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DR. SHRINK TideMinders® Self-Adjusting Chafe Protection

Model # 8420671Mfg # WM-TMKIT

$48.99

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Product Description

Self-adjusting Tideminder balls protect boat and lines

Protect your dock and mooring lines against fouling and chafing and eliminate the need to adjust lines during storms and tidal changes. Simply thread dock line up to 1"dia. through the Tideminder balls, secure with figure 8 knots to any size piling. The 3" x 2 3/4" balls move up and down with your boat delivering constant tension and shock absorption. Package of 9 balls.

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Dr. Shrink TideMinders Self-Adjusting Chafe Protection
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (4)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Holds boat securely (4)
  • Safe (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Docks (4)
  • Large boats (3)

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5.0

Tideminders

By 38CarverMY

from Amityville, NY

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Holds Boat Securely
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Docks
    • Large Boats

    Comments about Dr. Shrink TideMinders Self-Adjusting Chafe Protection:

    The BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD!!!!!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    TideMinders

    By Bottomline

    from New Jersey

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Holds Boat Securely

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Docks

      Comments about Dr. Shrink TideMinders Self-Adjusting Chafe Protection:

      Easy to install. The most difficult part was adjusting the length of the line from the loop that contains the Tideminders up to the boat cleat. It took me a few try's but wasn't complicated.

      I also had to make sure that the fixed lines for the boat in the adjacent slip that I share a deck pile with were high enough to not interfere with the Tideminders on a high or moon tide.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The Only Way to Go!

      By R.F.K.

      from Havre De Grace, Md.

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Holds Boat Securely
      • Reliable
      • Safe

      Cons

      • Ballslines Hang In Water

      Best Uses

      • Docks
      • Large Boats
      • Small Boats

      Comments about Dr. Shrink TideMinders Self-Adjusting Chafe Protection:

      These work real well but the balls and line hang in the water and get filthy. The directions say to keep them at a 15 deg. angle but that doesn't work in the real world.

       
      5.0

      Tideminders are incredible, so simple!!!

      By Mark

      from Bayonne, NJ

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Holds Boat Securely
      • Perfect for old docks
      • Reliable
      • Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Docks
        • Large Boats
        • Pilings
        • Small Boats

        Comments about Dr. Shrink TideMinders Self-Adjusting Chafe Protection:

        This is so simple, thread them on line up to 1 inch in diameter, and tie a figure eight knot to hold them in place, then tie a bowline knot, put them on your piling, tie your cleat off, your done!!!!

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