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Old 06 January 2012, 08:56   #1
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Bought a duck back engine cover off eBay a few weeks ago , just took it off the engine & found the engine all wet & a pool of water in the bottom of cover anyone had the same problem they are suppose to be fully waterproof
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My over all cover isn't that waterproof and if a pool develops on top it drips though. But it doesn't bother me as boat are suppost to get wet What it does do is to keep the sun off of things that would otherwise fade and degrade.
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Old 06 January 2012, 09:24   #3
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Condensation maybe ? Will get you every day under covers when its cold at night / warmer in the day ....

Need to get a good airflow ( which is near impossible with an engine type cover ) to stop it.
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I had one and water does get in, the stitching is not waterproof - There was a time where it had linned the front of the boat and filled up, took ages to empty with a bucket.

Even my big proper fitted one lets the water in.
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Old 06 January 2012, 17:33   #5
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Condensation maybe ? Will get you every day under covers when its cold at night / warmer in the day ....

Need to get a good airflow ( which is near impossible with an engine type cover ) to stop it.
Hi peter, too much water for condensation ,i spoke to duck back covers today & they will take it back & give me a refund I don't know what there Blue rib covers are like but if there anything like the engine covers they must be crap if they let water in i thought the point of having a cover was to keep things dry
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Old 06 January 2012, 17:38   #6
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Have a look here http://www.bags4everything.co.uk/
My engines are covered in plastic sheet and the top cover just covers as well.
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Old 06 January 2012, 17:48   #7
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My engines are covered in plastic sheet and the top cover just covers as well.
Hi mick, i've got a good cover for the rib its 100percent waterproof its a pity i didn't get it a bit bigger to go over the engine as well ,i will order a smaller one now the same stuff as the rib cover to go over the engine
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