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Old 03-01-2018, 08:52 AM   #1
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Smile Tool Box and Bed covers

Newby question: I have a roll up Tonneau cover on the 8 foot bed of my RAM 3500. I will be getting a B&W 5th wheel hitch installed in a couple of weeks and want to place a tool box in the front of the bed. Does anyone know how to adjust my current cover to work with a tool box up front without my having to buy a whole new cover? Will the cover go over the hitch when unhooked from the trailer? Is the use of a bed cover common with all you full timers? Any information would be appreciated.
 
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:11 AM   #2
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Do you have a soft roll up cover? What brand?

I use a hard roll up cover that works great. But would not work with a tool box up front.
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:13 AM   #3
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I have a soft roll up and it works great,no tool box but i know they make below the rail tool box's.
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Have always used a bedcover. Has always covered the hitch, depending on brand handle may have to be secured. Also have a toolbox, height inch or two below bed rail.
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A cover is a good idea. You should be able to find a tool box that will fit under the cover.
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Old 03-01-2018, 01:34 PM   #6
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I use a roll up cover and a tool box that is slightly below the bed rails. I think I got it at Lowes.
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Yep, tool box below the bed rails.
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ours is below the bed rails just a big composite material box we purchased at wall mart.
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I have a Diamond Tread Aluminum and have had it probably 7 or 8 years. Sits below bed rails.
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I've been looking at these on Amazon.
Side bed tool boxes. Have seen others that have mounts for shovels and axe's built-in also.
I have a rollup topper so the first foot of my bed is already spoken for.
https://www.amazon.com/UnderCover-SC...D1W8F0TZ801YAR
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:46 AM   #11
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Thanks to everyone who responded. It would seem I should keep my current bed cover and just get a below the rail tool box. I may just wait till a I see a really good set up someone else has.
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Tool box and aux tank below the rails.
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