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post #40 of Old 03-20-2013
Brent Swain
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Re: Tires as Fenders

Yes ,stick a knife in the tire to make sure its not steel belted. Several along your dock not only protect you more if a line breaks, but they also make it much easier for anyone who falls off the dock to get back aboard.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
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