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Old 05-31-2015, 11:11 PM   #1
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Default Experience with hardtotop.com hard tops

Has anyone had experience with hardtotop.com hard tops? Ever see one in person?



I'm considering a hardtop and new side curtains next season, so starting to look around. I'd love to hear everyone's thoughts.
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Old 06-01-2015, 02:37 AM   #2
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I had a Sea Ray 220 SVR that had a hard top, my only complaint was it was to low.

How big of one are you considering? Windshield to mid cockpit or further back?

With your boat bad styling can ruin its appearance.
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I think I want it to mirror the existing dimensions of my current bimini. The only difference is that it can't bend down as steeply at the edges along the side.



Mine has a rear swept radar arch, so arch to above windshields. Plan on using original bimini frames so height is not an issue.



I see a lot of plusses in longevity, cost, can add leds and make it glow at night. Also, can potentially mount solar panels on top and a fan underneath without significant modifications. Just haven't seen this top in person..... Have concerns.....
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Looks like you have an Arch, how do you plan on addressing that?
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With your boat bad styling can ruin its appearance.


Reading between the lines, are you saying these tops are bad styling? Because that was one of my concerns. Looks like they can't/don't curve down as much at the edges as a bimini does, and looks a little strange.
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Reading between the lines, are you saying these tops are bad styling? Because that was one of my concerns. Looks like they can't/don't curve down as much at the edges as a bimini does, and looks a little strange.

Yep

straight flat line against a euro round cruiser just sticks out.
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