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Old     (socaldave)      Join Date: May 2002       03-07-2005, 9:43 AM Reply   
We are adding a BLUE Skylon Tuna Tower to our boat very soon.

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.

I'm thinking of a grey bimini (with maybe a blue/white accent).

Feel free to throw out any other color combo ideas. Thanks!
'99 Sunsetter (blue Tuna Tower to come!)
Old     (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       03-07-2005, 10:10 AM Reply   
black would look good - ties in the windshield frame & rubrail.
Old     (uga33)      Join Date: Jul 2003       03-07-2005, 10:12 AM Reply   
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
Old     (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       03-07-2005, 10:41 AM Reply   
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 & tarp in the center, mounted it to the tower, added new rear support arms, and it worked great.
Old     (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       03-07-2005, 11:22 AM Reply   
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.
Old     (biz)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-07-2005, 4:28 PM Reply   
i second what trace and mikeski say, i modified mine as well (just like Mikeski)
Old     (deltadave)      Join Date: Mar 2005       03-07-2005, 4:48 PM Reply   
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.
Old     (toyotafreak)      Join Date: Sep 2003       03-08-2005, 1:21 PM Reply   
Damn, I wish we were there right now....


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