 Outfit:  Camp Cot Bivi Bag and Tarp.
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Hi, Does anyone know where I can have a car camping tarp made. I would really appreciate any thoughts on this.


09/7/2013 at 7:15pm
 Location: Severn Valley
 Outfit: Aztec Galeria 4 Outwell Virginia 5
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Does it have to be a special car camping one? I use a Vango Adventure Tarp on everything, tent, beach shelter, car, static caravan, grandson's buggy, OH's camping chair... With a bit of invention, you can attach a plain ol' tarp to anything!

FoO

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09/7/2013 at 7:35pm
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i have a DD tarp 4.5 metres x 3.0 metres think that would cover the car - shaun

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09/7/2013 at 8:01pm
 Location: Severn Valley
 Outfit: Aztec Galeria 4 Outwell Virginia 5
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I think I misunderstood. I thought you wanted a tarp to attach to the car, rather than actually go over it. Sorry, Mike, my post wasn't much help.

FoO

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09/7/2013 at 10:56pm
 Location: Devizes Wiltshire
 Outfit: MWB VW Crafter PVC
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Something like this that attaches to the roof rack?

Eurotrail Tarp Carside on Obelink

DK

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13/7/2013 at 9:46pm
 Location: South Yorkshire
 Outfit:  Camp Cot Bivi Bag and Tarp.
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Many thanks everyone for your thoughts and ideas. My problem is now, one of ageing. At the ripe old of 69, I am now finding pitching a tent for one or two nights a bit trying. Anything longer I 'm ok with. So what have I done. I've bought myself a little Volkswagen 4x4 which I can sleep in. So cooking and everything else will be done outside under a tarp, shielded by a windbreak. Any thoughts would be appreciated.


13/7/2013 at 10:36pm
 Location: Devon
 Outfit: VW T6 and Glawning Bell Tent
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Obelink car tarp


14/7/2013 at 6:53am
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Hi, why not have a look at an Oztent Foxwing awning. A frame attaches to roofbars and the awning attaches to that and then runs along the side of the car and wraps around the rear. They aren't cheap but look good quality. You could also look at an Oztent as these seem to be really easy to put up and take down.

http://www.boab.biz/acatalog/FOXWING.html



19/7/2013 at 9:44pm
 Location: swindon Wiltshire
 Outfit: Helsport varanger with helsport stove.
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take a look at the carnopy.made in britain


26/7/2013 at 12:52am
 Location: GATESHEAD
 Outfit: Shiney new ALASKAand tent collection
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Just a thought Mike....wouldnt it be great if Caranex did a version of their pick-up tents with inflatable poles..I would be ordering one sharpish......Have a look at a website from usa company called lakelandgear/com---some really interesting ideas....gets you thinking! Sorry..cant answer your original question

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26/7/2013 at 8:55am
 Location: Earth
 Outfit: Karma Bell Tent (5M ZIG) + Robens Tarp
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If its a 4x4 it might be worth looking here...

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