Craftec Hatch-Style Tonneau Cover - Low Profile - Black

Craftec Hatch-Style Tonneau Cover - Low Profile - Black

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  • Craftec
  • Hatch-Style Tonneau
  • Soft Tonneau
  • Vinyl
  • Top of Bed Rails - Open Stake Pockets
  • Low Profile
  • Gloss Black
  • Opens at Tailgate
  • Tool-Free Removal
Have it all. This easy-on-your-wallet, hybrid tonneau is hard-body strong and soft-cover light. Built for looks and durability, the Craftec cover's light, aluminum frame and gas struts lend easy, 1-person operation and removal. Lowest Prices for the best tonneau covers from Craftec. Craftec Hatch-Style Tonneau Cover - Low Profile - Black part number 251734 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Craftec Tonneau Covers - 251734

Have it all. This easy-on-your-wallet, hybrid tonneau is hard-body strong and soft-cover light. Built for looks and durability, the Craftec cover's light, aluminum frame and gas struts lend easy, 1-person operation and removal.


Features:

  • Raises effortlessly on pressurized gas struts
    • Conserves time and energy - no unrolling, snaps or hook-and-loop fasteners to slow you down
  • Removes in seconds so that you can haul oversize cargo
    • Easy, 1-person, 3-step process
  • Shields and shelters your cargo
    • Safeguards against bugs, dirt and inclement weather
    • Prevents items from blowing out of your truck bed
    • Deters theft - 2 hidden metal latches in the rear of the truck bed secure cover to side rails
    • Ultra-secure when combined with a locked tailgate
  • Enhances style and improves fuel efficiency
    • Sits about 3/8" above truck bed - low-profile design
    • Boosts gas mileage by up to 10 percent by reducing wind drag
    • Gives your truck a tidy, finished look
  • Delivers rugged durability in a lightweight package
    • High-grade, UV-resistant, 18-oz soft vinyl cover
    • 3-Ply, black PVC backing resists mildew and provides a firmer underside
    • Dense foam weatherstripping on back edge for water resistance
  • Heavy-gauge aluminum hidden framework
    • Sturdy bow-and-frame construction
  • Installs easily using step-by-step instructions and standard tools
    • No drilling - frame clamps onto truck-bed side rails
  • Compatible with under-the-rail bed liners
    • Can be used with over-the-rail bed liners - cutting of liner required
  • Black color
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Limited lifetime warranty on aluminum frame
  • 3-Year limited warranty on vinyl


The hatch-style Craftec tonneau cover is sleek and simple to use, and it removes in three quick steps to give you the option of full truck-bed use.


Step 1

Lifting hatch cover

Lift hatch cover.


Step 2

Close-up of gas strut and raised cover

Using a small, flathead screwdriver, unclip the gas shocks from the truck-bed rail mounts and raise the cover.


Step 3

Cover removes for storage

Raise cover to full vertical position, then slide it out of the C-channel groove and to the side. The cover's light weight and innovative design enable you to remove it single-handed in under a minute.



Tonneau in open position

Gas struts make opening Craftec's soft vinyl tonneau practically effortless - you can even open it with one hand.
They also hold the cover upright and out of the way while you load or unload your gear.


Tonneau's aluminum frame without vinyl covering

Sturdy, heavy-gauge aluminum framing provides the tough but lightweight backbone that gives the Craftec truck-bed cover its strength.


Close-up of twist-latch securing tonneau for travel

Hidden under the back of the closed cover are two sturdy latches that rotate into place to secure the tonneau to the truck-bed rails, providing a travel-tight fit. Once you have secured the latches and locked the tailgate, the latches - and your cargo - are safely hidden away under the cover.

Close-up of vinyl cover

The 18-ounce, black vinyl cover is UV resistant, and its edges are bound for a smooth, clean look. Weatherstripping is attached to the underside of the vinyl cover, rather than to the truck bed, keeping out water and protecting the paint on your truck-bed side rails.



251734 Craftec Hatch-Style Tonneau Cover - Low Profile - Black





This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2004 - 2006 GMC Sierra 1500 - 5-1/2 Foot Bed

2007 - 2007 GMC Sierra Classic 1500 - 5-1/2 Foot Bed

2004 - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - 5-1/2 Foot Bed

2007 - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic 1500 - 5-1/2 Foot Bed

2014 - 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 5-1/2 Foot Bed

2014 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5-1/2 Foot Bed

2008 - 2013 GMC Sierra 5-1/2 Foot Bed - with Cargo Management System

2007 - 2007 GMC Sierra New Body 5-1/2 Foot Bed - with Cargo Management System

2008 - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 5-1/2 Foot Bed - with Cargo Management System

2007 - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body 5-1/2 Foot Bed - with Cargo Management System

2008 - 2013 GMC Sierra 5-1/2 Foot Bed - without Cargo Management System

2007 - 2007 GMC Sierra New Body 5-1/2 Foot Bed - without Cargo Management System

2008 - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 5-1/2 Foot Bed - without Cargo Management System

2007 - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body 5-1/2 Foot Bed - without Cargo Management System





Customer Reviews

Craftec Hatch-Style Tonneau Cover - Low Profile - Black - 251734

Average Customer Rating:  4.2 out of 5 stars   (30 Customer Reviews)

Have it all. This easy-on-your-wallet, hybrid tonneau is hard-body strong and soft-cover light. Built for looks and durability, the Craftec cover's light, aluminum frame and gas struts lend easy, 1-person operation and removal.

- 252194
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Looks great on the elcomio great prod uct. 353397



- 251138
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


This is my second Craft Tec tonneau cover and I absolutely love it!!! Couldn't be easier to remove if need be. A couple of my friends have purchased them and are equally pleased. 571522



- 252103
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


The cover went on my 1977 El Camino the original snap on cover recently died this cover looks like a great replacement and now I should not have any snow to deal with. I looked at the instructions which seemed like they could be used however I found a step by step video oline that made it real easy to install. Thank You for a great fitting tonneau bed cover. 585162



- 153113
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


It worked for the first two months, then kept flying off... The last time it flew off, it has a bent frame and turned cover. After a eighteen wheeler ran over it... So I rated it as POOR, you got your money and I got no Tonneau Cover. " THANKS" !!! 429473



- 554119
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Amazing for the price. The low profile looks very clean. It's a bit tricky to put together, but the parts are good quality. Very pleased with the results. 39777



- 251298
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Great fit, easy to remove when necessary, looks great. 690316



- 153923
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Love the cover. After some minor modifications it's great. Modification #1: put some screws vertically and horizontally through the bracket that stays fastened to the bed. Double sided tape will NOT hold it together. Modification #2: before installation, call craftech and get 20lb shocks. The pair of 40lbs that come with it are waaaayyyyy too heavy. I bent my cover trying to close it with them on. Lastly, the bows could stand to have a little more "bow" to them. But overall it is an awesome cover and so far craftech has taken care of anything I have needed. It's exactly what I wanted. 657877



- 153113
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Very happy with the performance one year later. 615124



- 153923
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Does the job! Easy to remove too. 584584



- 251918
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


In general I am quite pleased with this product. It was relatively inexpensive and I was able to assemble and install by myself. It has held up well over a period of one year. My only disappointment is the fact that it does not fit between the stake holes as it was discribed. It covers each hole halfway 569507



- 654517
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


cover is weathering well and has no rips or tears 564867



- 252198
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


The cover fits great and looks good, we have had it on for a year now and still looks and works like it is new. The only complaint is the assembly instructions. Very hard to follow had to call several times for technical assistance. Even took it to a friend who runs an auto repair shop for help, and they agreed instructions were poorly written. Priced well and good quality product. 501024



- 651734
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


I love it, what else could I say! 489784


Comments

love it works great

Kenneth D - 03/27/2019

51066

- 151127
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


The cover fits very well and was simple to install. It keeps the bed of my truck super clean and is easy to open to access anything in the bed. 480391



- 251198
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


It looks nice and is light weight. But it always comes loose in the back. the handles will not stay tight and if you tighten them it bends the frame. So I use bunggy cords to hold it down. 480145



- 251118
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Great cover. Keeps tools dry, easy to open and close. 476317



- 251918
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Nice product and well-designed but if you're not good at assembling a rather complicated frame, I think you should pass on this or know a friend that is willing to spend a few hours putting it together 466032



- 251185
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


This bed cover is holding up excellent and looks as good as it did the first day. My gas filler is inside the bed this tilt up is God sent item that saves me a ton of time. I have always had a snap button cover before. Now it is a simple 30 second job. 463145



- 251138
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Used on a 2016 Chevy Silverado The cover is very good, not perfect. I get a little bit of water at the front corners of the bed. I think it may be due to the design; the corners of the cover are not completely flush with the frame. The gasket is in place but there is not enough down pressure at the corner to keep it tight enough to prevent seepage. Also the wind as you drive may force the corner of the cover up slightly. Not a huge deal; I may just put a small piece of electrical tape at the corner and no one will notice. Not worth returning the cover over. The other thing I want to mention is how hard it is to put the frame together. The instructions and diagrams are not very clear. It took around 4 hours to get the frame built and the cover fitted. Again, the issue is not insurmountable. Just don't expect to have the cover in place in 20-30 minutes or whatever time it is they advertise. 443263



- 153731
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It broke while my brother and I were assembling it. Returned it for a refund. Best bet - buy a good one. 431576



- 253926
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THE BEST 325228



- 551137
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Poor fit for my 2013 tundra, flies up while going down highway. Not watertight. Excellent purchase experience through etrailer as usual. However, i would not recommend the product to a friend. 315491



- 251138
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Love my bed cover, I've had it for over a year now and it works perfectly! 285685


Comments

I actually recently sold my 2009 GMC but I will definitely be buying another Craftec cover soon! Best tonneau cover out there!!

Ben M - 08/19/2017

27356

- 253731
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Very happy with product. This is the second cover I have put on a truck. 271912


Comments

Its doing fine. I would still recommend it to anyone.

David D - 07/14/2017

26095

- 153113
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


I like my Tonneau Cover. I go fishing up north 4 or5 times a year and it keeps things dry and out of sight. And I can sleep under it if I need to. It is great for hiding packages when shopping. Easy to put on and off ( I take it off when heavy snow is expected so it will not cave in. We can get several inches of wet, heavy snow in a few hours. And it needs to come off to carry taller items in the bed.) Had to move my top bed rails out to make them both fit, but I like the way it looks. Definately one of my better purchases. 266970



- 151927
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Was shipped promptly and packaged well. The instructions were good and I was very pleased with quality of the toneau cover and it fit well. 258247



- 252198
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


The assembly instructions were easy to follow. I assembled cover on my carpeted living room floor, installed the brackets, and it fit my 1972 SS El Camino perfectly. Very light weight, takes 2 people to install, but I can take it off myself. Have had it on the car for a year now, with no problems. I use high UV boat seat protectant to shine it up for car shows. protects and beautifys. Highly recommend, and 10 times lighter than a fiberglass hard cover. 250849



- 654517
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


very nice product ,good directions , but online video ever so important . quick delivery , nice looking product. 213886



- 252734
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


Bed cover is not leak proof 70749



- 252734
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Review from a similar Craftec Hatch Style in Tonneau Covers


The cover shipped quickly. I believe it was 2 days after ordering it was at my door. This cover was very easy to piece together and install onto my 2010 Colorado Quad cab. Definately well worth the price!! Not only does the product fit my truck perfectly, it also looks good too. The ability to lock the cover from the interior of the bed is a huge bonus when trying to keep your items safe. If you are looking for a cover to purchase I highly recommend this one. 51975


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