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Pace Edwards Bedlocker Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover w/ Explorer Series Rails - Electric - Aluminum

Pace Edwards Bedlocker Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover w/ Explorer Series Rails - Electric - Aluminum

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Retractable tonneau cover has rails with T-slots so you can add a ladder rack or roof rack. Remote opens and closes cover in under 30 seconds. Cover locks at any point along rails. Aluminum panels with silicon hinges offer superior water resistance. Lowest Prices for the best tonneau covers from Pace Edwards. Pace Edwards Bedlocker Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover w/ Explorer Series Rails - Electric - Aluminum part number 311-BED77A01 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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Pace Edwards Tonneau Covers - 311-BED77A01

  • Retractable Tonneau
  • Rack Compatible
  • Pace Edwards
  • Hard Tonneau
  • Matte Black
  • Powered Tonneau
  • Flush Profile - Inside Bed Rails
  • Opens at Tailgate
  • Aluminum

Retractable tonneau cover has rails with T-slots so you can add a ladder rack or roof rack. Remote opens and closes cover in under 30 seconds. Cover locks at any point along rails. Aluminum panels with silicon hinges offer superior water resistance.


  • Custom-fit, electric tonneau cover protects your cargo and your vehicle's bed from the elements
    • Fits over most 5th-wheel trailer hitches
  • Explorer Series rails with T-slots let you add a ladder rack or roof rack
    • Adjust your ladder rack or roof rack at any point along T-slots to haul different types of cargo
    • Compatible with Pace Edwards Utility Rig and Contractor Rig ladder racks (sold separately)
  • Retractable design offers full bed access without removing cover
    • Stored cover won't restrict rear window visibility
  • Remote lets you open and close cover in less than 30 seconds
    • Electro-magnetic brake stops and locks cover at any point along the rails
    • Closed cover secures truck bed when used in conjunction with locked tailgate
    • Manual override release lever on canister lets you operate cover if power is lost
    • Optional manual switch (sold separately) mounts in the cab or at tailgate
    • 2 Key fobs included
  • Canister protects retracted cover from the elements
    • Angled design allows for maximum useable cargo space in bed
    • Drain tubes funnel water from canister out through holes in truck bed floor
  • Low-profile cover sits inside truck bed rails for a flush look
    • Aerodynamic style reduces wind drag and helps to improve gas mileage
  • Durable, black powder coated aluminum panels and rails resist corrosion
  • Weather-resistant silicon hinges provide tight seal between panels
  • Weather-barrier seal keeps dirt and water out of truck bed
  • Easy, no-drill installation
    • Cover rails install on truck bed rails with pivot-arm clamps
    • Canister attaches to cover rails at cab
    • Electric motor wires directly to your vehicle's battery
  • Canister dimensions: 12" tall x 10-1/4" deep
  • Made in the USA
  • 3-Year warranty

The Bedlocker retractable tonneau cover with Explorer Series rails lets you add a ladder rack or roof rack to carry cargo above your bed without interrupting the cover's function. This electric cover opens and closes easily with a key fob remote, and it can stop and lock anywhere along the bed to provide custom protection for your cargo. Heavy-duty aluminum panels with weather-resistant silicon hinges keep water and debris out of your truck bed, and they help to protect your cargo from theft. The low-profile cover also installs easily without drilling.

Retractable with Remote

Bedlocker truck bed cover

This electric, retractable tonneau cover is powered by a motor that wires directly to your vehicle's battery. The included key fob remote activates the motor and allows you to open or close the cover in under 30 seconds. An electro-magnetic brake stops and locks the cover at any point along the rails for customized cargo protection.Press the Open button on the remote to retract the cover into the canister. Simply release the button to trigger the electro-magnetic brake and lock the cover in at the desired position. Press the Closed button to deploy the cover. There is an optional manual switch available (sold separately) that allows you to operate the cover from the cab of your truck or at the tailgate.

A manual release is located on the canister in case of remote control or power failure. Simply pull out the manual release lever, and engage the kickstand behind it. This allows you to deploy and retract the cover by hand until power is restored to your vehicle.

Explorer Series Rails

The Explorer Series rails include T-slots that allow you to mount accessories directly to the cover. This enables you to install a ladder rack or roof rack on the rails and carry cargo above the bed without interfering with the operation of the cover. The T-slots also run the length of the side rails so you can position your ladder rack or roof rack as needed to accommodate different sized loads. The rails are compatible with Pace Edwards Utility Rig and Contractor Rig ladder racks (sold separately).

Angled Canister

Bedlocker Angled Canister

The cover retracts into a compact, angled canister located at the front of your truck bed. This canister protects the retracted cover from the elements, and with the cover stored in the canister you'll have unrestricted visibility out of your rear window. The angled design of the canister also allows for maximum clearance for your tools and cargo so there is no need to remove the cover to haul cargo.

Water-Management System

The Bedlocker rails feature a water management system that channels excess water into the canister. This prevents water from getting into your bed or freezing in your tonneau cover rails during cold temperatures. Drain tubes attached to the bottom of the canister remove water through the OE drain holes in the floor of your truck bed.

Flush-Mount Design

The Bedlocker side rails mount level with your truck bed rails for a flush appearance. This flush-mount design is aerodynamic to reduce wind drag, and it helps to improve gas mileage when the cover is closed. Even with the flush-mount design, the cover fits over most fifth-wheel trailer hitches. Note: The highest point of the fifth-wheel hitch must be at least 2" below the bed rails.

Heavy-Duty Construction

Bedlocker aluminum panels

The cover is constructed of interlocking aluminum panels with a black powder coat finish. A silicon weather hinge creates a tight seal between each panel to prevent water and dirt from entering the truck bed. A barrier seal at the tailgate prevents water from entering truck bed through the rear. The rails are constructed of extruded aluminum with a black powder coat finish.


The Bedlocker provides excellent protection for your cargo when used in conjunction with a closed and locked tailgate. The durable aluminum panels are better at preventing theft when compared with soft covers that can be cut or punctured with a knife. The panels are also more effective at preventing theft than tri-fold hard tonneau cover because the panels cannot be pried open at any point along the rails.

No-Drill Installation

To install the cover, place the canister on a support at the bulkhead of the truck. Run the wiring harness from the canister to your vehicle's battery. Do not connect the harness to your battery until the rest of the installation is complete.

Bedlocker aluminum panels

Attach the rails to the canister, then secure the rails to your truck bed side rails using 2 clamps per side. Slide the clamp onto the rail, flip the pivot arm up so it is under the bed rail lip, and tighten the clamp in place. Shims are included for trucks with tapered beds.

Bedlocker SpeedClamp

Each clamp at the tailgate end of the rails has a supplemental kickstand to help level the rails and prevent overtightening during installation. To install the kickstand, simply slide it into the grip handle at the bottom of the clamp. Rotate the kickstand so the foot rests squarely against the side wall of the truck bed, and tighten in place. Once the kickstands are installed, attach the drain tubes to the canister and route each tube out of the OEM drain holes in the floor of your truck bed. Complete the installation by mounting the top cover plate over the canister and connecting the wiring harness to the battery.

BED77A01 Pace Edwards Bed Locker - Electric Truck Bed Cover with Explorer Series Rails - Retractable - Aluminum - Black

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Video Transcript for Pace Edwards Bedlocker Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover Review

Colin: Hi, everyone. It's Colin here at etrailer. Today, we're going to take a look at Pace-Edwards' line of retractable hard tonneau covers. Now, as you can see, it's working right now. This is a really high-quality cover. It's got an electrical motor where we can just open it and close it at the touch of button with included remotes.Now, like I said, this is going to a very high-quality cover.

Just being able to open and close your cover at the touch of a button is a really convenient feature. We no longer have to undo a latch when we open up our tailgate and pull the cover all the way open, whether we've got a canister, maybe you got a hard roll-up cover, and you have to roll that all the way up to the cab. Even those trifold covers with the aluminum panels get heavier as it comes back.By the touch of a button, maybe your arms are full of cargo that you want to go to throw in the bed of your pickup, instead of having to set all that down and then open up your cover till we get it all in, all you got to do is reach in your pocket, press the open button on your remote. Your cover is going to open up. Now you can access your truck bed.

You don't even have to open up the tailgate either if you just want to grab something out.You know what's nice about that is if you have loads that are going to be propped up on your tailgate instead of keeping it open, you could just go ahead and close your cover up to the point where it's going to make contact with the box. Right before it does, we'll just click the open button to stop it. You can actually travel with it in this position.Now, a couple of things that I really like about this cover, besides fact that I can open it with a touch of a button, it's a hard cover. So, you can see we've got really durable aluminum slats, making the cover very rigid and tough. It's going to help deter theft.

It's also going to have a very low profile look to it. It's not one of those covers that's going to stick 1", maybe 1-1/2", above your truck bed. At it's tallest points, we're barely at 1/2" right here. So, you're really not even going to notice it when you're looking out your rearview mirror. It's also going to help improve your fuel economy.Another thing that's great about it is that you're no losing any of that visibility when you want to open up your cover.

So, as we open it up, with a hard roll-up cover, you would roll that all the way up to your window right here, but that would be taking up about half that visibility. So, I won't be able to see everything that's behind you. Whereas with our canister option fully open, we have access to our truck bed, and we're not losing any visibility.Now, what you do want to keep in mind, though, is that the canister is taking up some space on the inside of your truck bed. However, you can see underneath, there's still space to store stuff as long as you're not making contact with those drain tubes. So, you got some smaller toolboxes, maybe some boots that you want to throw underneath the canister, you have that option, so you can use that space.This is going to come with two drain tubes so that if any water would we're to build up inside your canister, it has an option to drain out without going on the inside of your truck bed.Now, we've got our power cord ready here. We have our connection made. We just have a cord coming out of our canister from the motor. Then our cord right here, we have run through our stay-pocket hole. It goes down to the frame of our truck. We ran it up to our engine bay, and then ran it over to our battery to draw that power.Now, there's also a cord right here. This is an optional switch that you're going to install on the inside your truck. So, if you're on the inside, you know that you're going to have to access your truck bed and you need that tonneau cover open, you can just flip that switch inside your truck bed, and then it's be open when you get out of your truck to utilize that truck bed space.We have two clamps on each side rail making sure our tonneau cover's side rails stay secure against our truck bed. What's nice is that our rear clamps actually include this kickstand right here to make sure that the back of our cover right here stays level with the front. That ensures that our cover is operating smoothly, and it's not going to grind inside the rails.The entire cover, including our cap right here and our side rails, is a really nice matte black powder coat finish that offers a really stylish look to add to your truck. It's also going to help and resist that rust and corrosion. So, it's going to be around a long time.We do have a nice weather seal on the back of the cover. Right here, it's making contact with our tailgate, so it's going to help ensure that the elements stay out of your truck bed. That combined with the toughness of and the durability of the cover, it's going to help your contents protected.There is a manual override switch right here. All we got to do is pull up this lever. That will disengage the motor, and we just property it up. This is handy for times where maybe your battery has died and you need to open up your cover. You just pull that switch up and then close it or open it manually.Now, our truck right here is already equipped for some lights to be able to illuminate the bed of our pickup in case we don't want to open up the cover. However, if your truck does not have that, we got other options available here at etrailer if you just want to throw up a couple of lights. That way when you open up your tailgate, you can just turn them on, and you got vision inside the bed of your pickup.Overall, thing's a really nice cover from Pace-Edwards. We got another electrical retractable tonneau cover on website. Its' from Retrax. inaudible 00:05:05 just kind of compare them. They both operate, obviously, with the remote where you can open and close it with a touch of a button.The one thing I will stay about the Retrax that's a little nicer is that they have a spiral track system on the inside of their canister. So, when the cover is opening, it doesn't roll up on itself. It has its own little canister where it rolls up. It stays in that spiral system to where it's not going contact with itself while it's in the canister.The Pace-Edwards, it does just roll up on itself. However, there's really not too much worry about with it. It's not really going to damage itself at all.Now, one thing that nice about the Pace-Edwards is that one, it's more economical. It's going to be a little bit more affordable. Like I pointed out earlier, I like how we have these kickstand clamps right here to make sure that our cover stays level, especially our side rails right here. It's going to ensure that our cover operates smoothly throughout it opening and closing.Well, I appreciate you all for watching, and I hope this information helps you out. That will do it for our look at the line of Pace-Edwards hard retractable tonneau covers.

Customer Reviews

Pace Edwards Bedlocker Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover w/ Explorer Series Rails - Electric - Aluminum - 311-BED77A01

Average Customer Rating:  4.0 out of 5 stars   (1 Customer Reviews)

Retractable tonneau cover has rails with T-slots so you can add a ladder rack or roof rack. Remote opens and closes cover in under 30 seconds. Cover locks at any point along rails. Aluminum panels with silicon hinges offer superior water resistance.


Review from a similar Pace Edwards BedLocker Tonneau Cover w Explorer Rails in Tonneau Covers

This makes everything in your bed, safe and dry.
The only fault I can find with it, is freezing rain. It will freeze the slats together and the only way to open it in cold weather, is a electric heater in the bed for 20 min or so, to melt the ice. The Pros of this cover greatly out weigh this one problem.

Working great. Protects everything in the bed.
Mike Q - 12/04/2020


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  • Pace Edwards Tonneau Cover and Contractor Ladder Rack Options for a 2018 Ram 1500
    That is a great question! The Pace Edwards Contractor Rig Rack Truck Bed Ladder Rack will work with a Pace Edwards tonneau cover as long as it has the Explorer Series Rails. If you have an 8' bed you can use the Full-Metal JackRabbit # 311-FED7936 with the Contractor # 311-CR6008. For a 6-1/2' bed (w/o RamBox) we have the Full-Metal JackRabbit # 311-FED7833 which works with the Contractor # 311-CR4005. Then for a 5-1/2' bed (w/o RamBox) you can use the BedLocker # 311-BED77A01 with...
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