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Re: Help me decide - Mooring bitt or cleat?

At the risk of starting a battle (and hearing the war cry of "WASABI!" from 2 threads over) I'll say that in navy training I heard these fixtures called 'bollards'.

The easily remembered mneumonic?

"Bitts are like tits, they come in pairs."

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