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Pace Edwards Switchblade Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum and Vinyl - Black

Pace Edwards Switchblade Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum and Vinyl - Black

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You can install this retractable, hard tonneau cover on your vehicle in about 10 minutes, and you can completely remove it just as quickly for full bed access. Aluminum and vinyl deck has strength of a hard cover and seamless look of a soft cover. Great Prices for the best tonneau covers from Pace Edwards. Pace Edwards Switchblade Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum and Vinyl - Black part number 311-SWC3250 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Pace Edwards Tonneau Covers - 311-SWC3250

  • Retractable Tonneau
  • Not Rack Compatible
  • Pace Edwards
  • Hard Tonneau
  • Gloss Black
  • Manual Tonneau
  • Flush Profile - Inside Bed Rails
  • Opens at Tailgate
  • Aluminum and Vinyl

You can install this retractable, hard tonneau cover on your vehicle in about 10 minutes, and you can completely remove it just as quickly for full bed access. Aluminum and vinyl deck has strength of a hard cover and seamless look of a soft cover.


  • Custom-fit, retractable tonneau cover protects your cargo and your vehicle's bed from the elements
  • Cover can be installed or completely removed by 1 person in approximately 10 minutes
    • Requires only a wrench and screwdriver - no drilling
  • Retractable design offers easy access to your bed
    • Pinch grips underneath rear plate automatically retract cover when squeezed
    • Tension spring allows cover to open smoothly
    • Stored cover won't restrict rear window visibility
  • Integrated pull strap lets you deploy cover quickly
    • Closed cover secures truck bed when used in conjunction with locked tailgate
  • Space-saving canister protects retracted cover from the elements to extend life of cover
    • Compact, angled design allows for maximum useable cargo space in bed
    • Drain tubes funnel water from canister out through hole 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
  • Black vinyl fabric bonded to rigid aluminum panels offers a seamless, stylish look
  • Weather-resistant materials keep water and debris from entering the truck bed
    • Foam seal installs under rails and canister at bulkhead
    • Large seal at the rear of the bed closes the gap between the cover and tailgate
  • Made in the USA


  • Canister dimensions: 9-1/4" tall x 9-3/4" deep
  • 1-Year warranty

The Switchblade retractable hard tonneau cover provides you with security and weather protection for your truck bed, easy accessibility to your cargo, and the flexibility to haul large items that require full bed capacity whenever needed. You can install the cover without assistance in approximately 10 minutes, and you can completely remove it from your vehicle's bed just as quickly. The tonneau deck is constructed of a vinyl fabric top sheet that is bonded to rigid aluminum panels, combining the seamless appearance of a soft cover with the security features of a hard cover.

Simple, 1-Person Installation

Installing Switchblade

To install the cover, set the canister on the bulkhead of your truck. Make sure that it's square with your bed. Bolt the side rails to the tabs on the canister.

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 with the twist knob. Shims are included for trucks with tapered beds.

Installing kickstand

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.

Installing top plate of Switchblade

Mount the top cover plate to the canister with the included hardware. Attach the drain tubes to the canister and route each tube out of the OEM drain holes in the floor of your bed.

To hold the pull strap off the floor of your truck bed, apply the adhesive hook-and-loop fastener strip onto the underside of a rail at your desired location.

Remove or Reinstall in 10 Minutes

After the initial installation, the tonneau cover can be completely removed or reinstalled in approximately 10 minutes. The Switchblade is great for whenever you need to haul large items that require full bed capacity from front to back and side to side. After your large haul is complete, you can easily reinstall the cover to protect your truck bed again.

Remove Switchblade for full bed access

To utilize your entire truck bed, detach the canister from the side rails by removing the bolts on either side with a wrench. Then take the side rails off your truck by removing the clamps with the same wrench. Wrap the pull-strap around the canister and use it to lift the canister off your vehicle.

Retractable Cover with Built-In Pull Strap

To retract the Switchblade, simply squeeze the pinch grips located underneath the cover near the center of the tailgate to activate a heavy-duty tension spring. The spring automatically retracts the cover into the canister at the bulkhead of your truck bed. This provides quicker, easier access to your truck bed when compared with manual retractable covers that have no spring-loaded assist.

Pull strap to deploy Switchblade

A built-in pull strap helps you extend the cover over your bed. As you pull, the tonneau will glide smoothly along tracks in the side rails until it reaches the tailgate and secures in place. You can also use the rear plate of the tonneau cover to pull it closed.

Compact, Angled Canister

Switchblade compact canister

The cover retracts into a canister located at the front of your truck bed, giving you unrestricted visibility out of your rear window. The canister also protects the stored cover from the elements. And the compact, angled design allows for maximum clearance for your tools and cargo.

Water Management System

Switchblade drain tube

The Switchblade 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

Switchblade flush-mount design

The black powder-coated side rails sit 1/8" above your truck bed rails for a flush appearance. This low-profile design is aerodynamic to reduce wind drag, and it helps to improve gas mileage when the cover is closed.

Stylish and Heavy-Duty Construction

Switchblade stylish construction

The Switchblade deck is constructed of a vinyl top layer bonded to heavy-duty aluminum slats. This ArmorTek deck looks like a soft tonneau cover with no visible seams, but has the strength and security of a hard tonneau cover. A large seal at the rear of the bed closes the gap between the cover and tailgate to create a barrier to prevent water from entering the truck bed.


Switchblade cargo security

The Switchblade provides excellent protection for your cargo when used in conjunction with a closed and locked tailgate. Both the pinch grips and pull strap are located underneath the rear plate, which makes them inaccessible when your truck bed is closed. The heavy-gauge 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 covers because the panels cannot be pried open at any point along the rails.

SWC3250 Pace Edwards Switchblade Retractable Hard Truck Cover - Aluminum and Vinyl - Black

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Video Transcript for Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Hard Tonneau Cover Review

Randy: Hey guys, it's Randy here at Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Pace Edwards line of their Switchblade tonneau covers. Now, these are available with the Armor Tech vinyl finish or with the pure powder coat metal finish. I really like the way these covers work. I've messed with quite a few of these retractable style covers, and I got to say this one was probably one of the more easy ones to get installed, and it worked right off the bat. I like the way they design these.

They're custom fit for each vehicle, all your shims and everything are generally already in place, right where you need them. And it just makes the cover so it operates really nice and smooth. We get it installed very quickly. The biggest difference you're going to see between the Switchblade and the metal Switchblade is going to be the finish.As I said, this one has that Armor Tech vinyl, which is a very high grade, very durable vinyl, and it's more of a matte finish. You'll also notice we don't have any seams that run across where aluminum slats are.

Now, if we go with the metal type, it's going to look much more like this. It's going to be a more high gloss, black, powder coat finish. You are going to have the slats as it runs across at each of the intersections. Personally, I like the metal style over the regular, just because it's all going to be the same color. I do think though, that the Armor Tech coating here is a really nice layer on top.

It's bonded directly to the aluminum. So separation isn't going to be an issue. And I think it gives it a nice look, maybe a little bit more clean even than the aluminum one that goes side to side.And I like how smooth the operation is on this one. You can see it very readily reels back in. It has a counter spring located inside of our container here.

Now, that's a self-lubricating spring, so as long as you open and close this maybe once a week, that system should work just about indefinitely. Also, when it's time to close it, we have the option of closing it from each side, of course, by hand. But I like just the strap here, being able to pull back on it. It very quickly and easily clips into place there.We can close our tailgate with the cover closed, which is a big advantage. We don't always see on some of the other ones. So whether we just need a little bit of access to get some stuff out of the back here or whether we need full bed access, I think it's going to be a really good solution for you. When working with customers, the main concern for most of them is going to be one of two when getting a tonneau cover. Either they've got a fifth wheel in the bed of their truck, or they keep some hunting gear, keep some tools back there and you need security. So the reason I like this cover is there's a couple of levers in the back, which will show you. You can't get to them without your tailgate being open. So as long as you have a locking tailgate, security's not going to be an issue at all.The other thing's going to be for protection. Again, maybe you've got a fifth wheel back there, you've got more sensitive items. And I don't like my hunting gear getting wet and getting snowed on and things like that. So by having a system like this, it's going to keep that protected. It's going to keep the elements out of there for the most part. I mean, no tonneau cover is going to be 100% waterproof, but for the most part, everything's covered. They've got a real nice seal system set up all the way along the edge here. We're going to have a seal, and it's nice and flexible. It's not as stiff as what I've seen on some of the other ones. It really contours right along with the cover. Same back here at our tailgate. You can see that seal's going to be nice and thick. It goes all the way across there.And then for the kind of the third level of that, each of our rails are designed with gutters that are essentially going to channel any moisture that might get in into our canister here. Now, our canister's a sealed canister, and it has drains on both sides, the driver's side and the passenger side. Those drain tubes will just route out a already existing hole generally. You might have to enlarge one. On this application, we'll show you a little trick on how you can do it without having to enlarge it. But allows that water to run down and out, so it's not getting trapped in the back of your truck causing any kind of issues with anything you might have stored in there. Now let's go back to that Armor Tech finish for just a minute. This is going to be a very high grade vinyl, and it is not just a cover that goes over the aluminum.They bonded those two portions together. So we've got our aluminum slats, which you can see pretty much at each of these lines, there's going to be an interlocking slat. So you've got a kind of a ball and joint socket. That's what allows it to roll up really easily for us. And then we've got this superior grade vinyl over the top of it, just to give a lot of protection. This gives us kind of a matte finish look. I like that look, but also they have a metal version of this as well, to where the entire thing would be aluminum. Then you'd be looking at a finish more like this, a little bit more of a high gloss finish. And it could add maybe a little bit more rugged appearance if you we're going with that vinyl cover on top. I like the way this one looks.I think the aluminum, if you're ever prone for tree branches that scrape it or anything like that, I don't think it's really going to be an issue, but you know, aluminum does tend to be a little bit more sturdy than a vinyl. So I'd keep that in mind. Now, a very comparable cover to this one is from Bak. It's the Vortrak. It does not have that Armor Tech finish available on it. It's the aluminum, more similar to the Switchblade that has the aluminum slats on it. And I don't think there's a whole lot wrong with that cover. I also like that cover. This one is just a little bit more cost effective, so I would lean towards this one over that one, but it's all about 50/50 there. Now, when talking with folks about different tonneau covers, a question I commonly get that I never really thought of was, will it handle a snow loadSo Wisconsin, Minnesota, you get a bunch of snow on it and it will. The aluminum construction and the way it's designed will hold a load. I mean, put four or five foot of snow on there, and I don't think much will hold up, but just normal snow, if you brush it off in the morning, I don't think you have any issues there at all. And something that I would recommend if you don't feel like opening it each time, but you still want to see in the bed of the truck, we've got some nice LED light kits that you can install. Basically, have a button back here that you can press and turn those on. And basically it'll illuminate everything inside of there. You can see it gets pretty dark in there. We're in a pretty bright area right now, and it's still pretty dark in there.You might not be able to see each and everything you want to get out. So that would be something to keep in mind. Outside of that, it's pretty much kind of all contained. You're going to get everything you need. I think it's a really nice cover. I think it'll do a great job for you to keep your stuff either protected from the elements or secure from theft. Another common question I get when working with customers is how much space is the tonneau cover going to take up in my bed So we've got a few different numbers to try to help you out in determining what kind of room you're going to lose by adding the tonneau cover. The first one's going to be how much the bed rails stick inside from the outside edge of the bed. And in that case, we're looking at about 2 1/8 of an inch.Then how much room does the can take up in the front, the canister that holds the cover From the front edge of your bed to the very back of the seal on the handle portion, it's 15 1/8 of an inch. And then from the top of your bed rail to the bottom of that canister, it's going to be about 8 3/8. Now, a couple that'll give you an idea about some cosmetics would be that the bed rails themselves, where they sit up over the top, they only stick up about an 1/8 of an inch. So it gives it a nice flush appearance. The canister up front is going to stick up off the bed rail by about an inch and 5/8. Now, in working with customers who own these, I get a lot of positive feedback on these covers.Of course, we kind of already touched on the installation process. I really like the way this one goes together. The clamps are really easy. The drain tubes are easy. It's just a simplified installation process than what I see a lot of the other ones. I also hear how good they are with snow on top. They hold up really well. So if you're up North or where you get a lot more snow, it's going to be a really good solution there. And I also like how well they work. I think our customers, I've heard that several times, just so easy for it to roll up and come back and it offers good weather resistance. Now, I've not dealt with a tonneau cover yet that is 100% waterproof. I just really don't think they exist, but this one seems to have all the right stuff on it to make sure that anything that you've gotten inside is going to be protected as good as it can be.Now, one thing I want you guys to keep in mind is that these are custom fit. They're designed specifically for each bed length in each truck style. So definitely use our fit guide. If you put in your year, you put in your make, you put in your model, we're going to help you to ensure that you get the exact tonneau cover that's going to work for you. Be sure you know your bed length so you can get that input so we can get the right one out to you.And depending on your application, something we ran in here, this is a 19 GMC Sierra 1500. You can see that it's covered up our stake pockets here in the back a little bit. And the side rails do come up and they rest on top of the bed rails. So I would imagine that if you have any type of clamp-on style ladder rack or something like that, that you're not going to be able to use it with this cover, but it's going to go with most of the covers out there. We do have some available though, if you're concerned with it, that do leave your stake pockets open.Now guys, that's going to wrap up our look at the Pace Edward's line of the Switchblade tonneau cover. Again, I think these are really solid, very cost-effective covers that work really well and install very easily..

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Customer Reviews

Pace Edwards Switchblade Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum and Vinyl - Black - 311-SWC3250

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (217 Customer Reviews)

You can install this retractable, hard tonneau cover on your vehicle in about 10 minutes, and you can completely remove it just as quickly for full bed access. Aluminum and vinyl deck has strength of a hard cover and seamless look of a soft cover.


Love the cover, the way it looks and the way it keep my tools and other stuff secured.


Works and looks great. The install directions were not the best. However YouTube videos made it very easy to install. Well made. First road trip is today.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

Delivery was fast! My Son actually ordered the wrong size for his 2018 GMC truck. So I told him to give it to me because I have a 2018 GMC to, but a long bed! So i bought the right size for his truck...We both luv the product. Installation was fast and easy if you follow the instructions at first! LoL!


Lets some water in around the back on the edges but other That very good product


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Shipped immediately and arrived in a couple of days. Unfortunately the unit comes in two boxes and UPS split them and delivered them over two days. This was not etrailer's fault!

The unit was exactly as described and fit my 2021 Ram Rebel like a glove. The only problem I had was the end caps were reversed on the box cover making it impossible to get the Philips head screws to catch. Once I figured that out they went right in.

I've bought many products from etrailer over the years and have never been disappointed. I highly recommend them.

Ive had this Tonneau cover for over a year now and Im still completely satisfied. It looks great and functions remarkably well. My daughter paid about the same for her dealer to install a cheaper fabric cover on her new Ram before I bought this one and now wishes she would have bought this one instead. If you buy this one you wont regret it!
Lynn - 11/19/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Looks great. Should be durable enough for me and my application. Appears to be well made and was fairly easy to install. I was replacing an older well used cover for my truck that was a dealer installed after market cover that was merely worn out. My brother and I installed this Slingshot in a little less than an hour. A person with with average skills should be able to install this cover with minimal issue. Certainly is easier with two people but not difficult.

Its great!
Terryl B - 01/30/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

The bad:
1. The product showed up with
damage. Box looked to be taped to fix it being dropped.
2. The metal parts that rest on the bed rail were bent.
3. They talk about shims in the instructions and the video but do not show where the shims are. I did have to remove them to help even out the distance the rails are between the front and back.
The good:
1. All parts were still in the box.
2. I was able to straighten the metal parts and install the product.
3. The installation video was very helpful.

The photo of the shims are located in step 3 of the instructions as a metal piece on top of the frame rail brackets. Customer Service will reach out to you about the damage.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 10/25/2021


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Received my bed cover last night in a wore out beat up box. parts hanging out of it. When I opened it it was full of returned items from other customers. When I asked to discount and speed up shipment on the replacement I was told nothing he could do. I have been a loyal customer and I'm not happy with the way this has been handled.

I will have our customer service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 10/25/2021


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Dear Ranger owners. This product is one inch short. Be aware. If you got a one inch thick liner, this is perfect. If not, this product will not be flush with the front bed. If you make it flush, then it is one inch short. etrailer tells me to return it with xxx return fee. And they would charge me for restocking fee. Haha what an amazing policy. Now that customer received it, they know customers wont return with heavy return fee. STAY AWAY.

After market products such as a bed liner may need some modifications to achieve the best fitment, especially with the thicker plastic in liners. After reviewing your photos it appears that there was possibly a step in the instructions that was missed. There should be about a 1 sixteenth inch gap between the tailgate and the Tonneau rail end cap foam. To achieve this, you will need to loosen the Tonneau rail clamps and pull everything back towards the tailgate end of the truck and then tighten the clamps. Then you can shift the tailgate seal over to the other side to center it. If the seal is too long, you can cut it to length and then reinstall it.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 10/18/2021


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Great tonneau cover fits great and does not leak except for a few drips in heavy rain or car wash. Easy to close very happy with my purchase. The install was easy to do by myself.


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Super disappointed! Only have had the cover for a little over 1 year and it's junk. The cover drops out of the channel whenever we drive the truck. Pretty much started happening within a couple months of install. I woukd have to climb under the cover to push the cover back into the channel until this last time when it fell out so much I had to Rio the whole thing out. Not very convenient when our truck has a hitch in it and we are fully loaded. Don't buy! Wishing we had just spent our money on a basic flip top!

The cover does have a 1 year warranty against manufacturer defect. Customer Service will reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 10/20/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

I had the opportunity to work with Courtney on this order and I couldn't be happier with how she helped me expedite my order after a running into a bit of a delay. This was not my first order with etrailer and certainly wouldn't be the last. I highly recommend this to anybody looking to buy high quality products at a highly competitive price.

The cover still looks great with periodic coating of UV protectant. However, it leaks a lot so dont put anything prone to water damage in the truck.
HTN - 12/03/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

I do love this cover and it looks terrific and well seated after install. No delivery damage and nothing of that sort. It looks solid and insulated. I installed it today, easy to install, however, I recommend installing it by following YouTube because the provided instructions are worthless. I'll do a one year review in 2023 if I'm still around. Also, for the rail lube, use wd40 because the provided lube is worthless. Still a 5 ? review though (so far, it's only day 1)


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Rather than order a truck bed cap and wait 3 months for delivery, I decided on a hard tonneau cover at about one third the cost and available immediately. I viewed several you tube and decided on Pace Edwards. I am able to follow instructions and handy with tools so this installation was straight forward and the end result is just as I had hoped for. The look is nice, the quality of the item is very good and the final function is just as I had wanted. The items in the bed are safe, out of view and secure as the tail gate can be locked. I am very pleased with the quality, ease of installation and overall function. The installation took a bit longer to complete as I was working alone.

Very pleased with the product and the ability to be able to open the cover part way while covering most of the bed. This is not possible with a solid cover. The vehicle is used frequently to transport various items of different size . The product works very well and allows me to leave equipment in the bed the locked tailgate. I would purchase this item for a different truck in the future.
David - 04/14/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Overall this is a nice cover. The installation instructions could be much better, but I am happy with my purchase.


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Just received today and installed recently. Minor damage from shipping, but since this is my work truck, so what! Operates smoothly, appears to be of good quality. I only gave it 4 stars because I have never owned one and can’t make a comparison judgement. However it shipped quick and was relatively easy to install,thx Etrailer!


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Cover was very easily to install. However wasn’t pleased with how the cover of box was bowed and never sealed to truck bed, or the cover didn’t fit up to top cap. Wasn’t impressed with how quick the seals on the end caps tore off.


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Easy to install, durable & works excellent. I really like this cover, makes my truck so much more usable in winter & rain. Far better than folding up the other kind of bed covers, great product for the money!


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

The installation of the Pace Edward switchblade took about 30 minutes by my self. So far I’ll give the product 5 stars. It was very easy to install and looks great to.


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Item was damaged in shipping and after contacting etrailer twice they finally reached out to me with a sorry but what would you like me to do about it attitude…. I was able to straighten out the bent frame with a hammer and piece of wood… etrailer please train your shipping department on how to pack a roll up bed cover!

I apologize that your contact with us was not handled appropriately. Customer service will reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 09/23/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Item's box is well made and sturdy, however UPS shipping still was able to damage the item. Metal supports that hold the canister were bent. Was able to straighten them and installed it on my Ram 3500. Everything works like it is supposed to and you can't even tell it was damaged in shipping. Would have given this a 5-star rating but shipping and receiving the item in good order is part of the process.


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Product arrived with box partially open. Install went OK, was missing a few nuts, lock washers and washers other than that it looks and works well.

Stephen L - 10/05/2022


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

Just installed this afternoon, so not a lot of experience yet. I installed by myself in about 1 1/2 hours. The instructions were clear and brief. I had a little trouble getting the front clamps in place, but that was due to the thickness of a brand new spray-in bed liner, it was pretty thick. Once everything was in and adjusted the cover works good and looks like it will keep most of the weather out.

Im having a little trouble with the self retracting feature. Im not sure if I have the rails mis-aligned a little or there is dirt in the system. It still works but I have to push it forward the entire track length to get it to roll up.
Larry - 10/18/2020


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

The cover looks great and DOES work on a 2020 Ram 3500 8'bed. It was easy to install. It was missing 2 hex bolts to connect the rails to the canister but a few dollars at the local hardware store fixed that. The only concern I have is the canister cover is a little warped, either from shipping or manufacturing, allowing the cover to retract in the canister without touching the brush on the canister cover. This could allow dirt and dust into the canister later as well. All in all great looking cover that does what its intended to do.

Dennis - 07/21/2021


Review from a similar Pace Edwards SwitchBlade Tonneau Cover in Tonneau Covers

After searching for a bed cover I came back to etrailer because of the service and quality of my 5th wheel hitch that I purchased from them when I bought my new truck. I received my new bed cover and it is awesome just as described and fit perfect and took about 30 min to install it. etrailer is the place to buy all your truck or trailer needs . As you can see from the pictures it covers up my diesel tank and the 5th wheel hitch when not in use and when you pull the 5th wheel then just roll in into the canaster.

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