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May 18, 2020

Zippers

Good evening, I would like to replace the zippers on our bridge enclosure but the space between the zipper teeth may be more than one inch. Is this close

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May 16, 2020

what is the best distance between curtain fasteners when installing them on a new cover

have never used curtain fasteners to make a boat cover, i have always used snaps. just wondering on the spacing?

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May 12, 2020

How can I repair a bent bimini top tube component - hit garage while backing in.

I have a real nice aluminum tubed bimini top on a 2005 Bryant 219 Bowrider. I had the top up in the collapsed position and hit the garage backing in.

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May 11, 2020

I have a cover that uses straps with buckles would like to replace them with bungees but can’t find anything to leave on the trailer to hook to! Any ideas? Thanks

The plastic buckets break and don’t last and take forever to put on

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May 11, 2020

Attach a zipper to a solid perspex panel

I have solid perspex panels to which I would like to connect a zipper. Thinking a channel that fits along edge of perspex with e rope channel profile attached.

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Apr 16, 2020

What is the best material for repairing & re-inforcing tears in Sunbrella boat cover

My Sunbrella boat cover has a couple of small 3 tears it from my rod holders. I plan on using tear mender glue & an iron on patch. I would also like to

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Sep 26, 2019

What is the best material for a Woden boat cover

What is the best material to use for a wooden boat cover?

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Sep 10, 2019

Where can I find the connector shown

I'm having a difficult time. No one seems to carry a part i need to connect a bimini frame with outside eye ends to the windshield frame on my Bayliner

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Aug 18, 2019

Do you have a vendor who sows vinyl surrounds from a pattern?

Need to reply my vinyl surround which is ripped and fogged over.

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Aug 11, 2019

Have you ever had any experience with a fabric called Sea Sprae

Looking to have a custom fit boat cover made that can handle trailering and then double as a storage cover during the winter. Have bids for Sunbrella

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