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Choosing The Right Rope


Slip 866 Sunset Marina Byrdstown Tn

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    212rowboat212rowboat Member Posts: 2,591 ✭✭✭✭✭
    using different colors for different length dock line is floggin' brilliant.... and it never crossed my mind.. good read!!!
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    TikiHut2TikiHut2 Member Posts: 1,431 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 2013

    Arrgg, hey there swabby while there might be soap on a rope, I was always told that there is no ROPE on a boat.... :ar!

    Not unlike most, my sailboats were covered with dozens of "colored lines" for trimming sails in nearly every hue just to keep them somewhat clear as to what's what. I've gotten so used to just hitting the key to make my new venture go that this never crossed my mind either. Great idea on our beloved stinkpot too.

    Enjoying life on the dark side with my smoker, seriously. Mike
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    2004 FV270, 300hp 5.7 350mag MPI Merc 305hrs, 2:20 Bravo3 OD w.22p props, 12v Lenco tabs, Kohler 5kw genset, A/C, etc.etc...
    Regular weekender, Trailer stored indoors, M/V TikiHut, Sarasota, Fl
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    Black_DiamondBlack_Diamond Member Posts: 5,439 ✭✭✭✭✭
    We call it poka-yoke in the manufacturing world: mistake proofing.  Different colors ID the line length (or diameter), I did mine this way more of habbit than thinking of it lol.  Slowly swapping over my transient lines for the same reasons.

    Past owner of a 2003 342FV
    PC BYC, Holland, MI
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