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Re: Tires as Fenders

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Originally Posted by klem View Post
Due to the stiffness of even softer tires, you will find that the boat comes up much harder against the dock. .

Good point. Having the boat slam harder would be harder on boat hull as well as standing rigging (shock loads), I would think.
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