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Old 06-21-2007, 01:47 PM
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Snap-on Cover?

I need to look at getting a new custom cover made for my Maristar. I'm thinking that I would like to get a snap-on cover this time because my MonsterTower doesn't work all that great with the original mooring cover. Anybody got a guess or know what they paid for a new sunbrella snap-on cover for their Maristar or similar X boat.
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:07 PM
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Does the boat have to live outside? If so buy a waterline cover from www.skiboatcovers.com They can custom make it for that Monster tower.
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:11 PM
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:14 PM
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Does the boat have to live outside? If so buy a waterline cover from www.skiboatcovers.com They can custom make it for that Monster tower.
Boat sits in water all summer. On trailer in indoor storage for winter.

I'll check out that website...Thanks!!

Here's pic ...note the bimini mounted to the windshield, I would love to be able to leave that up all summer.

http://www.tmcowners.com/photopost/s...oto=4181&cat=2
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:36 PM
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If it sits in the water you are probably best off with the snap on. I don't see how you will be able to leave that bimini on without leaving a hole in the cover that will obviously leak.
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:59 PM
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If it sits in the water you are probably best off with the snap on. I don't see how you will be able to leave that bimini on without leaving a hole in the cover that will obviously leak.
I didn't even think about the darn thing leaking. I wonder if I could come up with an option to suspend the bimini above the cover, unmounted.
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:22 PM
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I didn't even think about the darn thing leaking. I wonder if I could come up with an option to suspend the bimini above the cover, unmounted.
here's a photo of mine (the front pole isn't in, so the bow cover isn't tight -- it really fits well).

I had my bimini attached to the tower - that way you don't have to worry about fittings on the windshield frame..
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:37 PM
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Here is a couple of pics of my snap-on. Thinking of getting a second one piece cover.



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Old 06-21-2007, 03:37 PM
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here's a photo of mine (the front pole isn't in, so the bow cover isn't tight -- it really fits well).

I had my bimini attached to the tower - that way you don't have to worry about fittings on the windshield frame..
Neil,

First...Thanks for the reply
Second...Awesome looking boat you have there...snap-on cover looks great.
Third...Did you attach the bimini to the tower yourself? Trying to brainstorm with how to make it work on my setup while miniming the output of $$$.
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:44 PM
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Once again...another super-sweet MC...wanna trade???
I really like the snap-on...my previous boat had it...very nice and easy to use.

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Here is a couple of pics of my snap-on. Thinking of getting a second one piece cover.



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