Several tonneau covers are available in the market and each of them projects an image of top-notch products, but the customer is encouraged to go deeper into the features of the products and then decide based on the specific usage pattern and operating preferences of the user.
The below analysis sheds light on the comparison of two leading tonneau covers which are “Bak revolver X2” and “Bak revolver X4”. Both covers ate based on the “roll-up” style functionality and have many similarities but some distinctive differences.
The analysis has been done by going deeper into the specific characteristics of the two products and gives an unbiased and sincere technical opinion much better than the conventional comparisons available.
Table of specification
|Feature||Bak revolver X2||Bak revolver X4|
|Panel||Light Weight and Durable Aluminum||Light Weight and Durable Aluminum|
|Cover Weight||81 lbs||81 lbs|
|Bed Access||Full Bed Access||Full Bed Access|
|Installation||Bolt-on Installation||Bolt-on Installation|
|Finish||Vinyl top - Glossy finish||Vinyl top - Matte-Black finish|
|Construction||Rollup Type||Rollup Type|
|Weight rating||400 LBS - evenly distributed||400 LBS - evenly distributed|
|Warranty||3 years||5 years|
|Weather Resistance||Drain tubes to channel water out of the bed.||Drain tubes to channel water out of the bed but with thicker locks|
|UV Protection||UV Resistant||UV Resistant|
|Latching System||Pull Cord type||Pull Cord Type|
|Profile of the design||Lower||Higher|
|Check Price||Check Price|
Tonneau covers “Bak revolver X2” and “Bak revolver X4” are popular products that are used by truck owners to protect cargo. Both of these are top-quality products and carry a number of similar features as detailed below:
General Functionality: Both the covers rely on roll-up principle and have an automatic rotational lock, which secures the cover over the truck bed. Both the covers rely on single-hand operation and have smooth rolling operation. During unfolded condition, both the covers sit flush on the truck bed.
Weight capacity: For some users, the weight capacity matters a lot because the trucks must be used for camping or professional activity, during which some equipment or items have t placed on the cover during the deployed condition. The weight capacity of both the products “Bakrevolver X2” and “Bakrevolver X4”, is the same, which is 400 lbs of evenly distributed weight. This loading capacity is adequate for a normal load of snow built-up over the cover.
Installation: Installation of both the products “Bak revolver X2” and “Bak revolver X4”, is a simple and “no-drill” installation. The installation procedure in both cases requires bolting up of clamping and the process is user-friendly in both cases.
Construction and Design: Panels construction in both the cases “Bak revolver X2” and “Bak revolver X4”, is Aluminum slats with Vinyl overlay. This makes an excellent combination of strength coupled with corrosion and ingress resistance. Both the covers do not obstruct the back view of the driver in folded condition.
Weather Resistance: For both the products, “Bak revolver X2” and “Bak revolver X4”, Vinyl overlay plays an excellent role of guarding against the ingress of and its role against rain and snow. Any water which tries to find its way into the truck bed is channeled to the truck drain using the specifically designed drain tubes
|Bakrevolver X2||Bakrevolver X4|
Locks good but not a thick as X4
|Thicker Locks |
Thicker Locks enhance the sealing
|Check Price||Check Price|
The decision to go for any of these two covers “Bakrevolver X2” and Bakrevolver X4” depends on the personal choice and usage preferences. Although a lot of features of these two covers are same, however the following would give some decisive difference in the products thus leading the customer to purchase decision.
If the customer has to use this cover mostly during winter months, then “Bakrevolver X4” takes the lead because:
- X4 has a better latching system design
- X4 has thicker locks
- X4 has raised edges at the seals
- Matte finish works better in the winter months, due to the above two reasons.