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Old 09-29-2011, 07:15 PM
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I would strongly urge you to avoid a snap-down type cover. Being a fellow Wisconsinite, I can tell you that you wouldn't like it a bit in the winter unless you never have to unsnap it. I still have my last truck (a 98 QC), and I've had a snap-on on that one since it was new, so I speak with some experience.

Lots of newer soft tonneaus have adjustments for expansion and shrinkage due to temperature, and some (like my Truxedo LoPro) are even automatic. I haven't seen a snap-on that does that.

I've literally spent an hour OR MORE working in my garage with a hair-dryer getting the cover to be able to stretch far enough to get it snapped up after taking it off. Over the years, I've ended up having to do this at least once and sometimes 3 or 4 times a winter, and I always end up totally pissed off and with scraped up knuckles as well.
Thanks Herc. This is exactly the feedback I was looking for. In checking with my brother who had a snap-on, he says he can't remember ever unsnapping it as he never carried anything big. So I think I'll rule out the snap-ons.
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purchased the extang trifecta signature since living down here in florida the material is made of convertible type cloth instead of vinyl. the unit takes 5 minutes to install and folds up in seconds spring loaded rear latches keep it tight and locking the tailgate keeps it burglar proof,i did have to put weathersripping along the edges of the front so water doesn't suck in while driving
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My wife works at Agri-Cover and of course I know which is the best...I have other brand covers, before she worked there, on some of our other pickups and this one has been the best yet. http://www.agricover.com/access/limited
You need to check this out. http://www.agricover.com/access/truckbedpocketsg2/ I keep things handy and they are not sliding all over the inside of the bed.
Plus I got the grabber and it fits in the slots of the bed pockets. http://www.agricover.com/access/ezretriever2/
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i bought my tonneau pro tri folding soft cover off ebay new for i think 200 bucks i love it had it on for about 3 months now perfect for the money
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I have a Lund Revelation Peel and seal Tonneau. The install was kind of a pain in the ass, the directions werent very clear, and I put the cover on in the cold. Having never put one on before, I had no idea it would be harder in the cold or I would have put it on in the shop on the base. Instead I assembled it in the house and clamped it on in the parking lot of my apartment complex.

Install took awhile, but I was going slow because I didnt want to mess anything up. Now that its on I am totally happy with it. It was $177 shipped from Amazon.
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I had a Extang Trifecta on my old 2005 QC. It's a tri-fold that installs in 5 minutes. I had it for 3 years before I just traded in the truck recently. It cost me $200 new. Much easier than a snap cover without a huge cost.
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You need to check this out. http://www.agricover.com/access/truckbedpocketsg2/ I keep things handy and they are not sliding all over the inside of the bed.
This is exactly what I've been looking for!!! Thank you!
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I've going Agricover. I like the installation and the tensioner. In the winter it would be very easy to just roll it up, when it snows, or simply remove it
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Stay away from the soft covers. In the winter they SUCK!!!! I've had the undercover most recently and it was good for the money it cost. Traded the truck and now time for a new cover. I'm leaning towards the Bakflip F1 after much research and questions. It is much more expensive but you get what you pay for has been my experience. I would rather buy once and spend more than buy somehting and have to replace it later on with the more expensive model. Good luck no matter what you buy and post pics.
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I have the extange trifecta and it works perfect. Ive had it for 2 canadian winters so far with no problems. I wish i could find some pictures with more then 3-1/2 ft of snow on it from an over night storm. Handled it no problem. I looks great to.
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