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Nieuws

  • Jacht en Buitenleven 2019

    Op 21september begint deze beurs van 3 dagen op landgoed Veldert net boven Eindhoven.

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  • Kampeer en caravan Jaarbeurs 2019

    9-13 oktober 2019 Kampeer Avontuur V2.0 gaat dan plaats vinden wij kijken er naar uit.

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  • Abenteuer und Allrad 2019

    Kommen Sie auf die größte Abenteuer und Allrad in ganz Europa...

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We are different but how different?

Rooftoptents in first opion look all the same but are not the same at all.

With our philosophy to adjust our products really to the european climate and demands we are really different from the main stream rooftoptents.

We are upgrading our tents from the moment we started Dare To Be Different Outdoor in 2012 with ideas from our own experience but also from customers who gave their feedback or ideas.

Below you will find all our biggest changes beside these we have many more done but we don't want the competition all to know. 

 

  • 2019     Curved roof

    In 2019 we upgraded our design to a curved roof. This improves water flow and creates a bigger distance between inner and outer fabric which can result in a bit more insulation.

  • 2019      Tubing inside 24mm. Tubing flytop curved 16mm

    In 2019 we upgraded our standard tent 140, 220 series with inside tubing in aluminium with a diameter of 24mm. The flytop tubing is in 16mm.

  • 2016     Fabric weight 300gram

    Our fabric is really 300grams per square meter 35% Cotton and 65% Polyester UV Coated and Watertight for at least 2500mm water column

  • 2016     Design change of the fabric outside hinge cover     

    In 2016 we started with this solution simple but very effective. In 2015 a customer experience with a lot of wind that the cover was blown high and water was coming in to this small opening. They told us this and ask us if we had an solution and the solution was very simple we added some extra Velcro, The Velcro and the extra weight of the added Velcro prevents almost in all cases that the cover stays low.

     

  • 2016      Cover of the Roof top tent 680Grams PVC

    In 2016 we started with this type of cover welded not stitched. In the beginning not reinforced on the edges from 2017 we started with extra reinforcement in the cover on the edges. So in the corners is double layered PVC welded. Also on the long edges.

    In 2018 we changed the way the extra layer for the ladder is welded. What the usage of the cover made again a step easier.

  • 2016      Keder Fabric   

    In 2016 we started to use a welded keder fabric that’s coomonly used in the tent fabrication for tents for caravans and mobile homes. The competitions uses almost all a self made keder fabric. (Fabric stitched around a silicon keder or rubber keder)

  • 2016      Straps size 50mm wide and D-ring size 50mm      

    From 2016 we improved our strap wide to 50mm and as our D-rings also in stainless steel and 50mm wide.

  • 2015      SBS Zippers why not YKK      

    From 2015 we started to use SBS zippers quality is 100% similar to YKK and maybe even better because SBS is beside YKK the single largest zipper manufacturer and there for they have to compete against the name from YKK and then you always try to do a bit more. Beside that there are competitors that say to use YKK zippers but they use only the runner of YKK and use this runnen on a cheaper zipper not from YKK.

  • 2015      Aluminum or Stainless steel 304 is used

    From 2015 all used metal parts in our Rooftoptents from the hinge to the bolts are made of Aluminium or at least stainless steel 304. (Use a magnet for checking stainless steel, real Stainless  Steel isn’t magnetic in any way)

  • 2014     2.3m Ladder Telescopic standard with each tent

    In 2014 we decided to deliver all our tents standard with a 2,3m ladder. So customers can use our rooftoptents on a car/trailer or other till a height of 2,2m. The ladder needs to have a small angle to comfortably use the ladder.

     

  • 2014     Position elastic cords for folding the walls 

    When we started in 2012 we had already the elastic cords but after a 6 months of use of the tents we always experienced small water drops on the seams where the elastic cords where pulling. Problem because the seam is pulled the taping comes loose, punchholes stitches are erected and there for water comes in. In 2014 we moved the straps at which we hook on the  elastic cords to a position where the seam never becomes wet simply because the water will not come underneath the awning of the window.

     

  • 2014     Mattress 6cm cover is breathable Cotton 100%

    From 2014 we supplied our rooftoptents with a mattress of 6cm and has cover made of 100% Cotton. Advantage its breathable washable on max 30 degrees.  Why only 6cm? Sleeping comfort is so individual that’s with this thickness customers still have the freedom to add ventilation mattresses underneath or enhance sleeping by adding a topmattress without problems of closing the rooftoptent.

  • 2013     Bottom plate aluminum sandwich plate with insulation(almost no cold bridges)

    In 2017 we considered to step over to a honey comb bottom plate but because of the disadvantage of almost no isolation function. The honey comb is made from aluminum plates and this is glued to the top plate and bottom plate of the sandwich and there for the heat/cold are directly transferred. This results in a heat/cold transfer that has serious influence on the climate in the rooftoptent. So because of this we kept our Isolated bottom plate that has almost no cold bridges.

     

 

Nieuws

  • Jacht en Buitenleven 2019

    Op 21september begint deze beurs van 3 dagen op landgoed Veldert net boven Eindhoven.

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  • Kampeer en caravan Jaarbeurs 2019

    9-13 oktober 2019 Kampeer Avontuur V2.0 gaat dan plaats vinden wij kijken er naar uit.

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  • Abenteuer und Allrad 2019

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  • Luifels

    Luifels

    Onze luifels zijn compleet vernieuwd ook hebben we een compleet nieuwe luifel toegevoegd aan ons assortiment.

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  • Daktenten

    Daktenten

    Onze katoenen daktenten kenmerken zich door hun veelzijdigheid. Nu in drie kleuren leverbaar Groen, Beige en Bruin.

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  • Setup 22

    Setup 22

    De Setup 22 kan naast de auto op de grond worden gezet en kenmerkt zich door zijn eenvoud en opzet gemak

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  • Accessoires

    Accessoires

    Dare To Be Different Outdoor heeft diverse accessoires te bieden om de daktent uit te breiden of meer comfort te geven.

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  • Zitterik

    Zitterik

    Deze opvouwbare stoel is klein in formaat maar groot in gebruiksgemak. Weegt praktisch niks en is ongelooflijk makkelijk...

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