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Old 08-25-2017, 11:28 AM   #21
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Bummer, hope it was just a scratch. We all get those.

IMO, fenders are just like anchors (here we go...) - get some big enough that you feel slightly silly using them, and you'll be happy. To make this trip thru the locks in my new-to-me 22', i grabbed the fenders off my 42' and used those. Now I can't switch down to the 'normal' sized ones.
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Old 08-25-2017, 02:31 PM   #22
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If they are like anchor, I am impatient to see a thread starting to know what is the best one lol

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Old 08-25-2017, 04:57 PM   #23
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IMO, fenders are just like anchors (here we go...) - get some big enough that you feel slightly silly using them, and you'll be happy.
The ultimate solution, of course, is this spiffy Mega-Fender, perfect for new boat deliveries, tight dockage and locking through.
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Old 08-25-2017, 07:43 PM   #24
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I use five fenders per side. (While the middle three are cylindrical, the fore and aft ones are round, mostly used on occasion when departing with the wind/current pushing onto the dock.)
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