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Old 13 Jun 2021
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A tent that attaches to the rear of a car?

Hi all,
Could someone recommend a tent that attaches to the rear of a Land Rover?

A bit like the old and heavy British Army Command tent, the old Aztec Autohaven? I have attached a pic of the Autohaven for reference.

It needs to be fairly robust to survive rain, preferably not canvas?

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Car awnings, car tent, camping accessories - Caranex
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I did look at the CARANEX site, but there seems to be some kindo of issue, as all the kit is siold out and there is info on it that new versions are being prepped. I sent an email but there has been no reply, maybe they had shut down completely due to COVID?

Keep the ideas coming pls.
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Here you find a good selection:

Vaude is in use by a friend, who is pretty happy with the quality.

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I have one of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Quality was OK, although it was a pain to set up. I stopped using it though, because I didn't like having the tent at the back of the car, it was far too claustrophobic for me...couldn't see anything.

Instead a use a Slumberjack Roadhouse tarp, which I like much better https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I don't set it up as shown on Amazon however, but have one side sloping almost to the ground, with the other side about the height of the vehicle.
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