5 Advantages of a Solid Tonneau – UnderCover Lux

UnderCover Lux
Now we come to the third faction in the Eternal Tonneau War: the one-piece, solid tonneau (read previous 5 Advantages of an Extang Solid Fold Tonneau and Truxedo: 5 Advantages of a Soft Tonneau Cover for full comparison). It’s every bit as secure and easy to install as the hard tri-fold, but it has its own distinct advantages over both hard folding and soft tonneaus.  Undercover, though they make their own folding tonneau, the Flex, just added a few more advantages to the solid tonneau with their new Lux line. You can figure out which one is right for you by using UnderCover’s onsite customizer, but here’s our take on why solid, hard tonneaus are better:
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5 Advantages of an Extang Solid Fold Tonneau

Quite recently we looked at 5 definite advantages of the soft tonneau.  We mentioned, however, in that same article, that we’re basically the one-eyed arms dealers here, and that we willingly supply both sides of the eternal Hard vs. Soft Tonneau Wars.  So now it’s time to give the hard folding tonneau people a shot.  And as the perfect platform, we’ve chosen Extang’s Solid Fold and Encore hard folding tonneaus.  This will be infinitely more helpful than other tonneau cover reviews.  Here are five practical advantages.

Extang Solid Fold

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Truxedo: 5 Advantages of a Soft Tonneau Cover

Your truck is heavy. As it should be. Don't let your tonneau make it heavier.

The great and historic war of truck enthusiasts between soft tonneau covers from brands like Truxedo and hard tonneau covers has raged for centuries.  Ever since Sir Earl Earlwickshire shunned a wooden roof to his wagon in favor of a sheet of canvas, countless lives have been lost in the great battle.

And like one-eyed arms dealers, we sell to both sides, offering the very best in hard and soft roll-up truck bed covers.  But we have to hand it to the soft tonneau army: there are some definite advantages.  Here are a few: Continue reading “Truxedo: 5 Advantages of a Soft Tonneau Cover”

That Big Bestop Box Under the Tree

Bestop TonneauWinter is here.  And now that you know how to drive in it, saving the day for everyone, you’ll need to consider how to take care of your truck in winter’s cold, snowy midst.  How about a tonneau cover?  It’s a big, heavy duty lid that turns your truck bed into a safe, moisture-free trunk.  You can finally haul dry cargo instead of a full load of wet snow.
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Cargo Management: Avoiding Pain in the Rear

Managing your cargo can be a pain.  For Pickups, there are a lot of options to choose from to help keep your cargo organized.Managing the cargo in the bed of your truck can be a real pain in the rear (pun intended). Cargo can slide and become difficult to reach, it hurts your knees to crawl across the bed to retrieve items and cargo in an open truck bed is an invitation for both theft and weather damage. We have good news–each of these issues is easily resolved by a number of readily available accessories for your truck. Continue reading “Cargo Management: Avoiding Pain in the Rear”

All About Tonneau Covers

If you drive a truck, a tonneau cover should be high on your list of desired accessories. Tonneau covers fit over the bed of a pickup truck and are available in a wide range of materials and styles. In addition to looking great, tonneaus offer a number of benefits for anybody that drives a pick-up. Continue reading “All About Tonneau Covers”