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Old 24-05-2016, 07:41   #1
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Need Stainless steel Bimini track

Hello group.

Anyone know of a source for stainless steel bimini tracks? Now the why.

I am going to be constructing a bimini top frame and it still is in the design stage so nothing is yet cast in stone. However there is a better than average chance I will need a track to slide one of the supports in so the bimini can be folded up out of the way. I am going to try and avoid this if at all possible to avoid "Murphy's law" problems, but it may not be possible.

Searching for sources of bimini tracks, all I can find are aluminum ones which due to salt spray corrosion will certainly "tickle" Murphy's law at the worst possible time.

Thanks mucho in advance.. flk k
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Old 24-05-2016, 07:57   #2
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Re: Need Stainless steel Bimini track

What's wrong with dinghy jib car track ?

C-Track Traveller SystemÂ*Series 19mm, Track | Ronstan Sailboat Hardware US

Then use these cars.

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Old 24-05-2016, 11:03   #3
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Well Savior,

That is about as perfect as for which I could hope. Thanks mucho.. I was able to find a source of stainless steel track, but don't need 10' length. Also Ronstan Sailboat has the end caps..

Thanks again.. flk k
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Re: Need Stainless steel Bimini track

If you want general bimini fittings Sea Dog has a good range.

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Re: Need Stainless steel Bimini track

Hello, If you are still in the planning stage here is some food for thought! We will have a Stainless Steel version of our Snap-Clamp available soon. The SS clamp will be strong and made out of 316 SS. The bolt hole is for a 1/4" bolt with the head captured by the clamp so as not to turn when installing a nut on it. Check out the link and if you have any questions let me know or give us a call.
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