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Re: Help me decide - Mooring bitt or cleat?

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Originally Posted by CarbonSink62 View Post
And Wikipedia says that a bitt is the same thing as a bollard; then goes on to define a lot of things as 'bollards' that are clearly not bitts. (i.e. lighted traffic posts).
I think of bollards like this:

http://www.greenboatstuff.com/dacobrbomo11.html

And bits like this:

Davey & Company Bronze Mooring Bitt

The bit has more of a pin on it that can bite ("bit") you and a bollard is more round.
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