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-   -   Bimini Color - HELP! (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=215931)

socaldave 03-07-2005 8:43 AM

We are adding a BLUE Skylon Tuna Tower to our boat very soon. <BR> <BR>I am also having a new bimini made. I'm struggling with color choices. Our current bimini is blue (with grey and white accent). With the blue tower, I think this color scheme would be too much blue. <BR> <BR>I'm thinking of a grey bimini (with maybe a blue/white accent). <BR> <BR>Feel free to throw out any other color combo ideas. Thanks! <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/215932.jpg" alt="'99 Sunsetter (blue Tuna Tower to come!)">

trace 03-07-2005 9:10 AM

black would look good - ties in the windshield frame &amp; rubrail.

uga33 03-07-2005 9:12 AM

I have a black tower with a black bimini and I think it looks good. In your case I would think the blue would look good also. I would not go with grey. Maybe it is just me but when I see grey it is just kinda bla. My .02

mikeski 03-07-2005 9:41 AM

I would keep the one you already have. I was able to modify my bimini to work with a monster tower. One afternoon's work saved me $500+ for a new bimini. I narrowed it by 8 inches, cutting and splicing the bows &amp; tarp in the center, mounted it to the tower, added new rear support arms, and it worked great.

trace 03-07-2005 10:22 AM

true, it shouldn't be too hard to modify that one. take it to a canvas shop if you don't feel confident about doing it yourself.

biz 03-07-2005 3:28 PM

i second what trace and mikeski say, i modified mine as well (just like Mikeski)

deltadave 03-07-2005 3:48 PM

Your current color combination looks pretty good. I would probably stay with blue with some grey and/or white stripes. I wouldn't go all black on your boat and all grey looks cheap. If you want the bimini to look best on the new tower, make sure they use the 6 tower mounted brackets ... but you're going to spend about $600 for a new one.

toyotafreak 03-08-2005 12:21 PM

Damn, I wish we were there right now....


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