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Old 12-05-2009, 08:28 PM   #1
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Truck bed cover with a 5th wheel?

I am preparing to buy a truck bed cover and need some opinions.What brand name do you have and how do you like it? Thanks.]
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Old 12-05-2009, 08:51 PM   #2
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I have a Pace-Edwards 'Jack Rabbit' on my truck that works good.
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Old 12-05-2009, 08:53 PM   #3
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That is the one I am considering.
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:06 PM   #4
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I am on my second Fold-A-Cover(two different trucks) and have been satisfied with their performance.
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:43 PM   #5
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We also have a Fold-A-Cover that we like.
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:17 PM   #6
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On my previous truck I had a Pace Edwards, I now have a Roll-N-Lock on my F450. I prefer the Roll-N-Lock, either one does a good job.
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Old 12-06-2009, 09:05 PM   #7
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I have the Agri-cover LiteRider, a soft tonnuea with a ridgid bar in back to secure it tight and velcro on the sides attached to a rail that is clamped to the bedside. This cover has worked well for me for a number of years. I looked at the Pace Edwards as well and didn't like the amount of space it required at the front of the bed.
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Old 12-07-2009, 09:22 AM   #8
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Check out Retrax sliders.
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Old 12-13-2009, 10:45 PM   #9
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Extang Solid Fold. Easy to install, easy to remove. No rails to install or damage.
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Good info here...gonna look into the units mentioned.

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Sliders require a canister at the front of the bed area to stow the cover into--fold-up covers stack above the bed rails and may cause a clearance problem when turning sharply--there is no perfect setup, each person has their own requirements. My Retrax allows me to have leave the hitch in the bed, and also allows for a 60 gallon tank/tool box to be used.
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I have the Retrax as well, and it locks in any position on the rails. At present my 5th wheel hitch is in the back under the cover. I have a GMC Sierra 6'6 box, and and a Husky sliding hitch. There is enough room in front of the hitch to take my 9.9 hp outboard motor/gas tank and a Honda 2000 watt generator. When we are not towing at a campground, I wanted a cover that was lockable. Not to flame Pace Edwards, but I was all set to buy one before switching to the Retrax after googling "Pace Edwards problems". I got a lot of horror stories. Also, the PE Full Metal Jack Rabbit which was going to be my choice was almost double the cost of the Retrax. There is no spring in the retrax, which was the main problem with the Pace Edwards complaints. Retrax has just released a cover that is silver as well as their black cover. Retrax can be viewed at this site RETRAX truck bed cover pickup bed cover tonneau cover roll top cover

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Fold-a-cover works just great and I even have a 50gallon aux tank in the bed and can still fill it while towing.
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Pace Edwards on my last 2 Fords, Roll-N-Lock on my current Ford.

Either are great.
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