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Old 10-12-2017, 09:49 AM   #11
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One vote for Undercover Flex

After surveying many of the pick-up owners at Osoyoos in 2016, I bought the Undercover Flex brand of tri-fold rigid cover. It has prop rods to hold the pack off the cab, and can be driven that way.

It may not be any better than other similar brands, but I bought it on-line, installed it myself, and have not had any leaks.

It doesn't have a lock, but it closes securely and can only be opened when the gate is opened, and the Ram locks the gate when the doors are locked. Pleased with it.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:20 PM   #12
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I have an Undercover one-piece bed cover. It is secure and durable. It is black but supposedly it can be painted by a body shop. It is removeable and light enough that one person can handle it if necessary, but you really need two as with any wind it becomes a sail. Also, you can stand on it, which makes it handy as a good platform for standing on to mess with the roof of your trailer.
I have an unfortunate update to my Undercover truck bed cover. Yesterday morning I opened it and felt it shift sideways. I looked closer and found that all of the rivets on the driver's side hinge that hold the cover to the hinge had sheared off. I removed the cover from my truck.

I have had the cover for the four years that I've had the truck, and have subjected it to normal use. I can't think of any misuse that would have caused this. So I'm withdrawing my recommendation for the Undercover. Guess I need to try something else.
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:00 PM   #13
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I have an unfortunate update to my Undercover truck bed cover. Yesterday morning I opened it and felt it shift sideways. I looked closer and found that all of the rivets on the driver's side hinge that hold the cover to the hinge had sheared off. I removed the cover from my truck.

I have had the cover for the four years that I've had the truck, and have subjected it to normal use. I can't think of any misuse that would have caused this. So I'm withdrawing my recommendation for the Undercover. Guess I need to try something else.
I've had the same rigid plastic molded Undercover brand on my last 3 Tacos (cheapskate so I transfer it from the old truck to the new) so it's at least 12 years old. Never had a problem, and I drive with it not fully closed but tied down with a bungie cord at the rear when I have a taller load.
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Old 02-14-2018, 11:03 AM   #14
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I bought a Bestop EZFold tri-fold cover for our new F150 in May 2016 on Amazon for just under $300USD. It is fine, can fold up and secured with straps when hauling the 5.0, when folded though it fills with water if have a good rain. Seems to keep things at the front of bed pretty dry and when fully closed have no to little moisture coming in at the back. But driving gravel roads last summer with it fully closed I opened tailgate to find the back foot of the bed filled with dust!

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Old 02-14-2018, 11:23 AM   #15
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Adrian, they make tailgate sealing tape that eliminates that problem
https://www.amazon.com/Truck-Upfitte..._&dpSrc=detail
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