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2-Bow 1" Dodger Frame Kit with Rigid Supports & Hand Rails 84" x 40" x 40" (Stainless Steel) #121918
Sew it yourself! This California Dodger Skin Kit for a 2-Bow Frame contains all the materials needed to sew the fabric portion of a California dodger, including 46-inch-wide Sunbrella® Marine Grade Fabric in a premium color. Skin kits can be used to replace the fabric on an existing dodger frame or can be paired with our 2-Bow Dodger Frame Kit (#121918) to create a new, custom California dodger from start to finish. Dodgers, also known as sprayhoods, provide protection from the sun and offer shelter from rain and spray.
California dodgers differ from traditional dodgers in two main ways:
- The side windows on a California dodger are larger than those on a traditional dodger.
- The front and side windows on a California dodger are removable; only the front window on a traditional dodger is removable.
The Sailrite® California Dodger Skin Kit with Sunbrella premium-color fabric is intended to be used with frames that use rigid support struts (included in our Dodger Frame Kit). Webbing and webbing strap hardware are not included.
Making your own custom California dodger skin is easy! This kit includes all the necessary materials, such as:
- Sunbrella® Marine Grade Fabric
- Lenzip® zippers
- Sunbrella® acrylic binding
- Strataglass™ 30 gauge clear vinyl window material
- DOT® Twist-Lock Fasteners and Snap Fasteners
- And more!
California Dodger Skin Kits do not include frames, fittings and rigid supports; those are sold separately or as a complete set in our 2-Bow Dodger Frame Kit (#121918).
This kit will accommodate a maximum frame width of 84 inches and a nominal height of 40 inches at its maximum spread with a maximum length fore and aft of up to 70 inches (includes the front window panel to the deck).
Please note: This skin kit should be assembled using the instructional video found on this page. Written instructions are not provided.
- 8 yds. 46" Premium Sunbrella® Color — Select color from drop-down menu
- 150 ft. Sunbrella® Acrylic Bias Binding Tape 1" Premium Color — Select color from drop-down menu
- 1 cone V-92 White UV Bonded Polyester Thread 4 oz.
- 2 Lenzip® #10 White Single Locking Pull 84" Finished Zipper (Molded Tooth)
- 1 Lenzip® #10 White Double Locking Pull 96" Finished Zipper (Molded Tooth)
- 2 Lenzip® #10 White Double Locking Pull 48" Finished Zipper (Molded Tooth)
- 1 Strataglass™ 30 Gauge Vinyl Window Material 54" x 110" Clear (2 pack)
- 10 yds. Dura-Skirm® Patterning Material 74"
- 1 YKK® SNAPCAP® #10 White Zipper Top Stop (VISLON®) (10 pack)
- 1 roll Seamstick 1/4" Basting Tape for Canvas & Upholstery (36 yds.)
- 2 rolls Seamstick 3/8" Basting Tape for Canvas (50 yds.)
- 1 Blind Rivet for SnapRite® Surface Die (Stainless Steel) (10 pack)
- 1 DOT® Snap Fastener Cloth-to-Cloth Stud (Stainless Steel) (10 pack)
- 1 yd. Shelter-Rite® White 61" Fabric
- 1 Sailrite® Woven Sew In Tags (2 pack)
- 1 roll Filament Strapping Tape 3/4"
- 1 sq. ft. Leather 4-5 oz. Chrome Pearl Grey
- 2 DOT® Twist-Lock Fastener 2 Screw Stud Cloth-to-Surface Set (Nickel-Plated Brass) (10 pack)
- 1 DOT® Twist-Lock Fastener Double-High 2-Hole Screw Stud (Nickel-Plated Brass) (10 pack)
- 1 DOT® Twist-Lock Fastener Extended Legs Eyelet (Nickel-Plated Brass) (10 pack)
- 3 DOT® Snap Fastener Cloth-to-Surface Set 3/8" Screw (Stainless Steel) (10 pack)
- 1 roll Trimmable Butyl Tape 1" (30 ft.)
- 2 6" x 6" samples Boat Blanket Gray 72" Fabric
- 10 ft. Polyester White Hook 1"
Required Tools (Not Included):
Reference end of instructional video below for additional recommended items.
Please note: This item is non-returnable.