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Zipper maintenance

May 2, 2020
Catalina 36 MkII 1778 Venice, FL
Anybody use a lubricant on your bimini or dodger zippers to extend their life or make easier to zip?


Jan 22, 2008
Tartan 37 Pensacola Shipyard, FL
We use the stick lubricant on our boat. Something else to do with your double ended zippers like on the dodger opening is to park them in different locations every time you use them. A little to port, a little to starboard, back to center and repeat. I forgot to put some on my bottle koozie and it took me a while to free that zipper.