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post #2 of Old 05-06-2003
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Marking Chain

The previous owner of my boat came up with a pretty good idea.

He used plastic ties (like the kind you use to bundle wires together - that has the locking slide) to mark his chain.

One tie at 30 feet, two ties at 60, etc.

the nice thing is - it is easy to understand what length is being deployed at night too...paint might not be easy to see in the dark - and would likely rub off faster.
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