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Roof tents for Defender 110

Please help me:
Which roof tent is better: Hannibal or ARB???
This is rather the same price. I spend about 2-3 months a year during travel in different place in the world. I don't know what to choose?
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Please help me:
Which roof tent is better: Hannibal or ARB???
This is rather the same price. I spend about 2-3 months a year during travel in different place in the world. I don't know what to choose?
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I live in South Africa and have researched Roof Top Tents a lot!

What I came up with was this:

It should preferably have a marine ply floor.
It should have mosquito netting in front of all windows and doors.
It should have a separate fly sheet (Rain cover) that sits away from the tent roof to avoid condensation inside the tent. If it has a bit of netting in the roof below the fly sheet it is even better.
The dust cover should be well made and easy to take off. If you can leave it attached to one side while the tent is open, it is ideal. Otherwise you have to find a place to put it when the tent is up.

Mattresses you can change when you feel like it.

Hannibal gets made in South Africa and is one of the 3 most popular tents around. The others are Howling Moon and Eezi Awn. They are all three excellent products. The ARB is similar, but because it is from Australia, it's more expensive over here and not so popular.

This may not really help your decision, but I would suggest choosing the cheapest one of the two.
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considered MyWay??

this may not be helpful either but our MyWay roof tent fits all of the criteria listed above, we just spent 6 months sleeping in it, and are very satisfied with it's performance, and it was way less expensive than all of the above!
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You might be better off asking in the 4x4 section.

And have a search as there are plenty of posts about various tents...
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Thank you very much for help.
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Have a look at the autohome roof tent , I love mine

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