Topper shell with roof tent?

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What are options for a cap with a roof tent?
I see the HD in the Are CX is an option but I really like the CX Evolve but i was told a tents too heavy. Any other options?
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I have never seen anyone do this. On my 6G I am thinking of going with a softopper, rack, then a plate or flat platform on top. I would have it flush with the roof. Then hopefully I would not run into any wind resistance. On that flat surface I could when needed erect a standard 2 man tent with a latter. . I would also have it so I could carry other things ie. Sup's, Kayaks etc. having a RTT on the truck all the time does not make sense to me. I would only use it when camping. Save on the weight, improved gas mileage and have the platform available to carry other things.
 

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ARE has an addition structure that can be added inside of canopies to support the weight of a roof top tent. You'll probably have to talk to a canopy dealer to get the right options added. TrailRecon had one on his truck. Starts talking about it about the 6:15 mark

 

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At Overland Expo East there was a Ranger from Main Line Overland with an RSI SmartCap and iKamper mounted on top. Very stout looking setup.

I also tossed in the Canyon that GM had on display with an RSI SmartCap, rooftop tent, and a 270* awning.

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I’m thinking going with the topper EZ lift…
 
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ARE has an addition structure that can be added inside of canopies to support the weight of a roof top tent. You'll probably have to talk to a canopy dealer to get the right options added. TrailRecon had one on his truck. Starts talking about it about the 6:15 mark

This must be a HD Cap.
 

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I bought my Smartcap from Main Line Overland. Got a discount, no tax and cheap freight shipping. All around it was a good deal. I just had to wait 2 months for it to arrive. Went with the EVOa. These are the coolest looking caps available.
 

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I placed my RTT on top of a basic leer topper. Has been on there almost 2 years with no issues.
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