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Old 08-20-2008, 12:01 PM
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I'm looking to add a bimini top to the Scarab so th eyoung son will be able to tak ethe sun easier when we are out on the water. Has anyone purchased a stainless / Sunbrella package fromn Overtons? Was the stainless hardware that came with the set of pretty fair quality? The pricing looks to be fair and they are on sale this week!!


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Old 08-20-2008, 12:41 PM
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I bought something similar from west marine a few years back. It was acceptable for the money. I ended up using a track rather than a fixed point for the main frame. That way I could slide it back toward the sun deck or up toward the cockpit depending on need by chaning tension on the straps. When I laid it down I slid the end of the frame all the way forward, which let the bimini lay back behind my rear bench seat. I just made sure that the frame fit was inside the point where my windshield/fairing met my gunwales/gunnels.
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I bought aluminum rear support poles and some misc. stainless hardware (pole ends, quick release bracket, etc.) from Overton's to make a cross brace for my bimini so it wouldn't sway side to side while underway. All of the parts were of high quality. I wouldn't hesitate to buy a complete bimini from them.
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thanks for the input...... price does seem right
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