camper shell hoist

So what do I do with the camper top when I want to put my Alaskan Camper on the truck?

It stays tucked up in the rafters!


New England trip

We took a trip up to Acadia National Park by way of Niagara Falls with some stops in between.

No more restorations for me

I’ve enjoyed messing around with these old campers, but it was time for something new.  We’re going to keep our 1956 Shasta, the teardrop trailer and the Alaskan truck camper, but we’ll be spending most of our time in this:


Alaskan camper wheelwell area modified

Here’s a before, during and after look at the modifications that I made to the bottom section of my Alaskan camper so that it would fit into my truck bed.

Curbside: the box is now 3″ thinner than before

lower curbside rearAlaskan curb side bottom

Roadside: the box was completely removed

Alaskan lower left rearAlaskan roadside rearAlaskan road side bottom

I added electrical inlets and outlets, plus moved the water inlet from the overhang along the bedrail to the back of the camper.