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Old 06-01-2011, 04:24 PM
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Default what is the best boat fender for rafting and floating docks??

so what is the best fender for rafting up and tieing up to a floating dock? Yes i know the obvious of one that protects your boat, but one that looks good too!!!! post pics if possible
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IMO any good brand of cylindrical fender is good. However, I would make sure you use one of these covers on them. I keep 4 in my boat, 2 for me and 2 in case somebody tries to raft up to me and doesn't have covers on theirs. I'm not letting my boat get scratched because somebody else is too cheap to buy some.

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Polyform fan here, with fender-condoms of course.

I HATE flat fenders.
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Polyform fan here, with fender-condoms of course.

I HATE flat fenders.
X2, I use G-5's to keep things a few more inches away and I'm getting ready to buy a set of fender covers also
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yea been there before when the guy wants to raft up and throws out a little 3" dia fender with tar all over it!!!!
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Saw these the other day at havasu.. Looked quick and easy

http://www.amazon.com/Kwik-Tek-Large.../dp/B000ORUKEA
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yea been there before when the guy wants to raft up and throws out a little 3" dia fender with tar all over it!!!!
LOL, that sounds about right
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or the redneck cousion thats 3 sheets to the wind and has his work boots on!!!
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Polyform fan here, with fender-condoms of course.

I HATE flat fenders.
same here!!


and if the person next to me doesent have cloth fender covers I"ll put them back in his boat .
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