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Nov 30, 2020

Any chance your EZ-Xtend boat zippers work with soft top jeep windows?

sometimes my jeep windows are really difficult to zip closed b/c it's just a really tight fit. I have to pull hard to get the 2 sides close enough together

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Nov 28, 2020

Can you replace a Sunbrella Boat Cover zipper without sewing it on?

On my large boat enclosure, I have a couple of Zippers that look perfectly fine except the zipper's thread has broken loose and has about 15 to 20 inches

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Nov 25, 2020

Will your EZ-Xtend Boat Zipper (#10) work if you have 1 or 2 teeth missing on either side of original zipper?

I have a gap in the Sunbrella Enclosure over the Helm of my boat, where the zippers come together. I have several panels of eisenglass with zippers.

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Nov 20, 2020

do the straps on a pontoon cover go under boat or attach to sides?

Trying to decide on which cover to get for 24 ft pontoon

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Oct 13, 2020

Weathermax 80 repairs

Over the winter three of areas in the boat cover chaffed on the supporting frames making holes, one about 10inches by 6inches, another about 3inches square

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Sep 16, 2020

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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Sep 16, 2020

EZ-Xtend Boat Straps

Absolutely the best boat straps made in the USA. Superior heavy duty polyester webbing straps for all your boat strap needs. Made to last!

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Sep 15, 2020

Houseboat Canvas Discussion and Recommendations

Buying houseboat canvas is expensive, so before you buy, consider these points.

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Sep 04, 2020

where do you find the deck mount that you were talking about when replacing the straps with a rigid pole?

I am trying to replace the back support straps with rigid poles and need to find the deck mounts you were talking to a Randy about.

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Aug 20, 2020

As far as binding , is it appropriate to bind any canvas with suede , it looks great and is so flexible but I only see fabricators use it in abrasive areas. Why?

I like the look of suede as a binding, I just dont know if there are reasons why it isn’t widely used in the industry. I am seeking wisdom of the pros

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