Quality marine bimini hardware is a necessity to ensure that the bimini can keep properly secured and easy mounting as well. Hiever has a wide variety of marine bimini hardware products you may require, such as stainless bimini top hinges, eye ends, pipe plug, sliding sleeve, and a wide range of other accessories used for bimini fittings. Let us be your one-stop supplier for your any boat project.
What are Bimini fittings?
Stainless Bimini fittings are used in Bimini top applications. Top fittings can be attached to railing with set screws or pop riveted using stainless or aluminum rivets. Quality bimini fittings are necessary to keep bimini secured and easy mounting. Bimini hardware has a wide variety: stainless bimini top hinges, eye ends, pipe plug, sliding sleeve, related pipe fittings and rail accessories.
What are the advantages of Bimini fittings?
A bimini cover is an open-air canvas canopy for your boat supported by sturdy metal frames that can be collapsed when not in use. The material of the bimini fittings determines how long you can use. Bimini top parts come in both metal and plastic material. The metal can be stainless steel or other types of metal. Heavy duty bimini stainless steel parts can bear the strong wind during sailing, these stainless steel bimini fittings enable to offer you the best travel experience. The stainless bimini fittings are made from casted stainless 316, it is more durable even in the saltwater environment.
If you choose the stainless bimini fittings, thus, you do not need to worry about the plastic aging problem, Stainless steel bimini top hardware is the most ideal choice in the long run.
What are the mounting tips for Bimini top stainless steel hardware hinges?
- Use at least# 10 stainless steelscrews for mounting hinges.
- Screws should be over 1″ in length. Bimini top parts take a lot of strain.
- Alwayscaulk your screws before installing mounting hardware.
- Alwayscountersink the fiberglass before installing a screw.
Countersinking means the hole you have drilled needs the fiberglass reamed out around the opening to keep the screw from cracking the fiberglass as it enters the boat. This can be done with the same phillips head bit you are using to put the screw in.
Drilling into a stainless steel railing requires a sharp, new cobalt or titanium drill bit. It helps to have a center punch to indent the stainless steel where you want to begin drilling.
Stainless steel requires thread tapping for a SS bolt, since screws won’t thread into stainless steel.
Why would you want to use quick release bimini top hardware?
Because they are low profile and allow for quick removal of your bimini top from the boat. Sport fishermen and water skiers love these quick release swivel deck hinges hardware. These swivel deck hinges allow top or side mounted with the related bimini stainless steel hardware with 360 degree angle.
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