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Old 06-11-2012   #1
 
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cataraft cover..

Is there a good cataraft cover out there.. I see several raft covers... I don't have a garage and dont want to just tarp it..

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Is there a good cataraft cover out there.. I see several raft covers... I don't have a garage and dont want to just tarp it..
Yeah, it's called a tarp. Or, you can spend some bucks on some custom stitching.
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I use a Walmart car cover on a 16' cat. The first one I bought said it would fit vehicles over sixteen feet long but eventually the nipples poked through. I still got a year out of it. I went up one size and, after six months, it isn't showing much wear. I wouldn't spend too much as the wind will rip apart anything and the sun will break it down.
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A tarp with four small shitty tires (one over each cone) works wonders!
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A tarp with four small shitty tires (one over each cone) works wonders!
And put soup cans over the oarlocks so you don't punch through the tarp.
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And put soup cans over the oarlocks so you don't punch through the tarp.
Ouch! Plastic bottles are what i use, no sharp edges.
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Ouch! Plastic bottles are what i use, no sharp edges.
Second that. Someone recommended soup cans, used them and the sharp edges trashed my cover. Now I use 1 L bottle bottoms. Next cover, I will sew in a reinforcing patch where the oarlocks ride and cut a hole there so they poke through. Lower profile to catch less wind and make it easier to tie down. Car covers are the way to go. Tried the tarp method and it always turned into a sail.
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I use a blue tarp and than I also use a walmart pickup cover over the top of that.
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