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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    We've been busy! Shop is being outfitted. We've ordered the swag and Kickstarter is about to go live. Oh yeah...this was produced too!
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    RTTx Update 07/05/20: Lots of questions pouring in... How about a Monday Morning FAQ to help answer some of those burning questions? Q: Where are we at this moment? A: Orders are being placed for parts & materials. There are some significant lead times that must be managed. Therefore, we are...
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Keep in mind...this tent has been designed for optimum aero, and weight efficiency. It is not the end-all be-all space for maximum storage. That said - there is plenty of space for reasonable bedding. There is plenty of space for blankets, the Exped mattress and sleeping bags. We keep all of...
  4. Terrapod

    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    RTTx Tent Improvements: As we head into production, each prototype lended itself to test different ideas and methods in which to create these tents. From the materials to even the mattress, we were careful to truly test out the components that truly worked best. Here are some of the details...
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    06/01 UPDATE: Covid-19 caused our supply chain to essentially take a giant dump. Nearly all vendors and partners were shut down as they were marked as "non-essential". Last week, we were notified by a number of them, they were opening back up for business. Many mentioned if they shipped their...
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Ok folks...it's on. One last look at prototype 001 before..."the incident" And...the culprit...
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    COMING SOON! RTTx Prototype 001 will be sacrificing itself...for the cause. We will be testing the structural integrity of prototype RTTx001 by dropping a 7" diameter, 6' long pine tree limb from 10-12 feet onto the tent to find out how tough it really is...on camera. (That is of course, when...
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Terrapod RTTx News: Very exciting stuff is underway. The final production model has begun assembly! Once completed and finalized, the production version will yield the final parts count and materials required for ordering in quantity. From that point forward - we will open up ordering. Stay...
  9. Terrapod

    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Happy New Year, everyone! The RTTx status as of 12/30/19: - A lot has been accomplished. As such a lot of inquiries and questions have come up as well. - In-the-field testing has concluded with numerous results taken - Overall, the tent has passed many hardcore weather events. Including -...
  10. Terrapod

    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Testing out the Lux Foam mattress... Oooo, so comfy.
  11. Terrapod

    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    RTTx Update: Product testing is winding down. -- RESULTS! -- The RTTx has been tested in some of the harshest weather conditions imaginable. From hail to monsoon rains, high winds, and of course hot conditions, the RTTx has done its job brilliantly. MPG results - numerous long trips have been...
  12. Terrapod

    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Simple answer - yes. A design has been completed for a 1 person version.
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    Heading to Overland Expo East? Want to see the Terrapod RTTx? The RTTx prototype #3 is at Overland Expo East at the following coordinates: 38.804253, -108.232804 Feel free to stop by and check it out.
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    Tired of all the same "huge" RTT's, so I made my own.

    RTTX: Just how low of a profile is the Terrapod RTTx? You tell me. :D Hint: the FZJ80 has a taller lift AND larger tires.
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