Boat enclosures

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chugalug
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Boat enclosures

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After careful measurements,last fall I made an enclosure curtain for Chug :D from Shelter-rite vinyl and a bunch of zippers all ordered from Sail-rite.Did a little experiment using HH-66 glue fastening a piece of same to some 30 mil clear.No sewing and can't get the two apart.Now I just have to cut big holes in panels and glue in windows.
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:D After 1 year of use,zippers are coming a little loose from the sailrite fabric so HH-66 glue is not permanent .Had sewed with ordinary thread also and treated with HH-66 glued but still only held one year.Can't afford sailrite sewing machine so will have to hand sew zippers. :D
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Re: Boat enclosures

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I was able to go through 4 layers of marine vinyl with a standard sewing machine and a "leather" needle. It didn't like it too much, but it was doable.
-Jim
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