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Old 04-24-2003, 04:08 PM
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call them things "tie the thing in the back" "clip the thing in the front" "get the thing on the side?
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Old 04-24-2003, 04:08 PM
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Farmers use ropes. Sailors use lines. (using "sailors" collectively)
 
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Old 04-24-2003, 04:41 PM
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About 15 years ago i tied my wife to the sunpad of a chris craft stinger late at nite in a marina i used the lines that were on the boat.did they become rope when attached to her wrists? did she get rope burns or line burns
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Old 04-24-2003, 05:55 PM
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It depends on where it is. A rope is a rope unless it's on a boat. Then it's always line.
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:12 PM
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Old 04-24-2003, 08:07 PM
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I have a few dock lines, a couple of ski ropes and an anchor rope.
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Old 04-24-2003, 08:13 PM
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T2x, I have found the same. my boat was 5mph faster with the colored lines.Otto
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I'm going to get 1-2 miles per more with the new monogramed lines next.Otto
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:06 PM
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Quote:
Originally posted by Too Old
Have you seen those fenders that are shaped like naked chicks?

I'm thinking there's some speed to be had there too.
Where can I order those?
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:20 PM
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My boat has ropes. It has a front, rear, left side, right side. I go to the front, sometimes I go to the back. I call people on the radio. I keep the bumpers under the seat. Just tell me to toss you the line that holds it centered while in the slip.

Port, starboard, aft, fore, hail, lines, fenders, spring lines are terms that do not get a response, or at least a useful one while in my boat. K.I.S.S.
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