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Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

My nice big fenders would pick up a graphite color from the black dock floats, and then transfer it to my hull as they rolled around:

Fender covers are ridiculously expensive, and they just get disgusting looking anyway, so I made my own from old T-shirts:
They do look like the boating equivalent of trailer trash, but they're functional and cheap enough that I'm not reluctant to change them out whenever needed.

Here's "wit and witout" as they say in South Philly:



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