Adding a zipper to the Beavertail roof openings

Discussion in 'Boats, Blinds, & Gadgets Forum' started by RTIC, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. RTIC

    RTIC Senior Refuge Member

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    Has anyone added zippers to the roof openings in a BT? Pros / Cons if you have? Im going to pull mine off shortly to do some boat work and thought this might be a good time to do this.
     
  2. Olefart

    Olefart Senior Refuge Member

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    Can be done. Make sure you install a size 10 Vislon zipper. They hold up to UV better and the zipper tape is wider and stronger. I use them on zip out Marine vinyl windows.
     
  3. lucky_man

    lucky_man New Member

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    Let me know if this works for you. The velcro on mine is worn and not sticking together as it should. I thought about doing the same thing. Either that or snaps.
     
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    RTIC Senior Refuge Member

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    Im thinking a zipper option to help with rain, but i do like the snap idea though.
     
  5. Buckmark311

    Buckmark311 Senior Refuge Member

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    snaps are a solid idea. I actually use the 2" gator clips from harbor freight to hold mine. like that I can keep the hole closed and just pull down and have it release smoothly to pop up and shoot.
     

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