View Poll Results: Fender covers or not?
Bare naked fenders
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53.92%
Fenders with soft covers
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39.22%
No fenders
0
0%
Not that anal, couldn't care less
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6.86%
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Old 01-16-2003, 02:04 PM
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I found the naked black fenders would rub off scuff marks on my hull, much like black soled tennis shoes on a floor. It was most noticible on my white rubber rubrail (rubber on rubber). So I had some covers custom made to match my paint job.

I've used them for two seasons and I'm going to need to replace them for next summer. They're getting worn out. We raft up a lot at loto!
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Old 01-16-2003, 03:25 PM
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YUP I STIL HAV MY TWO STP FENDIR COVERERS
ON MY 68 FORD PICKUP MAKES A NICE SOFT SPOT FOR BUBBA
MAA AND PAAW TO SIT.
WHEN WE RIDE DOWN TO THE FLEA MARKET, I JUST SHUT THE HOOD ON UM AND THEY STAY PUT KEEPS THOSE DANG SHOPING CART DENTS OF THE OLD FORD TOO.
AND WHEN THEY A FLAPPING IN THE WIND ID SWAR THEY SAVIN
SOME FUEL, YA KNOW JUST LIKE BUBBA DOES ON THE BASS BOAT.
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Old 01-16-2003, 07:07 PM
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Clay Washington
I have four, fat, solid-white, smooth-sided, naked fenders. Keep your "ribbed" fenders away from my boat!

Ya gotta love those newbees with the brand new, 30-foot Bajas that show up at party cove with no fenders. Or worse, "Walmart fenders" that are three inches in diameter.
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QUOTE] OR EVEN WORSE SOME OLDIE WITH A 20 SOMETHING CROWNLINE
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Old 01-16-2003, 07:50 PM
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Learned the fender rub gel coat the hard way on last boat. On this one I went down & bought the hull hugr's When other people pull out their fenders I say no way & pull out my hugr's After 2 years works good so far
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Old 01-16-2003, 08:21 PM
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Originally posted by wwwTOPDJcom
70 bucks for a really good towel Damn thats a lot , I could see 30-35 not 70

Ther worth it, they barely fit in the washer,and one of them covers the whole sundeck, they are huge and aprox. 1'' thick
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Old 01-16-2003, 08:30 PM
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The best ones i have seen were made of fleece. They were on some boats on display at the Newport R.I. show this fall. You think i could of remembered the info on the label. It was something like MainePoint. I am still kicking myself for not writing it down.
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Old 01-16-2003, 08:39 PM
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Fleece...now that's soft I wonder how durable though? Would have to have a HD backing material...hmm....
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Old 01-16-2003, 10:08 PM
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I had fender covers. I ripped them off because all the did was collect the dirt from the muddy Hudson river and it was like throwing a bunch of wet towels in my boat that never dried out and they became smelly and moldy. Naked is the only way to go.
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Old 01-16-2003, 11:40 PM
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LOL @ garshev
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Old 01-17-2003, 11:14 AM
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nothing worse..nice boat and crappie fenders. Or when your buddy comest to tie up with his 3" walmarts that are hard and dont compress with terrible brown rusty stains..nno thanks I will go solo today!
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