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Old 05-15-2018, 12:43 PM
Rudy127 Rudy127 is offline
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Mastercraft cover vs. Canopy

Quick question - anyone out there ever use their boat cover on an open lift vs. placing their boat under a canopy? I have a 2009 X2 and just found a great lift for a great price but it has no canopy. I'm wondering if the MC cover with the poles in place for watershed would last the summer or until I get the additional parts needed to install the canopy? Thoughts?
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Old 05-15-2018, 12:49 PM
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Quick question - anyone out there ever use their boat cover on an open lift vs. placing their boat under a canopy? I have a 2009 X2 and just found a great lift for a great price but it has no canopy. I'm wondering if the MC cover with the poles in place for watershed would last the summer or until I get the additional parts needed to install the canopy? Thoughts?
I use a combination of both. I like a dry floor. I usually leave the boat uncovered for a day or 2 to let it air out. If I cover it immediately after use, it's wet the next 2 days
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Old 05-15-2018, 12:58 PM
Jeffrobinson1327 Jeffrobinson1327 is online now
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I use the 303 fabric repellent on my cover and it beads up and runs off nicely. I attached 2 of the Hangtyte cover accessories on my cover of an x2. Those sure beat trying to put piles up. Works great when not on the lift under canopy.
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Old 05-15-2018, 01:45 PM
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Canopy is always the best solution. I know it sounds simple to put the cover on and take it off but eventually you will hate it. Plus with the canopy your boat is mostly protected from the sun when not in use.
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Old 05-15-2018, 03:09 PM
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I've been using covers on the boat for years, it sucks. get a canopy if you can fit it.
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Old 05-15-2018, 03:16 PM
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If you can save enough on the lift to justify getting a touchless cover (touchlesscovers.com) do it, you wont regret it. Not sure where you located because it just says midwest but I think you have to be relatively close to a dealer. But if thats a no-go, get a canopy for sure.
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