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leech~~

Clam Travel cover fix.

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Was getting tired of buying new travel covers for my Voyager because the metal brackets keep cutting holes in them on long trips.

Picked up some heavy fabric from a fabric store in Brooklyn Park and some heavy thread and for about $3.00 in fabric and some choice words from my seamstress (wife)! :angry:

I saved about $65 on a new cover and this one should last me a few years now. :)

 

Not sure why Clam has not added gussets on their covers like this other then the cost would go up. It will be nice not looking in my rear view mirror the whole trip waiting for my cover to rip to shreds on the trailer!

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15 minutes ago, Fishin machine said:

Looks real nice leech! Same with my Eskimo cover those are renforced but there's some small tears starting.

 

That fabric I bought was a blend of some kind of Poly & Kevlar they said, so it maybe the last thing still around in a few years! :lol:

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1 hour ago, leech~~ said:

 

That fabric I bought was a blend of some kind of Poly & Kevlar they said, so it maybe the last thing still around in a few years! :lol:

 Hopefully! I may have to grab some of that don't want to wait to long or it won't be a "cover" any more.

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I bought a cheap pool noodle and just cut that up into chunks and then made it slit to slide it on that part to fit the edges. Bought a whole pack of them for a couple bucks and they last pretty long.

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