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Old 05-07-2014, 03:10 PM
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Truck Bed Covers

Looking to pick up a bed cover. Budget is around the $300 mark so it leaves me looking at the soft covers. The few I've looked at are from TonnoPro and Bestop.

Looks like my options are roll up, tri-fold, and some zip rail thing that looks like a pain in the ***. I was initially going to look at the roll up, but the tri-fold looks pretty easy by eliminating any bed rails. I don't usually have much in my bed so I'm not getting in and out of it much.

Any suggestions from people that may have used multiple of these options? Still leaning towards the Roll-up style so I don't necessarily have to remove the entire cover if I want to use the bed. Good choice?

http://www.amazon.com/Bestop-17113-0...f150+bed+cover
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:16 PM
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Budmanv24 picked up a "scratched" Extang tri fold and it is awesome! i think he paid well under 300 for it, and supposedly you can park an ATV on top. I would recommend the tri fold, its easy on and off, and install takes like 30 seconds. Myself, I went with a Leer topper.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:19 PM
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I have had the snap type and the extang tri fold. My vote is the tri fold, it is a very nice cover that folds up in seconds, and can be completely removed in a minute.

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Old 05-07-2014, 03:19 PM
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:21 PM
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I have had an Access Vanish on my truck for the last 4+ years and have been completely happy with it. It is a roll up vinyl cover with 2 cross support bars and the rear of it locks down once the tailgate is closed. I think it was a little less $ than the others.

I picked it up from www.autoanything.com
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:22 PM
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I'm in the market as well and have been looking at the Access Lorado and Access Vanish. The cheapest I have found for the Lorado is $380, but the Vanish has been closer to $300. They also make a version that is under 300, but it doesn't have some of the nicer features. I have a couple of friends that have the Lorado and love it. I haven't looked into a tri fold, but sounds like I should.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:22 PM
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Tri fold all the way, I have a rugged cover brand. It's 2 years old and still like new. I love it, best investment I've ever made on my truck
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:26 PM
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Ok, so trifold sounds like its gets the overwhelming majority here.

Extang's are out of the budget. Amazon showing for around 650 or so. Looks like TonnoPro or Bestop. Need to use Amazon, as I have a nice little gift card that I'll be using.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:29 PM
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I have used the TonnoPro and the Truxedo roll-up covers...both proved to wear out in three years of sunlight. I liked that the roll up ones allowed me full access to the bed without having something leaning up against the back window, but none of them really appear to last. I would go tri-fold if I were to purchase another one. I just threw my Truxedo one in the dumpster a few weeks ago.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:43 PM
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0051N...&pi=SX200_QL40

Not sure if that's the correct bed size but that's the one I had minus mine was on a duramax.

And yes they handle 120+ mph conditions

Even has a little handy light on the under side
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