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Discussion in 'Model 3' started by BennyMountfort, Jan 3, 2020.

  1. BennyMountfort

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    First Sleep!
    Camp Mode arrived just as we got back home.

    note: Don’t lock door from screen then open back door. You will wake all campers still sleeping

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  2. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Impressive mate! How tall are you two?
     
  3. BennyMountfort

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    6'0 - had to do a very slight leg bend, or angle and take the gf's space :D She's only 5ft so some negotiating room
     
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  4. Candleflame

    Candleflame Active Member

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    #4 Candleflame, Jan 3, 2020
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    Put both seats forward, put 2 normal cabinsized suit cases behind both seats. Pull the matress closer to the seats. Enjoy not having to leg bend.
    For me the sleeping at a slight angle upwards is worse though... I wish I'd have the gen 1 seats.

    What matress are you using?
     
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  5. Steve Martin

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    Take out the back seat and the seats will fold perfectly flat with no incline. I agree on building a platform for extra length. I’m 6’3” and can fully stretch out.
     
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  6. SSonnentag

    SSonnentag Rocket Scientist

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    This is as close to camping as we do; a KOA cabin.

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    We’ve done some sand dune exploring though.

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  7. webbah

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    Awesome thread! It’s a bit too cold for me to go camping yet here in Switzerland but I’ve been buying some gear to prepare for spring. I am tempted, however, to take a trip up to Norway late January to see the Northern Lights. My list of items so far is below. Would love to hear others ideas! Especially the really creative ones! Aside from the typical camping gear:

    Sportz Dome-To-Go hatch tent: https://www.amazon.com/SPORTZ-BY-NAPIER-86000-Dome-To-Go/dp/B0016DBTNC/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Sportz+dome-to-go&qid=1578160834&sr=8-1

    Dreamcase: Configurator 3.0 – Dreamcase

    150 watt pure sine inverter for 12v socket (will post link if wanted, but it’s in German)

    Anker 48 watt dual usb-c 12v: https://www.amazon.com/Charger-Anker-Adapter-PowerDrive-Delivery/dp/B07YY7KQZP/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=Anker+48+watt+USB&qid=1578160933&sr=8-5

    GoalZero Sherpa 100AC powerbank: Sherpa 100AC Portable Power Bank | Goal Zero

    GoalZero Crush Lights: https://www.goalzero.com/shop/lights/crush-light-chroma/

    GoalZero Nomad 28 Plus Solar panel: https://www.goalzero.com/shop/solar-chargers/nomad-28-plus-solar-panel/

    RinseKit: https://rinsekit.com/

    Shed Defender for the dog: https://sheddefender.com/

    Orvis dog hammock (while driving): https://www.orvis.com/p/grip-tight-windowed-hammock-seat-protector/2ect

    Orvis Back Seat Extender with storage: https://www.orvis.com/p/backseat-extender-with-storage/2t4m

    Orvis Front seat Extender (dog will sleep up front when I use Dreamcase): https://www.orvis.com/p/solid-foam-front-seat-extender/2ktx

    Orvis quilted front seat cover (same as above): https://www.orvis.com/p/grip-tight-quilted-bucket-seat-protector/2ecr
     
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  8. Itsuo-DC

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    First two pictures are morning shots looking out the rear side window and roof. The last is a picture of where we parked. I didn’t think to take any internal pictures but we did this using two regular sleeping pads for camping. Nothing compared to an actual mattress but reasonably comfortable. Also nice to have the a/c on at night since this was done in the beginning of a hot and sticky July.
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  9. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Just want to point out this is the Model 3 forum, and the OP has a Model 3. Your Tesla appears to be an S.
     
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  10. KenC

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    What I want to get is the Polydrops trailer! It'll go really well with you-know-what, but is so lightweight, it'll probably tow behind a 3 really well.
    https://www.polydrops.com/gallery
     
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  11. St☰v☰

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    Hahaha, it's a cybercamper!!

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  12. KenC

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    The funny thing is that the first prototype hit the road in 2017. Without the optional roofrack, it looks even more like the Cybercamper. Totally funny that the design aesthetic is the same, the same bent metal panels in almost the same proportions and angles, the same wheel well flares. I wonder if Tesla's design chief saw one on the road, cause it's been driven around SoCal and the southwest.
     
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    Tbh cars will look more and more like each other until we hit a proper waterdrop shape for maximum efficiency...
     
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    Yup ...

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  15. Webeevdrivers

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    I guess somebody is going to have to bring up the elephant in the room. Somebody is going to have to report on doing the deed in a Tesla while camping. Was it electrifying, shocking, regenerative, how fast was the recharge time between driving sessions....etc etc.

    I’ll see myself out.
     
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  16. outdoors

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    Back bottom removed seat really does make a difference. I am 6'2" and am fine. Dreamcase does support the area that has a void behind front seat. Sometimes I remove that support and fill area with gear so passenger can sit up front and we don't have to do a gear shuffle.
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    Can you do the one toe trunk open? Gets really easy after day 20.
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    Best places to camp in my opinion have underbody scraping rocks all over the road.
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  17. BennyMountfort

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    haha! just more romantic with the rain drops on the glass above your head... I promised stars but with that tinted glass it takes some remote places and a lot of squinting to spot them.
     
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    Awesome!
     
  19. BennyMountfort

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    Camp Mode should help out :D I would love to move myself and M3 to Switzerland you can have Australian outback for a while and swap? haha... Could be a new travel business here.
     
  20. BennyMountfort

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    Will give that a go thanks! That was just some foam and mattress toppers. Very unplanned trip. Great to see peoples setups though!
     
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