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For those of you that don't know, I am building my Dodge for overland exploring. The idea is to be completely self sufficient for offroad travel for up to weeks at a time. Anyway, I went out camping for the first time in the truck, and had a blast. You can find an entire writeup with pics here:

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Did you install a bedrug, it is almost soft enough to sleep on, yet very durable, lifetime warranty
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No bedrug, just the factory bed liner and a rubber bed mat. We did have a queen sized air mattress inflated in the truck to keep us off the bed
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Great write up, great pics! So what do you have yet to add to your equipment and supply list for a week long stay?
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That can be a lot of fun, enjoy yourself.
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To be comfortable? I need to plumb my engine driven onboard air setup, honestly, I'd like to have camper tie downs on the truck so I can travel with my slide in camper, I need a bigger ice chest as well. I have a long list of stuff I would LIKE, but not stuff that is really NEEDED. I'd like a heat exchanger for an outdoor shower situation as well..
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Man that looks like a blast, a few too many people for my liking but makes me wish I lived out west.
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I like to travel in groups.. For me, the more the merrier.
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