Figure 1 - Installation of mounting brackets
Figure 2 - Attaching the pivot arms
Figure 3 - Installation of windlock bar.
Figure 4 - Installation of wind lock bar.
Figure 7 - Assembly of support arms to pivot arms.
Figure 8 - Positioning Covermate3 on spa.
Figure 9 - Installation of retainer clips.
Figure 10 - Installation of safety lockdown strap.
Position the spa cover (in closed position) on the spa making sure that all four corners
are properly positioned and square an the spa.
Using the #10x1" screws attach the left and right Mounting Brackets to the
appropriate sides of the spa.
NOTE: Brackets can be mounted directly to the Top rail of the Spa or to
the side wall of the Spa.
Caution: To prevent splitting of wood cabinet pre-drill hales with a
Connect the Pivot Arms to the Mounting Bracket (See Fig.2) After Pivot Arms are connected
tilt them back into the upright position.
Using the3 I/4 x3/8' Bolt and Nut attach the Wind lock Bar to the inside edge of the left
side Pivot Arm (see Fig.3 and Fig 4). Slightly overtighten Nut and Bolt and then loosen so
that Wind Lock swings freely.
Note:Be sure that Lock Nut is on outside edge of Pivot Arm.
Attach Ball Stud to each Bracket using the 5/16 Nut and Washers provided (see Fig. 5).
Note: Install Ball Stud so that the Ball end points inward toward the spa
(see Fig.5). Next- slip the Bell Stud Straps over the end of the Pivot Arms and position
so that Pilot Hole on Ball Stud Strap lines up with Bottom Pilot Hole on Pivot Arm. Insert
#10 self tapping Screw and tighten Ball Stud and Nut (see Fig.6).
Note: Be sure that the Ball is pointing outward, away from the Spa.
Caution: Do not install Shocks at this time.
Slip the Lock Down Straps on to the long end of each Support Arm (see Fig )/. Next slip
the Cover Retainer Clips on to the long end of the Support Arms (see Fig. 7). Note: there
is a left side and right side Retainer Clip. Next slip The long end of the Support Arms
into the Center Coupler Piece. Then slide Support Arms into the Pivot Arms (See Fig. 7).
Lay the Covermate on the spa cover. Adjust the Coupler Piece and Support Arms so that the
Coupler Piece is lying parallel to the spa cover's hinge about a 1/2'away. (See Fig. 8)
Using the #10 self tapping screws fasten Support Arms to Pivot Arms and the Coupler Piece.
Note: Be sure to rotate the Coupler Piece so that the inserted screws are
at a horizontal angle with heads facing the back of the spa.
Position Retainer Clips so that the vertical portion is centered between the two Cover
Halves and the horizontal portion touching the underside of the cover is inset from the
outside edge cover approx. 3/4" on the inside of the Cover Skirt. Using a #10 Self
Taping Screw Screw Retainer Clip into final position (See Fig 9).
Adjust length of Safety Lock Down Strap and attach Buckle portion to side of the Spa (see
Using the Covermate, lift the Cover off the Spa and place in the upright position. Snap
the Gas Shocks on to the Ball Studs.
Note: Be sure to install Gas Shocks with black body on top.
Slip the black hand grips to the edge and snap black plastic screw head covers on. You are