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post #3 of Old 07-18-2009
knothead
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Originally Posted by Vasco View Post
Always use nylon for mooring lines.

Yep. Wrong line for the application. These snubbers have been around for many years. I'm pretty sure that if they had a propensity for chafing through docklines, they would not still be in production.
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