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Old 03-20-2013
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Re: Tires as Fenders

My old dock has a couple of tires mounted on it as fenders. I hatde them, they left black marks on the gelcoat that was annoying to remove. I was always docking in a way that made sure that the boat never touched the tire, kind of defeating it's purpose.
boats that I sail on regularly: Pearson 28-2, Rondar 505, Yankee 30, Blanchard Junior
Seattle, WA
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