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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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Aug 12, 2020

replacement poles for Bayliner 2858 Ciera

I have all of the canvas but all of the poles are missing-bought the boat used and assumed it was all there .....

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Aug 02, 2020

Permanent fix for stripped bimini hinge screw threads

I have a 2006 Cobalt 262 & a window mount bimini hinge has mounting screws that have stripped the threads in the window frame. Larger screws - stripped

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Jun 16, 2020

What is the difference between Aqualon and Aqualon Edge?

I need a new pontoon cover.

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Jun 08, 2020

Can I order ONE long zipper length and cut and make several shorter lengths out of ONE long zipper?

repair 2-3 smaller canvas panels

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Jun 08, 2020

What is the name of the bracket that mounts the Bimini light to the Bimini?

The part that attaches the light to my Bimini broke

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