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Old 07-18-2004, 03:32 PM
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Read about it in some magazine and also on http://www.tackletour.com

Anyone used it? I'd really like to protect the cockpit from dropped sinkers and marking shoes and such.

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Sal:

A guy with a 36' Egg Harbor at my boat club has it on his rear cockpit deck and loves it. It actually looks pretty good, though he admits its not cheap. He says that he needs to take it up once or twice per season to clean under it really well, then he washes both the Dri-Dek & cockpit off with a power washer at season end (NE boating season ) .

Only thing is, he's not a fisherman, so I'd bet you'd need to remove it or hose it down really well if/when fishblood got onto the deck.
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I've been using it for years to line the bottom of compartments & hatches. Works great.
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i use it on the console floor & on the bow storage floor, great product
my buddy uses it underneath his racks to keep his dive tanks off the deck
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I just did my under console, came out real nice. You can cut the edges real easy with a razor knife for a custom fit. Keeps the stuff you throw in their from staying damp.

It is much cheaper to buy it direct vs marine stores but for some reason the one foot tiles are the lowest cost per sq/ft:

Discount Prices
Dri-Dek 1'x1' Tiles $3.38 Each
Dri-Dek 3'x4' Sheets $54.75 Each
Dri-Dek 3'x12' Rolls $159.40 Each
Dri-Dek 2"X12" Edge $1.94 Each
Dri-Dek 2"x2" Corner $.88 Each
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Good stuff, I put it in the splash well (no non skid there). It works great . i also use it in storage areas etc.
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Marble floors are cheaper to install in these parts.
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I love marble floors, if you can get me one for less than $4/foot I am in. For the house, not the boat.
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Does that marble come in non-skid?...
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Homedepot sells some flooring similar to the dri-deck that costs $10 for 10 square feet. They only have it in dark blue. I bought 7 boxes and installed it in my cockpit. It's kind of a pain to click together but my wife got the hang of it after the second box.
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Sounds great, fellas !!!

I think i'll line my cockpit with Dri-Dek.

One thing i don't understand is this:

Dri-Dek 1'x1' Tiles $3.38 Each
Dri-Dek 3'x4' Sheets $54.75 Each

The price difference eludes me completely

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