3DOG Top Dog Roof Top Tent. We had a look at some of the 3Dog camper trailers in Issue 6 and now we are going to have a closer look at the 3 Dog Roof Top Tents.
Whether it’s surfing, sailing, climbing, hill walking,diving or hang-gliding, the TopDog roof top tent is an ideal solution for anyone looking to break free for a quick getaway over the weekend or for an extended trip around Europe.
These German made Top Dog tents come in two different sizes. The width of the platform can be 1.40 the (TopDog 140) or 1.60 (TopDog 160) meters wide.
While driving you’ll hardly notice the compact package on top of your car. Once you arrive at your destination,the TopDog folds out into a comfortable living space. The large sleeping area, with an ultra-comfortable 8 cm thick mattress, can be accessed with ease using the provided ladder. The possibility to close the tent on all sides allows you to create a cosy cocoon inside, and sheltering you from the elements.
With the Top Dog you won’t have any real issues with condensation thanks to a fully integrated floor in the living area and all-round enclosed walls.When it’s nice and warm outside, you can remove the walls and the floor in just a few simple steps making an airy sleeping quarters with a large awning. As with other models, the cover of TopDog’s panoramic window provides extra shade when the sun comes out.
Similar to the 3Dog trailer tents the TopDog consists of three layers that includes a mosquito net, window foil and canvas. The doors, too, can be made insect-proof or closed with fabric, allowing the temperature of the room to be adjusted depending on the weather. A partition wall is also available for the TopDog, which can be used between the bedroom and living space as an enclosed wall, or as a protection against insects.
The TopDog will fit most cars the size of a station wagon or bigger with a load capacity of at least 70 kg.3Dog fabricate every single tent individually, and can customize them and create the tent that suits your needs.
A conventional roof rack can be used to secure the TopDog to your car’s roof. The maximum roof load, as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer, is usually to be found in the owner‘s manual. It’s important that you don’t exceed this limit.Its important to note that this information applies only to the load during the journey.
When the vehicle is stationary, a higher load on the roof may be permissible, due to the absence of braking forces, crosswinds, etc. Proper installation will ensure no damage occurs to your vehicle, even with more than two people in the sleeping area. The 3DOG Top Dog Roof Top Tent.