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Buyers Guide

Welcome to the Buyers Guide.  Select from the truck camper types listed below to sort the following truck camper brands.  Then click on the brand logos to visit the individual Buyers Guide page(s) for each manufacturer.  Check out the Camper Chooser where you can find the ideal truck camper for you.

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Adventurer

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Alaskan

Alaskan
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Arctic Fox

Arctic Fox
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CampLite

CampLite
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Capri Camper

Capri Camper
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Cirrus

Cirrus
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Eagle Cap

Eagle Cap
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Four Wheel Camper

Four Wheel Camper
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Hallmark

Hallmark
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Lance

Lance
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Northern Lite

Northern Lite
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Northstar

Northstar
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Palomino

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Phoenix

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Rayzr

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Travel Lite

Travel Lite
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Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek
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For current dealer inventory, check out the Dealer Inventory section. For information on choosing and matching a truck and camper rig, check out the Newbie Corner.  For truck camper gear information, check out the Gear Guide.

 

Base Dry Weights and Standardized Wet Weights

Truck Camper Dry Weights

The truck camper base dry weights posted in the Buyers Guide have been provided by the truck camper manufacturers. Please be aware that (a) each manufacturer has different standards and options that are included or excluded from their posted base dry weight measurements and (b) very few truck campers leave the factory without additional options. Be sure to add the weight of additional options for your calculations.

 

Truck Camper Wet Weights

The Truck Camper Magazine Buyers Guide uses a standardized equation to calculate truck camper wet weights. Starting with the manufacturers base dry weight, the equation adds the full fresh water weight, full hot water heater weight, full propane tank weight, battery weight, and 500 pounds for stuff. Here is an example wet weight equation:

Travel Lite 1000SLRX Ultra: dry weight, 3,320 pounds + 40 gallons fresh, 333.6 pounds + 6 gallon full hot water heater, 50 pounds + 2x 20-pound full propane tanks, 40 pounds + 1 battery, 65 pounds + stuff, 500 pounds = 4,308.6 pounds

To standardize the wet weight equations for every manufacturer and camper, we used the following standard weights for water, full propane tanks, and batteries:

The weight of one gallon of water: 8.34 pounds

The weight of a 30 pound / 7.5 gallon propane tank: 55 pounds full, 28 pounds empty = 27 pounds of propane

The weight of a 20 pound / 5 gallon propane tank: 38 pounds full, 18 pounds empty = 20 pounds of propane

The weight of a battery: 65 pounds (based on the weight of a Lifeline GPL-27T battery)

The 500 pounds is for the owner’s cargo: gear, food, and clothing. That may seem high or low, but it gives you a clear starting point for your own stuff weight.

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