Category Archives: Truck Tent Tips

We like to post articles that address questions or problem areas that our customers have experienced using our products. Truck Tent Tips gives helpful suggestions and tips concerning Rightline Gear Truck Tents.

Truck Tents Now Offered for 2015 and Newer Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon

When the new Colorado and Canyon models were released in 2015 we knew they were going to be a hit. The mid-size truck market is growing, and outdoor enthusiasts are realizing the potential these trucks offer. When these newer style … Continue reading

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Rightline Gear Truck Tent on Ford F150 With Tailgate Step

We received a great photo from one of our customers starting his young son out camping early. A great looking boy, a great looking truck, and a darn cool truck tent! You can see that our customer is using the … Continue reading

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Rightline Gear SUV Tent On Truck Caps

Truck caps, toppers, camper shells… whatever you call them, Rightline Gear SUV Tents have always been able to fit around them. We have never taken photos to show this setup before now (for some crazy reason?). The SUV Tent is … Continue reading

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Will The Rightline Gear SUV Tent Work On A Ford Transit Connect?

The Ford Transit Connect is an extremely versatile vehicle and Ford’s customers are using the Transit as a mini RV, a family hauler, and a work during the week/play on the weekend vehicle. First, we tried the Rightline Gear SUV … Continue reading

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Flame Resistant Tents

Camping and fire safety are two topics that are inseparable. In addition to thinking about  camp fire safety, the flame resistance of your tent is also important. We all know that it is necessary to keep all sources of heat … Continue reading

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Rightline Gear Truck Tent Positioning Tips

Here are a few tips to help with the set up of your Rightline Gear Truck Tent. Tip #1 – The front corners of the tent have split seams that go over the front corners of the bed. Make sure … Continue reading

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Waterproof Rating and Testing For Tent Fabric

When you hear the word waterproof, you might think of those yellow rain jackets, but in the tent world, the fabric must be entirely different from that. A tent made from rain jacket material would be super heavy and the … Continue reading

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Will Rightline Gear Truck Tents Fit The Dodge Dakota?

When purchasing a Rightline Gear Truck Tent, be sure to check the Truck Tent Sizing Guide to see which tent is right for your truck. You may notice that the Dodge Dakota is missing from this guide. We hope that … Continue reading

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