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Re: Floating Dock protection

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Originally Posted by svHyLyte View Post
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.

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No doubt, but my suggestion was for a cheap protection device, not to lay against. Your idea of covering the tire with fabric, etc. is a good one tho.

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