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DiamondBack Cover Review

Is a DiamondBack Cover Worth it? 

The big question on everyone’s mind is if investing in a DiamondBack Cover is worth it. If you twist our arm, we’ll tell you the truth: It’s not the best heavy duty cover out there. Will it be “good enough” for you? Sure, probably! But there’s definitely something better out there. Read on to see a DiamondBack Cover Review.

DiamondBack Review

There is plenty to love about a DiamondBack Cover and reviewers are quick to celebrate these features — it’s American-made, has a rugged look, and feels really secure. Folks like knowing their truck bed cover is heavy duty and point to how they can stand on their DiamondBack Cover. The highest model the DiamondBack HD holds up to 1,600 pounds, so you’re pretty safe up there.

DiamondBack Cover

Some reviewers highlight the multiple access points, and others complain about them (particularly the static mid-section). Reading DiamondBack Reviews is also a helpful exercise if you’re trying to problem-solve a common issue, as users are quick to offer their jerry-rigged solutions. An exception to this is a solution for the lack of water-tightness in a DiamondBack Cover; based on the number of reviews that complain about this, it’s definitely something the company needs to address. 

Heavy-Duty Truck Bed Cover

What if there were another heavy-duty truck bed cover out there, but you just haven’t heard about it? The last thing you want to do is invest in a DiamondBack, then realize it’s an industry leader because it has been around awhile, not because it’s the best cover on the market. 

The Renegade Cover, for example, is also American-made and has a similar rugged look, but its features far outweigh those of DiamondBack. The question of security is never on the mind of a Renegade Cover user, as our extensive locking pins keep everyone and everything out. Plus, this cover can hold up to 2,000 pounds, which makes DiamondBack HD’s 1,600lb max seem like it may underperform. 

mule on a tonneau cover
Weight Bearing Tonneau Cover

One of the most important features of the Renegade Cover is its versatility. Unlike the DiamondBack Truck Bed Cover, this tonneau cover can be used like a flat bed (without any of those pesky decorative latches on top) and it folds up compactly if you need to tow a trailer or fill up your truck bed with something like rock or soil for a garden project. 

Trifold Hard Top Tonneau Cover

DiamondBack Cover Alternative 

The Renegade Cover is the best truck bed cover for contractors, but also adventurers. Is it too good to be true? We can understand why you might think so. But there’s also a reason we keep selling out. Our advice is to do your due diligence; read a DiamondBack Cover review or two, read Renegade Cover reviews, talk to people that have a DiamondBack Cover, a Renegade Cover, or another tonneau cover. This is an investment in the future life you’ve been dreaming about; take your time, and we’ll see you soon when you inevitably decide Renegade is the way to go.

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Comparison Between Renegade, Diamondback, and Bakflip

We’ve gathered the facts for a comparison of Renegade, Diamondback, and Bakflip tonneau covers so that you can make the best decision.

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Bakflip Alternative: The Renegade Cover

There are many popular tonneau covers on the market, and with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the correct heavy-duty tonneau cover for your vehicle. The Bakflip F1 Tonneau Cover is a consumer favorite, but does it hold up to other brands? Today, we’ll compare the Bakflip F1 with the alternative Renegade Heavy-Duty Tonneau Cover to determine which is the best for your needs. We will consider weight-bearing capacity, construction, functionality, and cost.

Weight-Bearing Tonneau Cover

When it comes to a weight bearing tonneau cover, these two beds aren’t even close. The Bakflip F1 Tonneau Cover can hold 400 pounds on top, while the Renegade Heavy-Duty Tonneau Cover can hold up to 2,000 pounds. Just as you wouldn’t trust a Subaru Baja with your cargo, don’t skimp on your tonneau cover. The Renegade cover is heavy duty, durable, and bears a load five times heavier than its competitor.

ATV on a Tonneau Cover
Load Bearing ATV tonneau cover.

Heavy-Duty Tonneau Cover

Both the Bakfip F1 and Renegade Cover are American made, boasting quality construction and materials. The F1 panels are made of fiberglass reinforced polymer, making it lightweight and heat resistant. In contrast, the Renegade Cover uses military grade aluminum to ensure strength and durability. Because of this, the Renegade Cover is heavier, but makes up for it with it’s impressive load-bearing construction.

Functionality: Tonneau Cover Accessories

Both models are a tri-fold tonneau cover, folding with ease. You can drive with the Bakflip in the two-thirds or fully upright position, freeing up the cargo bed. The only accessories offered from Bakflip are two racks that go on top of the cover. The Renegade Cover must be driven fully down, but redeems itself with it’s versatile L-track system. You can use the L-tracks found on the cover to tie down your load securely. Additionally, Renegade offers various products such as the Renegade Racks or Rip Tide Water System, proving itself superior in versatility.

Renegade Racks with roof top tent

Affordable Tonneau Cover

Here lies another defining feature of the competitors. The Bakflip F1 Tonneau Cover ranges from $990 to $1,300, while the Renegade Cover comes in from $2,295 to $2,795. The Bakflip cover, designed for smaller loads with less versatility, takes the cake. When it comes to a functional, weight-bearing tonneau cover with multiple accessories, you get what you pay for.


In the end, both are quality products. The Renegade Cover beats the Bakflip Tonneau Cover in load-bearing capacity, construction, and tonneau cover accessory options, and the price reflects that.

Buy your Renegade Heavy-Duty Tonneau Cover today and become part of the Renegade Tribe!

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America’s Toughest Cover

Built for Adventure, Overlanding,
Construction, and Daily Use
People Love the Quality, Security, and Versatility

We’ve Got You Covered

Unleash Your Full Potential