Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3092000 - 12/23/12 06:06 AM Boat Cover ?
RUGER Administrator
Bambi Killa
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/19/99
Posts: 4106599
Loc: TN

Offline
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.
_________________________
Youth is wasted on the young.

Top
#3092059 - 12/23/12 07:33 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: RUGER]
GRAMPS
14 Point


Registered: 09/12/03
Posts: 8600
Loc: Mount Carmel, TN

Offline
Probably Walmart would be the cheapest. I am really cheap and just use a tarp from Walmart to cover my boat.
_________________________
The older we get....the better we was.

Top
#3092076 - 12/23/12 07:47 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: GRAMPS]
RUGER Administrator
Bambi Killa
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/19/99
Posts: 4106599
Loc: TN

Offline
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.
_________________________
Youth is wasted on the young.

Top
#3092162 - 12/23/12 09:43 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: RUGER]
SilverFox
12 Point


Registered: 10/16/10
Posts: 5418
Loc: Kodak TN

Offline
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.
_________________________
Know God, know peace. No God, no peace!

Top
#3092221 - 12/23/12 10:31 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: SilverFox]
fishboy1
16 Point


Registered: 01/13/03
Posts: 10574
Loc: Warren Co

Offline
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.
_________________________
If you can't trust people with freedom, how can you trust them with power ?




Top
#3092494 - 12/23/12 02:15 PM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: fishboy1]
Dbllunger
12 Point


Registered: 12/08/04
Posts: 5100
Loc: Middle Tennessee

Offline
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
_________________________
Everything in moderation, including moderation.
~ OSCAR WILDE

Top
#3092501 - 12/23/12 02:20 PM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: Dbllunger]
Dbllunger
12 Point


Registered: 12/08/04
Posts: 5100
Loc: Middle Tennessee

Offline
Try this link.

http://www.mytarp.com/silver-tarps.aspx
_________________________
Everything in moderation, including moderation.
~ OSCAR WILDE

Top
#3093444 - 12/24/12 08:22 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: Dbllunger]
monsterbuck07
10 Point


Registered: 12/19/08
Posts: 2616
Loc: Alabama

Offline
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.
_________________________
I will keep my guns, my ammunition, and my freedom. You can keep the "Change"!

Top
#3105710 - 01/02/13 10:27 AM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: RUGER]
langford
Button


Registered: 01/02/13
Posts: 1
Loc: OK

Offline
 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.

Top
#3105877 - 01/02/13 12:28 PM Re: Boat Cover ? [Re: langford]
arctic_cat
8 Point


Registered: 11/18/08
Posts: 2479
Loc: Lenoir City,Tn

Offline
walmart sells boat covers. I used one for the last 2 years


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


Edited by arctic_cat (01/02/13 12:29 PM)
_________________________
GO BLUE

WHEN YOU LOSE SOMEONE YOU LOVE, YOU GAIN AN ANGEL YOU KNOW

MEMORIES, IT'S THE ONLY THING THAT CAN NEVER BE TAKEN AWAY.

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, Cuttin Caller, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, gtk 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106599
RUGER
88400
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
62020
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
yarddawg54, schiesser, bigdoc, Bggamehunter, willy2763
13605 Registered Users
Who's Online
4 registered (BILLBENDER, muzzy76, TITANSFAN2104, Sgoodman) and 66 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13605 Members
43 Forums
100233 Topics
1180120 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.005 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.