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#3092000 - 12/23/12 06:06 AM Boat Cover ?
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Where is the best (cheapest) place to buy a boat cover?
I want one that will protect the boat but, of course, I want to spend as little as possible. ;\)

Thanks.
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#3092059 - 12/23/12 07:33 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: RUGER]
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Probably Walmart would be the cheapest. I am really cheap and just use a tarp from Walmart to cover my boat.
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#3092076 - 12/23/12 07:47 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: GRAMPS]
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Hmmm, didn't think about a tarp.
I will see if they got one big enough.

I would have to drive to the Paris Wal-Mart to even see a cover. The ones around here keep very very little boating stuff.
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#3092162 - 12/23/12 09:43 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: RUGER]
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Read in a mag about taking a golf ball and putting it inside the tarp... Then hooking a bungee cord around it. I think it was on Bassmaster... Maye last months magazine? I'm in SC and can't look for the magazine right now.
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#3092221 - 12/23/12 10:31 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: SilverFox]
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Had a fancy expensive custom boat cover that didn't fit quite right and pooled water in 2 spots. Lasted 14 months.

One that lasted the longest was a tarp with the lamination on one side. (brown/Silver) Bunjee cords and the kicker.....I made a ridge pole out of pvc that I put over the seat pedestals. That allowed ALL the water to run off. Worked great. Think I had $30 in the whole set up.
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#3092494 - 12/23/12 02:15 PM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: fishboy1]
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I bought a silver tarp online for about $20. 10 x 20 in size and it fits my 1648 boat perfectly. Bungee cords from Walmart. PVC from home depot to build a ridge so water will run off. I'll see if I can find a link to the tarp website
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#3092501 - 12/23/12 02:20 PM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: Dbllunger]
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Try this link.

http://www.mytarp.com/silver-tarps.aspx
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#3093444 - 12/24/12 08:22 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: Dbllunger]
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As others have stated buy a tarp. I have went through two boat covers that pooled water and bought a tarp and my boat has stayed nice and dry. I have less than 5 dollars in the rig.
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#3105710 - 01/02/13 10:27 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: RUGER]
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
Where is the best (cheapest) place to buy a boat cover?
I want one that will protect the boat but, of course, I want to spend as little as possible. ;\)

Thanks.


try coverquest.com their prices are reasonable.

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#3105877 - 01/02/13 12:28 PM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: langford]
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walmart sells boat covers. I used one for the last 2 years


http://www.walmart.com/browse/boat-acces...fineresult=true


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