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Old 04-23-2013, 08:51 PM   #11
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Thank you all so much for the information! Sounds as if Extang is a lot like FR in as much as it stands by its warranty - regardless of it being a second owner problem. Now, my question is: can the extang be installed by the average FROG?
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:13 PM   #12
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There are different types. The extang encore is very simple to install. Go to their web site and they have installation videos...
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:24 PM   #13
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I have a RetraxPro hardtop roll up cover. I have nothing but good to say about it (even with having issues of it leaking water thru- they replaced it under warranty).

Not what the OP asked, of course. :-)
I have the Retrax Pro as well. Just love it! Nothing flips up to block your view if you have a 5er. Mine doesn't leak and looks great. Will post a picture for you in a bit.

It was the only retractable that has sealed ball bearing rollers. It is very smooth to operate. Not cheap but great quality. Also made in the USA!!!!!
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:24 PM   #14
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Encore! Encore!

I visited the Extang web site, then found reviews. There wasn't a single nay sayer. I also learned how that one "manages" the water. I'll call around to dealers in Austin Wednesday.
Some of us FROG's may not be quite stable. But when it comes to helping, we all pitch in! Thanks!
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:32 AM   #15
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My Extang just had 2 thumbscrews at the front to install and remove. Very easy. My BakFlip has two bolts at the front. But I had to install rails down the side also. But still simple to remove and install. I just haven't had a need to remove it since it folds all the way up.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:10 AM   #17
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I bought a tri fold cover from tonnopro.com . I was a little worried at first because it was one of the least expensive ones that I found. I've had it 2 years now and it's awesome. Super easy install! Check them out.
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We have a tonnopro and the thing is awesome
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:45 AM   #19
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Recently purchased a Fold-a-Cover. What sold me on it was the ability to lock and that I have more room for my 5'er (it's 4 panels instead of 3 like most the other hard covers I looked at)
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:12 PM   #20
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I'm on my second Extang trifold (changed to a long box truck so had to get another) and I just LOVE it. I had an issue last year whereby I forgot to clip it down and the wind busted a few parts. I called Extang and told them it was my fault and they shipped me the parts free of charge anyway. Hard to beat that level of CS.
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