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Posted: 07/02/12 08:56pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

4x4ord wrote:

KNSMCCL wrote:

Have a truxedo cover on the truck for 4 yrs. Falling apart wind lifted cover off bed, ended on the roof of cab left 2 large dents in top. NOT happy with the cover at all, replacing shortly.


I didn't want to hear that. I have been kicking around all the options for over a year and was just about ready to buy a Retrax. I like that it is easy to remove and doesn't take up box space.

On edit I am not certain that it is Retrax that I am thinking of. Maybe its Truxedo.


Tuxedo has a lifetime warranty. Mine was lifting some due to the Velcro having a build up of crud over the years. Called Truxedo and they had new Velcro on my door step in 2 days free of charge. They said if that did not make it seal to call them back. Can't ask for more than that!

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BakFlip F1 was my choice.

My previous truck had a Roll-N-Lock. It was more secure (against a straight hacking attack anyways) than my F1, but it was a PAIN to deal with the track alignment issues, lack of water resistance, and the fact I lost space in the front of the bed.

The F1 is lightweight (50 or so pounds), just as resistant to a pry attack (meaning not very), much more water resistant than the Roll-N-Lock, and can be installed and removed by ONE person in 5-10 minutes (initial install is about 30 minutes).

Since you can flip the cover completely up against the back window, you don't lose any space in the bed.

An added benefit is that I can stand on top of it to wash the roof of the truck.

When I tow, I fold back 2 sections and go. For hitch/unhitch, it took some getting used to since you can't see the hitch any longer but I learned to work around it.


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I've had the Roll-N-Lock for over 2 years rolls smooth everything stays dry works great plus if I want to add a fuel tank in the bed I can, they have one for the Roll-N-Lock http://www.attatank.com/products/AT45L%252dRT.html
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brirene wrote:

I have a Tonno Pro, which is a tri fold. Previously had a Truxedo Truxport roll up, which was nice, but I like the tri fold because the front third of the bed (in front of the hitch) can be covered while towing. Both were relatively inexpensive, and both have held up well.


I've got the Tonno Pro also. It's been on for a year now and is a great light weight soft tri-fold cover.

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Posted: 07/04/12 07:51am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Retrax cover on mine. Works nice.


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Posted: 07/03/12 09:45am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

4x4ord wrote:


I didn't want to hear that. I have been kicking around all the options for over a year and was just about ready to buy a Retrax. I like that it is easy to remove and doesn't take up box space.

On edit I am not certain that it is Retrax that I am thinking of. Maybe its Truxedo.


You're not thinking of the Retrax. The Retrax is a roll-top cover that goes into a canister. For my 8' bed, it's about 11" x 11" x 11". It would not be easy to take on and off at a whim (though, not grossly hard, either -- just more work than I want to give it).

Still love my Retrax Pro (for me + my purposes)!


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Posted: 07/04/12 12:12pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a Fold-a-Cover that I've used on two trucks. It's simple and rugged.


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Posted: 07/04/12 09:20pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I also have the Roll-N-Lock. I have had no rail issues, but do get a little water in the bed in a heavy rain or when I wash it.


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Has anyone used the Lund Genesis roll up cover?


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I have the pace edwards jack rabit. Had it on both my trucks.


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