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Jul 23, 2021

Can I travel down the road with a sun top, camperback and side windows?

I would like to be able to travel down the road with my top up but I am not sure it is the best option.

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Jul 11, 2021

I am looking for replacement knobs that fit over the nut that tightens and loosens my front Bimini support arm.

I am looking for replacement knobs that fit over the nut that tightens and loosens my front Bimini support arm. They are cracked at the base and will

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Jul 08, 2021

What tool is used to ‘crimp’ the Bimini pole around an inside eye ends?

I am trying to replace a couple of bent bows for a 2005 Cobalt 240. The existing bows have inside eye ends that were crimped and allow the inside eyes

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Jul 08, 2021

Where do we purchase support posts for our pontoon bimini top?

When we had another Bimini top made by Lowe so that we could cover our entire pontoon, it did not come with support posts. When we bring it down to fold

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Jun 04, 2021

My Allen key will not fit properly inside the arm. I want to adjust my canopy so my side curtains can go on. What can I do to remove those Allen key screws thank you

My Allen key does not fit the screws to just my canopy so the two side curtains can go out properly how do I get the screws out properly thank you Mik

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Jun 04, 2021

Where can I order Replacement poles?

We have a 2006 300 Sea Ray Sundancer that is missing the support poles on the small Bimini top that covers the front of the cockpit. The Harvard that attaches

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Jun 01, 2021

Side curtains on a 2014 monteray SS bow rider

Good day I have two pieces of my side curtains that I just tried to put on my used 2014 MONTEREY BOAT .. Both pieces are very new and they look very stiff

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May 18, 2021

what is the lightest (weight) fabric for a boat cockpit cover?

our existing cockpit cover is VERY heavy and difficult for us to use!

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May 13, 2021

My Allen key will not fit properly inside the arm. I want to adjust my canopy so my side curtains can go on. What can I do to remove those Allen key screws thank you

My Allen key does not fit the screws to just my canopy so the two side curtains can go out properly how do I get the screws out properly thank you Mik

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Apr 26, 2021

My boat cover keeps ripping

... and it always starts where the bimini deck hinges chafe it. Other than sewing in extra fabric at the chafe points, is there a cover or something that

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