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Re: Floating Dock protection
A used small compact car, or motorcycle tire cut in half? Zip-tied to the piling cage....?
Having once had to lay against black (discarded) tire "fenders" on a commercial pier, I can attest that the (skid) marks they can/will leave on your hull can take hours/days to remove unless the tires are covered with some type of fabric or fleece.
"It is not so much for its beauty that the sea makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from the waves, that so wonderfully renews a weary spirit."
Last edited by svHyLyte; 06-23-2013 at 10:14 AM.