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Easy on / Easy off Tonneau Cover?

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#1 OFFLINE   Wanky

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 11:56 AM

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

 

Just bought a new truck (Or, should I say "Camper Transport Platform")?

 

Every spring, I take my tonneau cover off, and every fall I put it back on.  This usually involves completely removing the side rails, etc.  It's not a big job, but I was wondering if anyone has figured out a better cover for us camper folks, or if there is a better solution to keeping the bed covered in the off season.

 

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 02:31 PM

Hard tonneau is quick to load/unload but a bit heavy for 1 person.  I do nothing when the TC is off, it's just a pickup at that point.


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#3 OFFLINE   loudaddy

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Posted 31 December 2018 - 07:11 AM

Hard tonneau is quick to load/unload but a bit heavy for 1 person.  I do nothing when the TC is off, it's just a pickup at that point.

I will be faced with the same issue as WANKY. Does the hard cover Tonneau require side rails as well??

 

tks

 

Chuck



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Posted 04 January 2019 - 12:49 PM

The side rails for my Access brand cover don't intrude into or above the box edge enough to be a problem.  Removing and replacing the fabric and front only takes a few minutes.  It's easy after a couple times.



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Posted 05 January 2019 - 03:32 PM

I will be faced with the same issue as WANKY. Does the hard cover Tonneau require side rails as well??

 

tks

 

Chuck

 

 

 

 

They have a "hook" style hinge in the front with gas struts to help open them and sit on the the factory bedrails


Edited by mtnkwby, 05 January 2019 - 03:33 PM.

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