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Old 06-20-2005, 12:36 AM
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I carry 4 big fenders. 2 for when im tying up at the docks, or next to someone. 2 for the dildo thats trying to tye up next to me with $5 walmart bumpers.

i keep 2-12's and 2-25's.
amen brutha . . i keep same stuff on board. altough i have no problem refusing the idiot that has clothes line and PFD's to raft with. zero tolerance there.

one rule of thumb for dock lines is atleast two lines no shorter than the length of your boat and spend the extra few $$$ for 1/2 inch or 5/8ths. i also keep 4 25 foot 3/8ths as well (for what ever).
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Old 06-20-2005, 05:28 AM
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sorry Ms Patriyatch i am a mechanic. I have not ever had the chance to raft up with other boats. Yes its a small boat with my great boss maybe in a yr or so it will grow. One doesnt make a fortune as a mechanic exspecially here in SC. I guess i should have just called Mrs Wigginout's better half and asked him. I wanted a few opinons on what every one thought. Glad you did touch the one question i didnt ask. I want to enjoy my time on the lake. I dont think many people try skiing behind a 30 ft plus boat. I allready figured i needed at least 4 lines and fenders just length was my bigest question . Looks like its another one of thoose deals if you have more then needed your better off. Thank you very much Mrs Wigginout.
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Sorry forgot its just a 89 SVC200 stingray solid red like very other thing i own. I can only dream of owning a boat as gorgeous as that wigginout boat. Besides little bit larger then i want to tow every weekend to get wet since i am lucky right now to get one day on a weekend.
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actually I will add one thing, we don't have covers on our fendors/bumpers and a guy we were going to raft off of, made a big deal about it. So before the next poker run I am buying those stretchy covers for our bumpers, not sure what they are called, but you might want to get those also
they are called "Bumper covers"
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I would think GlassDave would recommend "NO" bumpers ...

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No bumper covers no tie up period.I don't want to spend 8 hrs. buffing out the scatches because the owner didn't want to spend a nother $20 for covers.Superwrench make sure you have Ken show you how too leave your bumpers tied up on the outside of the boat when your going down the lake.lol just bustin your chops Ken.Hope everything going good at L.M.Hope to see you'll soon.
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Four fenders, 4-10's, 4-12's, 3-25's. (and that's just in the cabin....)
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Four fenders, 4-10's, 4-12's, 3-25's. (and that's just in the cabin....)
hey ... wait a minute .........
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(2) 8 x 22 fnders w/ covers, (2) 6 x 20 fenders w/ covers, (6) 1/2 x 25 ft braided dock lines. Kept these on a 30 ft cruiser, then a 21 ft runabout, now a 31 go-fast. Also keep a 150 ft 3/8 spare "anchor" line and spare anchor to back into the beaches we hang at.
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My boat is 24ft.
Don't raft up much.
I have 4 6"(dia) fenders. Two of them have lines on each side, incase i need them tied up horizontally.
I have 2 15ft, 4 20ft & 2 25ft lines.
I just added 2 of the 20ft lines w/ snap hooks on them to attach to my bow/stern eyes, for easy attachment.
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