Garage Sale

We sometimes have trade-ins. demo items and discontinued products we can offer at a reduced price. When we do, we’ll list them here.  Be sure and check back or sign up for our newsletter on our shopping cart page or subscribe for advance notice.                     Rightline SUV

Roof Top Tent Sheets

Now we have a way to take that comfort up a notch, with bedding just like at home!

What’s New?

News Flash! New Compact Camping Trailer Gallery – we’ll be adding to it all the time. See our videos of our trailers and more here. Off-Road.com has just released their review of our Dinoot Trailer Build.  Check it out here. Read the latest write up about Compact Camping here by Julian Gothard of Examiner.com If

The perfect LED Tent / Camping Light

We’ve been searching for the perfect LED light to compliment our folding tent units for a while. Our search centered on an LED light that is cost effective to buy and use, with a good full light pattern. Our first search revealed many table top lantern styles designed to throw their light out to the side,

Top-Tent.com TSHIRTS!

We have finished the design of our new T-Shirt and they are now available on our website! Check the new design out at Top-Tent.com Like everything we do, if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. Our T-shirts begin life as a high quality Haynes 100% ComfortSoft 6.1 oz cotton, preshrunk and tag-less for an

MOAB Tent Unit on Motorcycle Camping Trailer

Here is a nice motorcycle sized camping trailer Jim from North Carolina built using one of our M.O.A.B. Tent Units. Jim has made some modifications to his M.O.A.B.   He mounted it with the foot end as the side that folds out verses the door end folding out. This required some changes to the bow

Tall Stabilizer Jacks

We have a new taller version of our rear jacks now available. These are great for lifted and off road trailers that have more ground clearance.

Holiday Wishes

We wish everyone a great Holiday packed with memories, laughter and an Amazing New Year!

Featured Customer Explorer Box Build

Over the summer Russ and his wife arrived from Canada to pick up a Tent Unit and Explorer Box Construction Manual.  During the summer they mounted and used their Tent Unit on their Jeep and when fall came around Russ began building his Explorer Box. When Russ informed me of what he had planned, I

End of an Era

The Oasis II tent units are out of production and new units are no longer available. We do have replacement tent bodies available and are considering having replacement travel covers and rainflys made. We are also evaluating importing the current Oasis 6.2 models. Although we are evaluating a new line of lighter weight roof top

New Tent Unit in the Works

Here is a first look at a new reduced weight folding rooftop tent style unit we are testing and plan on carrying. As with our other units; it’s designed for comfortably sleeping two people with extra room on the end. Here are a few of the areas that differentiate them from our standard size Safari

Willamette National Forest, French Creek Area Waterfalls

Depending on the time of year, there is water cascading down every where on the drive up Hwy 22 heading towards Detroit. On the way up Hwy 22 from Salem, Niagara County park is a nice stop. It’s a place were the Santiam river boils through a small slot in the rocks and a small

Recent Customer Trailer Photos

We received some new photos from recent home built camping trailer projects and wanted to share them with our readers. Here is Bud from Ohio’s version of an Explorer Pod Tent Topped Camping Trailer.  For the sleeping quarters he used one of our DIY MOAB Tent kits.  In the rear, his tail light housings are a

Explorer Box Variation Video

We’ve just made a new video highlighting a variation on the Explorer Box build to better accommodate the M.O.A.B. DIY Folding Tent unit.  Check it out!

Alsea Falls and Green Peak Falls

When we lived in Corvallis it was always a nice drive to take the Benton County Tour Route (a national back country byway) through Monroe.  We’d head, up to the falls, for some hiking, then head home via Mary’s Peak.  In the spring there is foxglove everywhere and blossoming dogwoods.  In the fall the colors

New Packable Kayak!

On a recent trip we tested a new packable kayak.  As a solution to minimizing space and ease of packing we’ve used a packable kayak that performed well and being in a bag, was great to pack in the Explorer Box.  The previous boat was a skin on frame which took a bit of time

Where Power Does Not Matter

I thought my 90hp Suzuki Sidekick was on the slow side.  This one mule power trailer gives new meaning to slow. A really interesting website that we think you’ll enjoy, we sure did! Riverearth.com

Tailoring Your Explorer Box’s Kitchen

The Explorer Box is a flexible design.  One of the areas you can tailor is the Chuckbox style front kitchen / galley area.  It’s straight forward to optimize the shelf layout based on the items you normally take. When planning a layout begin by gathering all you plan to pack inside;  Look at what would

Mt. Hood Gunsight Ridge Adventure

This is a scenic, off-pavement route for exploring the Mt. Hood National Forest.  It has great views of Mt. Hood throughout; with views of Jefferson, Three Sisters, Adams, St. Helen and Rainer depending on clearness.  The route has many rough sections which may be dusty and requires good ground clearance.  In dry conditions its run