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Old 15 September 2016, 10:40   #11
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I bought a SH GX1700E a year ago and that came with a cover in the box. Don't really see the point of them though.
Damn them - I had to BUY mine!!!


On an open RIB I can't really see the point either. I bet Pikey has a really nice console cover on most nights. In fairness, in a bigger boat they would keep dust and crap off kit when not underway, either in the open or in a wheelhouse.
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Old 15 September 2016, 10:49   #12
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And thanks all I really appreciate the advise. I will try and get a cover although I think you are most probably right and there really is no point other than to humour me ha ha
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..... I bet Pikey has a really nice console cover on most nights.......

You been peeking😳


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I had an all over console cover made whilst on holiday keeps prying eyes at bay, protects from uv, bird shttttt main cover protected rest of the year plastic covers for good to protect screens a bit from impact damage.
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Old 17 September 2016, 06:22   #15
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I had a covers with both my SH1500, and Garmin 556 plotter.
Useful to keep muck away when either tied up overnight or if stored without a cover, and bit of added protection in winter.

Hadn't thought about instrument covers or lack of them on the electronicson the new boat.
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I just bought a 50 fabric console cover off eBay.
I run some line around it on the console a few times so that it doesn't blow away (and tie the covers own line to a heavy fender).
It is a little agricultural but keeps all the wind driven rain and other stuff off the electronics.
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