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Old 04-15-2019, 07:21 PM
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We recently bought a 2008 38 fountain. Picking it up next week and donít know what size fenders to buy. Any idea what size fits in the fender holders on the engine hatch?
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8x20 is smallest I'd go.
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Old 04-16-2019, 01:54 PM
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Honestly, I can't remember what size I have - but I do carry two different sizes. I believe one is 8" and one is 12" (two of each).

I am a " I like everything balanced" guy. When I had all 8" fenders, the boat wasn't parallel with the dock when properly tied up. The way Fountains are designed, the hull sides taper in quite a bit at the midship cleat. So I use the 12" at midship cleat, and an 8" at the rear cleat. That way, the boat is parallel with the dock when tied up. :-)

If you can wait a bit, I plan on tinkering on my boat over the weekend, and I can measure the holders and fenders to confirm. Since you are in Michigan, I'd guess you can wait a few days. LOL

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The 8" should be fine most of the time, invest in one or two 12"er's for rafting, get covers for all to protect the paint ( I get real fussy because of the black hullsides). If you have the factory holders they likely are for the 8" versions.
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I've been using these on my fenders last couple of seasons. I like them alot, as they dry really fast. Unfortunately, sometimes $hitty docks will snag the spandex material.

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This ladies and gentlemen is likely the cleanest Fountain bilge in the world. Rob keeps his $hit tight! :-)

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Originally Posted by ALL_IN! View Post
This ladies and gentlemen is likely the cleanest Fountain bilge in the world. Rob keeps his $hit tight! :-)
LOL, Thanks Terry the white LEDs make it presentable haha.
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LOL, Thanks Terry the white LEDs make it presentable haha.
any ideas on where I can get the mirrors?
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Old 04-19-2019, 01:58 PM
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any ideas on where I can get the mirrors?
Rob did stainless - search his posts here at OSO, he listed all the info.
I did mirror lexan/poly carbonate - but installed using same materials as Rob.
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