Peter: Okay. The quality of Retrax is far better than any brand cover I’ve used. NJMOPAR Senior Member Supporting Member. Looking for affordable security in a retractable. Though different products, the RetraxPRO and GatorTrax MX tonneau covers have many shared benefits. I have it to a managable level now, but I wish I had gone with the retrax which handles the water better. We offer both brands and also offer great pricing on them! 1; 2; 3; Next. © Copyright 2019, 5thGenRams.com All Rights Reserved. To me, after a LOT of research, these two covers are the best out there. I have been searching for a replacement to my Extang Black Max. I'm on the fence between the retrax and the roll-n-lock bed covers. I’ve had both covers, the first rolling cover was a Roll n Lock, it was ok. My buddy's Retrax rolls a little easier when closing the cover. I really wanted to see the retrax in person. The Retrax i believe is 10" x 10". Jul 5, 2016 at 5:22 AM #1 #1. I read all the reviews and comparison threads on here regarding the roll covers. This design incorporates automotive grade weather strip to help keep water, snow, ice and dust out of the bed. Pace Edwards vs. Retrax vs. Roll-N-Lock vs. etc. Roll-N-Lock LG221M Locking Retractable M-Series ... Retrax offers two upgraded versions of the RetraxONE MX, the RetraxONE XR and the PowertraxONE MX. Retrax Vs Roll-n-lock. I've had mine for over a year and am thoroughly satisfied. The Retrax and I … colinb17, Oct 29, 2013 #6. The roll-n-lock is a solid product. Hope it helps! tundrasolutions.com is not in any way affiliated with Toyota Motor Company. I searched around TS for a while and people seem to be very happy with both brands. Neither are what I would consider waterproof, especially compared to a hard tonneau cover. Has anyone seen both the retrax and roll-n-lock in person? https://www.truckcoversusa.com/american-roll-cover/, RetraxPRO MX retractable Premium Aluminum Series cover. Tools and utensils, carriages, carts, blades and axle for waterwheels, homes, sheds, weaving gear, cuckoo clocks, are usually made of wood. The quality of Retrax is far better than any brand cover I’ve used. We are not affiliated with FCA in any way and makes no claim regarding the accuracy of the information presented on this site. I did however feel that the roll-n-lock looked stronger than the retrax and I liked the feature of the tailgate lock with the roll-n-lock. Roll-N-Lock M-Series is the most advanced retractable truck bed cover made, has redefined the rules for truck bed security. Seems like a sturdy product. I have not seen that Retrax makes anything like this. Founded in 1996, Retrax strives for excellence in design, development, and manufacturing in the retractable truck bed cover market. The Retrax (so far)is almost completely dry except when I use a high pressure car wash spray directly at the tailgate seal. Went with retrax. This warranty is to the original owner and is non-transferable. Retrax. Content on tundrasolutions.com is generated by its users. RetraxPRO vs GatorTrax MX Tonneau Cover Comparison. Toyota Tundra Owner: I've got a Toyota Tundra, crew cab, five and a half foot bed. They fit above the bed utility rails. About Roll-N-Lock Tonneau Covers . What did you think between the two? I have been in contact with Luke from Truck Alterations and has given me info on my preferences. There are 4 of these clamps on each side. RETRAX ROLL-N-LOCK® No complaints in that time. RETRAX No reel or spring. Let us know if we can help. Operator must walk the length of the truck bed to open or close. Roll-N-Lock vs. Rollbak Tonneau Covers. You are using an out of date browser. What did you think between the two? I went to a shop and checked out the roll-n-cover. Roll-N-Lock actually has a great installation video on their website for the cover. I know that the Roll N Lock makes a truck bed divider that is adjustable that is made specifically for their retractable tonneau cover and will accomplish that. (Another reason I chose the Retrax.) I looked at Roll and Lock and Retrax. Age: 64 Posts: 1,150 $1300ish plus a backrack/tonneau hardware. I'd be interested in helping someone source vendors. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Cant go wrong with either the Roll N Lock or Retrax, both are quality units. If you do I would be interested in the group buy. I see that you've got the M series, the A series and the E … as a result of heavy objects sliding around the bed. I have been on the fence for a long time on whether I should get one or not. Thinking about doing the lower and fender flares but with either the granite color or black as per your Ram, not sure. Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by TheGunSlinger, Jul 5, 2016. JavaScript is disabled. Roll-N-Lock makes every effort to assure that its products meet high quality and durability standards to the original retail consumer/purchaser of our products that each product be free from defects in materials and workmanship. The RextraxONE XR combines everything that is the RetraxONE MX with an integrated Trax Rail System. I think Retrax is a much better cover and they stand behind their products. Anyone have experiences with either/both? I did a lot of research and bought a Roll'n Lock. Do the roll n lock or TRuck Covers USA. We sell a ton of the Retrax covers and our customers love them. From its retractable function, which permits opening or closing in seconds, to its rigid, vinyl-over-aluminum laminated construction, this retractable truck bed cover is secure. So in closing, my Roll N Lock served me well for almost 10 years and I can't say one thing bad about it, I loved it. The first cover I bought was a roll n lock, I kept that truck for 3+ years and it was an "ok" cover but not near the quality of a Retrax. I’ve had both covers, the first rolling cover was a Roll n Lock, it was ok. 5thGenRams is the goto site for all the latest 5th Generation Ram 1500 and Heavy duty information. Retrax One vs. Pace Edwards Jackrabbit. From its retractable function, which permits opening or closing in literally seconds, to its rigid, extruded aluminum construction, a Roll-N-Lock tonneau cover offers everything other tonneau covers do not. Aug 7, 2020 at 8:44 AM #9. I didn't love how much space the Retrax Pro MX canister took up on the 5 1/2' bed. it had a lock, and paired with a tailgate lock, i had waterproof, lockable storage. I have a roll n lock as well. My only disappointment is that the roll n lock or Mopar bed divider made by roll and lock is not compatible due to clamp locations and how the bed divder has to install its own rails onto the factory bed utility group rails. Has anyone seen both the retrax and roll-n-lock in person? I preferred it over the retrax because I could set stuff on top and not worry about scratching the finish. It may not display this or other websites correctly. Running my rolling lock through a car wash to see what happens. I went to a shop and checked out the roll-n-cover. I would recommend the aluminum slats rather than the plastic or lexan. on a 5'6" bed every inch counts. ROLL-N-LOCK® Heavy duty torsion spring automatically retracts the cover in seconds. Register a free account today to become a member! Roll•N•Lock® | 1-800-952-7655 | www.rollnlock.com 3 Roll•N•Lock® M-Series™ vs. RetraxONE™ 9" 14" Retrax Universal no-drill clamps Roll•N•Lock® Application specifi c no-drill clamps Roll•N•Lock® Compact 7¼" housing depth leaves more room for storage Retrax 11½" housing depth Housing Depth Track Clamps Roll•N•Lock® Very easy to work with those guys. Roll n Lock- (A model) is secure, can’t carry weight, allows whole bed access quickly and “meh” on water leaking. I'm on the fence between the retrax and the roll-n-lock bed covers. Home / Portal Axles / Retrax Vs Roll N Lock. Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox! bejotok Portal Axles September 06th, 2019 - 15:03:49 Wood is put to good use among the mountain people. I won't jump up and down like a ninny, but I do like it. I can't personally speak on the Retrax. Anyone know where I can see one in So Cal Orange County area ? I would be interested in a group buy also. Tundra Solutions Forum - the best community to talk, mods, price, repair and research your Toyota! SPEED OF OPERATION ROLL-N-LOCK® Cargo Bumper prevents damage No cargo bumper or protective barrier. Might be Interested in retrax group buy... thought i would bump this thread. I have been looking at Foldacover although the Paragon seems to be a bit more convient to remove and is priced approximatley the same. I've been waiting for a group buy for awhile. I do consider the "no drilling" advertising ploy by these vendors to be pretty strange as a couple sheet metal screws and/or nuts and bolts through the rails is very simple, and provides for a much better (and stronger) rail mounting system. I can agree with all said above but I hate the leaks. Gator Covers is well known for its quality … Prev. And I would highly recommend watching the video before installation as the instructions provided are pictures without text explanations and I could see them being confusing to someone who hasn't watched the video. Luke from Truck Alterations made my decision easy with his knowledge on bed covers. I didn’t like how the retrax is all manual, you have to physically push it back. Is there still interest? He is knowledgeable, quick to respond and no games played with pricing. I tried a Retrax on my next truck and have had Retrax on my next three truck. I need a heads up comparison between these two. Also I dunno if the retrax I saw has something wrong with it but it wasn’t easy to push back, kept getting stuck. Roll-N-Lock® is the most rugged, versatile, and secure truck bed cover in the world. looking to get a the retrax as well and would be interested in a group buy if someone is interested in setting another one up. The Retrax cover is shiny, while the Roll-N-Lock is more of a non-reflective matte finish. I would buy another Retrax. ($400?+/-) Apples to oranges in many ways Opinions? Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015) ... and offered a lot more security than the soft equivelants. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The Retrax seems to do better job of keeping water out of the bed. Group buy??? Cmerkert Ram Guru. I tried a Retrax on my next truck and have had Retrax on my next three truck. I wasn’t too thrilled about the vinyl top. I may even drill through the rails and bed channel, and put some lock-tighted nuts and bolts through them as even extra insurance. I guess I am just waiting for a one day sale on subscriptions. The Paragon unit looks promising, Pricewise it's worth considering. I'm on my third Retrax cover. Retrax also stands behind their product, i had an issue with one cover after the warranty had expired and they replaced the rolling insert. My main reason for going with the Roll-N-Lock is that the canister is 7.25" x 7.25". Plus it's hard to beat their prices when compared to other sites. Truck looks great and I like the cover. I also chose Retrax because of the quality and security. I would suggest running 6 or so sheet metal screws through the rail and box channel on each side, in addition to the suspect clamps, as insurance against the rails settling downward, making the back of the cover interfere with the tailgate over time. 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The canister on the retrax is a lot smaller than the roll-n-lock allowing the bed trunk to probably open up more. The Line-X place in Simi Valley is the closest one to Orange County that has the retrax bed cover. They may cost a bit more, but a Roll-N-Lock Tonneau Cover is an investment in the future of your truck. Toyota Tundra Owner: I just received an email from you about a Roll-N-Lock cover. I ended up buying the Truck Covers USA brand. Retrax The patented Retrax low-profile design uses a front cover that is flush with the rolling cover; this streamlines the overall appearance and provides a firm, dependable seal to help keep the bed dry. I have missed the last 2 due to vacations. JavaScript is disabled. No issues with the vinyl fading or cracking but I park in the garage and only had it for a couple years. The Roll-N-Lock latches positively in four positions, including fully closed. The Roll-N-Lock … My second choice was the Pace Edwards Full Metal Jack Rabbit, but it's a bit more expensive than the Retrax. The Roll-N-Lock appears to be a very good cover, so you should be well satisfied if this is the one you choose. ... and had a Retrax Pro MX on my last truck. Retrax vs. Roll-N-Lock Tonneau Covers. I just installed the Roll-n-Lock on my 2001 Access Cab Tundra. But you pay for both.. I searched around TS for a while and people seem to be very happy with both brands. His name comes up often on the 5th gen forum and all are positive. Had an issue with a small broken piece when shipment came in but they took care of it without any questions and had replacement parts shipped next day. I wasn’t too thrilled about the vinyl top. The Roll-N-Lock M-Series has a 3 year limited warranty. Tailgate works independently of the cover The cover features flush-mounted lock handle which is placed near the cab to give easy access to the cargo when opening or closing the cover. So the few inches of extra usable bed length and space under the canister is what sold me. Both covers are made in the USA, and differences include finish type and warranties. Gator Covers GatorTrax Retractable Tonneau Cover. I had it maybe 2 years before selling the truck. Our comparison will help you decide which cover will best fit … RETRAX tonneau covers can be latched or key locked in any position. Thanks for joining us! I have tried all kinds of things to get it to stop leaking and it just won't do it. Founded in 1996, Retrax has been a well-known automotive accessories manufacturer due to its high standards of quality and versatility. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 40 of 51 Posts. The company expanded over the past two decades to efficiently create high-quality power/electric & manual hard retractable truck bed covers. Had a roll n lock for a couple years. You must log in or register to reply here. 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