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Had a roll up truxedo. Leaked dust. Never noticed water. I’d get one for my current truck but I chose having a weather guard toolbox instead. Felt like that would give me more use.

hopefully get a bed liner in my truck though by the end of the year. That’s on my wish list.
 

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I currently have a flex tri-fold hard cover. It's nice that it fits flush. I have also had an extang that sat on top of the bed. I actually liked the extang better because it was quicker to take off but what I really liked about it was that I could walk on it.
 

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How do the folding hard covers secure stuff in the bed if you do not have a lock on the tail gate?

Most any truck made in the past 25 years has a locking tailgate. But if it doesnt, there are a few options, most trucks you can get a locking latch for, it either replaces the factory latch, a flip kit that places the latch in the bed and has a filler panel that fits where the latch was, a locking cover for the factory latch, or the one piece fiberglass covers that actually fit over the bed rails and tailgate, they lock and the edge of the cover prevents the gate from opening.
 

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I have a Leer Fiberglass hard Tonneau on my Ram 2500. IT works well makes the truck look fantastic but in the end i wish I would have gone with the Full Leer/Snugtop shell. Cab High model. THey do look great and have more utility than the Tonneau I have. What is your wife wanting in a cover? What use in particular?
 

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I’m going to offer my bastard solution. If you don’t need a ton of storage space why not bolt a small ridged job box to the floor? More secure and you keep most of the bed available?
 

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I’ve got a Truxedo LoPro roll up and the matching tool box that hangs off the cover rails.

It isn’t waterproof. The box is completely weatherproof however. I you want something out of the the box you have to roll the cover back, but hey, it is what it is.

Dust proof? Water tight? lol, no. But it beats the hell outa nothing, and I think it looks really sharp on the truck.

I might do a fold up hard cover next time, but I’ll never have a topper. If I wanted an SUV, I wouldn’t have sold my Yukon.

I’ve had gear & guns back there for 2 day drives thru all types of weather. Nothing ever got soaked.
 

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My current and previous truck had the Pace Edwards full metal Jack Rabbit cover. It rolls into a cannister at the front of the bed. My next truck will have one as well.

They are not water proof, there is a small amount of water that will get in the bed at the back in heavy rains. The cannister consumes some of the bed space at the front/top.

I looked at the fold back covers before I bought a second roll back, really didn't like them folding against the back of the cab although I liked the price better.

I order them online, and install them myself, they are super easy to install.
 

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I put a Roll n Lock on my Tacoma. I like it pretty well. Leaks a little water but not very much. Dust is more of a problem. It's great for traveling with luggage and fishing stuff. Locks to the tail gate. Prevents opening the tail gate which I like. Its held up really well for some years. Cost plenty though. All the solutions involve some kind of compromise.
 
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