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Jun 22, 2019

What is Marinetex boat cover fabric?

Looking to order a new cover.

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Apr 22, 2019

What is your preferred material for a winter cover?

Need a fabric that will hold up to high winds, snow, and rain. The boat will be covered for 6+ months, so there is some UV exposure, but this is winter

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Apr 21, 2019

What is the best option for waterproff and traveling boat cover

I would like a cover that will protect my boat while traveling, must be waterproof? what do you recommend?

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Mar 25, 2019

What material do you recommend for a boat dock canopy? We have an antique wood boat on the water that is under that during the summer months of Minnesota.

I need a new dock canopy at my lake in Minnesota.

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Mar 07, 2019

How taut or loose should new Strataglass 40 be on sailboat dodger?

How taut or loose should new Strataglass 40 be on sailboat dodger? I just had new canvas installed and the Strataglass is wavy or baggy.

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Mar 03, 2019

can the excess of your zipper be reset up to e used again?

have a lot of excess of the zipper wondering if I can make it so it can be used?

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Jan 01, 2019

Bimini Strap Top Tie Down, Learn to Make, Adjust and Install Them!

Our bimini strap guide will teach you every thing you need to know and purchase your replacements straps here.

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Nov 14, 2018

How can I tie down a boat cover by attaching it to the boat when it is on a boat lift? Can't attach the cover to the lift. I can't run the cover straps under the boat..

The boat has to be able to float up off of the lift when the water level rises (dock lines are also attached so it can't float away)

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Nov 14, 2018

How to stop side curtains from flapping in the wind

When driving on the water with side curtains attached on the enclosure, the sides flap alot in the wind. How can this be stopped?

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Sep 04, 2018

Please suggest best boat fabric for Top and seats for Puerto Vallarta!

Please advise best fabric for boat top and seats! Boat is an older model but maintained extremely well! Sun rays are intense so we require a very durable

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