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Re: Tires as Fenders
The other cat uses old tires covered with carpet. The gel coat of both cats looks great. Now which way is the best way to go? If the tires work, I would save the $2,000. And I would assume, due to the constant wear the fenders get, the fenders will need replaceing every 5 years (these cats are at an end pier so they must be tied tight to the dock).
If you do a neat job with pieces of tire and then cover them neatly with indoor/outdoor carpet you could get a pretty cheap and effective solution that could look decent as well.
Taking a bit of care with your workmanship would be the key to making this an acceptable looking solution I think.
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