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Re: Help me decide - Mooring bitt or cleat?

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Originally Posted by marcberoz View Post
Casey, Thanks for the photo. Any advantage of having the rod go fore-aft rather than port-starboard?
I thought about what way it should go before mounting. I think it looks better going port-starboard, but in that direction there is more of a chance of hitting the bar with your foot (and maybe tripping) when doing work at the bow, especially in rough conditions. It makes no differance when tying lines, although I have found since installing, it may be easier to tie off the lines with the bar mounted fore-aft as mine is. The mooring bit does take up space, and I probably could have used the next size down, but I'd rather have too big than too small.
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