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Forum: General Maintenance 09-28-2012, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Marin
So does my iPad and the spellcheckers on our...

So does my iPad and the spellcheckers on our computers. The people who created the spelling data probably never heard of a bimini, only Bimini.:)
Forum: General Maintenance 09-28-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
She does for the smaller and newer pieces if they...

She does for the smaller and newer pieces if they have good seams or she has redone them with Tenara. But the oldest and/or larger pieces of canvas like the big flying bridge covers and dinghy cover...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-27-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
The reduced UV might be correct. The less wind...

The reduced UV might be correct. The less wind isn't. I WISH we had less wind. Storm gusts in our marina (measured by the weather station on top of Bellingham Cold Storage's ice house) are...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-27-2012, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Marin
This was taken the other year before our dock was...

This was taken the other year before our dock was replaced but as you can see, we have a LOT of canvas on the boat. My wife would have a good portion of her life over the next few years mapped out...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-26-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
You're right but since my wife's initial spool of...

You're right but since my wife's initial spool of Tenara is starting to get down there I've seen that the price of the stuff has been coming down. But the real cost of replacing our canvas would be...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-26-2012, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Marin
We can relate to that. The ubiquitous and old...

We can relate to that. The ubiquitous and old fashioned blue is about our least favorite canvas cover. We would much prefer black or really dark blue or green.

But we're sort of stuck because...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-26-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
I'm not talking about the bimini alone. I am...

I'm not talking about the bimini alone. I am talking about all the canvas that came with the boat. So bimini and bimini cover, huge, two-part full flying bridge cover, flying bridge siderail panels,...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-26-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,721
Posted By Marin
We wash our canvas periodically using a cleaner...

We wash our canvas periodically using a cleaner my wife gets from the canvas company she uses. And before you ask, fabrics is not my thing so the product name of the cleaner she uses is not...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-26-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
Wrongo dude. A lot of the canvas on our boat is...

Wrongo dude. A lot of the canvas on our boat is now entering at least it's 18th year. Fourteen since we've owned the boat and it was on the boat at least four years prior to that by the photos we...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-25-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
On the advice of our canvas shop my wife uses...

On the advice of our canvas shop my wife uses Gore Tenara thread on the canvas on our boat. From what we've been told it's the best thread on the planet for outdoor use. But..... it is staggeringly...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-25-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
Just out of curiosity what type of thread did you...

Just out of curiosity what type of thread did you use to sew it all together? The seams are generally the first thing to let go on a boat's canvas and once they go unless they are repaired...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-31-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Marin
I would think it would depend on how much you're...

I would think it would depend on how much you're willing to let the fabric sag and how much rainwater you are willing to let puddle up there. And how much you are willing to have the canvas flap in...
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