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Old 01-08-2011, 05:38 PM
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This morning I was helping out with my son's cub scout troop picking up Christmas trees for recycling. I diligently placed a tarp over my BedRug to avoid any sap soaking in and finding a permanent home and folded up my F1 BakFlip to make room for all the trees. All was going well until either me or one of the scouts tossed in a tree and wham... a dent in my Bakflip.

The only good thing is the dent is on the underside of the BakFlip so no one will really know it is there but me unless it is folded up exposing the carnage.

A quick note to everyone with a BakFlip - The outside of the F1 is fiberglass and resistant to dents while the underside is aluminum which is much more susceptible to everything that is more dense than aluminum (which is practically everything). The outside of my F1 BakFlip has taken many hits, kids sitting on top, me sitting on top (I'm 230lbs+ sometimes), balls, etc, and it has no scars to show. The aluminum underside takes one hit, and this is what you get... Oh well, now she's broken in...
For anyone getting a BakFlip, I recommend the F1 with the fiberglass outer-shell.
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I would be thru the roof happy... at least it wasnt a 500$ rear window..

Dent the bottom.. I dont care.. I think it would be cool to be able to hide its battle wounds!

Thanks for the heads up.. its doing its job. repelling elements and protecting your rear window when hauling!
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I would be thru the roof happy... at least it wasnt a 500$ rear window..

Dent the bottom.. I dont care.. I think it would be cool to be able to hide its battle wounds!

Thanks for the heads up.. its doing its job. repelling elements and protecting your rear window when hauling!
You got that right!
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Ouch. Good thing it was on the under side. I've got the G2 coming but I don't have kids playing around my truck. Just me.
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Ouch. Good thing it was on the under side. I've got the G2 coming but I don't have kids playing around my truck. Just me.
I tell my kids the truck is in a demilitarized zone (DMZ) but they don't always respect the rules. ;-).
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not too bad like you said its broken in
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I am sorry, that would've put me in convulsions. But it is at least concealed!
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yes indeed. ;-)
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I remember being a kid, dad bought a new truck (I won't say what kind, because it wasn't a Ram, and wasn't even a Dodge.)

Anyways, signed the papers, the salesman handed Dad the keys, and he asked the guy for a hammer. "A hammer?" he asked... "Yes, a hammer." They went to the shop, got a hammer, and dad whopped the lower rear fender right behind the tire and under the taillight. Well you can imagine the look in the salesman's face. He handed them back the hammer, and said, "Now I don't have to worry about the first dent."
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