But I haven't yet received a call. One star off as the lock mechanism sticks in cold weather. Warranty replacements will be issued at no cost for the life of the cover to the original owner. So it was important that the cover was water tight. Assuming you have the drain tubes hooked up and no kinks or blockage or anything? Also mine is the regular rail Retrax, I just found out about the full rails after the body shop got my new cover in. It shouldn't be too hard to seal at the corners in any event. When you need access to your pickup bed you just simply release the flush-mounted latch with the touch of a button, there is no key required, and then the cover will glide right out of your way with the just one hand.
The opening and closing is smooth. Q: I have an over-the-rail bed liner. That is a hell of a deal. Most of yours looks like dripping along the rails. It is hit or miss on weather it will leak. Products purchased at discounted rates on auction sites such as Ebay and Craigslist, to name a few, will not be covered under factory warranty under any circumstance.
Polycarbonate has excellent impact resistance and is unharmed by sun, moisture or temperatures from -50 to +200 degrees F. That's the Retrax rail that has the seal. I think the aluminum holds up to 200 more lbs on top when closed. Long story short here, I am on my second RetraxPro, the first one was almost water tight, this second one is not much better than no cover at all. Yes, the RollBak retractable tonneau cover is designed to lock into multiple positions, anywhere along the side rail of your pickup trucks bed. How could that be acceptable? If you're choosing between Retrax and Roll-N-Lock, you're choosing between two of the industry's leaders, most innovative Tonneau Covers manufacturers.
The company that put the brackets on the truck commented about how bad the installation was on the cover, so I would tell you to either check it yourself or have someone that does installs to check and see what problems they might find. Second, but no less of an issue is that the seal interferes with opening the Rambox lid. A Hard Retractable Tonneau Cover serves this purpose very well, while protecting your valuables with heavy duty material that makes the bed of your pickup truck virtually impenetrable. Simply press the button on the latch to open the Premium Aluminum series it will glide smoothly back and forth with just one hand. It has a simple clamp on installation system that can be done by pretty much anyone.
It seems that there should be more of a channel for the rollers and water. They will then take steps to locate your item. Having the cover fully closed can improve the aerodynamics of your truck bed. Some may require minor modification to the bed cover or to the accessory. You will see how open that area is by seeing light that comes in. They say the written instructions were hard to follow. But it will prevent water from entering the bed by evacuating all such water via a drain tube.
Some may require minor modification to the Premium Aluminum series or the accessory. Q: How will the vinyl surface material withstand the elements, particularly the sun? The cover can withstand evenly-distributed 300 pounds of cargo. I took a hose to it when I've been fiddling and concluded water gets in between the rail and the cover thru that weather strip and between the panels. Dry graphite can be applied to the lock assembly to help prevent freezing. Not mad about it just a little disappointed because this one is not as good as the first one. However, damaging the cover with even twice the amount of force referred to does not mean that a forced entry can be achieved.
More importantly, the seal interferes with the opening of the Rambox cover. No two trucks are exactly alike. Running a Husky toolbox from Home Depot now. Detailed and pictured installation instructions are included. I want to know if there are others who have experienced this with Retrax or any other cover and what can be done to make it better.
When it's time to stop messing around and simply protect your cargo with a rugged cover, it's time to go with Roll-N-Lock Tonneau Covers. Update: Retrax sent another email letting me know that I can return the cover for a refund if I wish, but gave no indication that they're interested in hearing about my mods if they successfully make the product watertight and compatible with Rambox. The RollBak G2 tonneau cover has been completely redesigned from his original design and has become much easier to install than most other retractable tonneau covers currently available. What is the alternative to Retrax One? Retrax offers a 1-year full warranty and a 3-year limited warranty on parts. It has a low profile design that will elevate the look of your pickup truck. I'm about to pull the trigger on the retrax pro and for the price, I don't want a gallon of water every time it rains.