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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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Apr 21, 2021

Installing a Bimini Cover

HI I am fitting a Bimini cover to a Flybridge and I want to avoid drilling any holes. So my query is can I use 4 Hinged Jaw Slides to receive the 4 Nylon

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Apr 06, 2021

Unsure of zipper size. Unsure if slider is metal or plastic

Can you determine the size that i need from the photos sent? If they are wrong size can they be returned? Thankyou

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Mar 17, 2021

I require a long lasting, colour fast marine all weather canvas for a boom sail cover what do you suggest?

I require a long lasting, colour fast marine all weather canvas for a boom sail cover what do you suggest? The canvas must also be abrasive resistance.

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Feb 17, 2021

I am trying to find an enclosure for my 1999 Grady white 272

Where can I find a place that will either make an enclosure for my 1999 Grady white 272 or where can I find a used one I’m in Montgomery Alabama any info

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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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