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replaced bimini top with a black one

Benny Sibbitt

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#1
I replaced my tan Bimini top with a black sunbrella top!
I think it matches boat much better
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itsdgm

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#2
I agree. Looks great.
 

Ilmmct

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#3
Looks great. Did you have a local shop custom make this or does Yamaha sell a Sunbrella black replacement?
 

Benny Sibbitt

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#4
jetboaters makes one but I had a local guy do it for me
Yamaha does sell on in black for my model

let you know how it performs on the water soon
 

Neutron

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#5
Looks great. Much better match
 

Bennie

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#6
@Benny Sibbitt - That black does look good!

Would you want to sell your old tan one? PM if you would - thanks
 

Benny Sibbitt

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#7
My fabric guy cut up the old Bimini top and used as a template
 

Bennie

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#8
My fabric guy cut up the old Bimini top and used as a template
Well hell - how about the cover? My supports are rubbing holes in the far sides of it.
how much did it run you BTW - cheaper than a new OEM top? (getting a reference for future needs)
 

Benny Sibbitt

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#9
@Bennie I paid $150 for the boot and $350 for the top
So $500 for both.
 

jameskeller76

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#10
Looks great!
 

rsg1963

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#11
Much better match, good call.
 

MattFX4

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#13
@Benny Sibbitt do you know if your guy can make more using the template he has already made? Or would he require my top in order to make one? Also, have you tested it out yet? Curious how well it will hold up. My top ripped on the side where it was stitched together and I had to send it back to the manufacturer for repair.
 

Benny Sibbitt

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#14

shane hric

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#17
Yeah, looks great. I was thinking about scrubbing my tan one down when I open the boat this week. I was thinking of changing the color out too to match my boat better...a dark grey to match my camping tent cover. We'll see how the tan top looks when I scrub her down.
 

James Reed

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#18
Hey All, I believe the 2016 AR240 canvas will work on the 2015 242 LS if you want to change colors. The bimini awning supports are the same part numbers. I'm going to order one now and try it out...
 

Benny Sibbitt

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#19
Hey All, I believe the 2016 AR240 canvas will work on the 2015 242 LS if you want to change colors. The bimini awning supports are the same part numbers. I'm going to order one now and try it out...
keep us posted
 

seanmclean

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#20
I'd love a black one, I have no idea why they didn't put black tops on the black boats.
 
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