Actually, the wicks I used were plain and uncolored. However, in the
spirit of extreme vanity, Touche' does have customized red dock lines. (I
didn't buy them. They were a gift.)
Touche' 35-1 #83
On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 3:19 PM, Lee Youngblood via CnC-List <
> Great solution Dennis, as usual!
> For the rest of us, I’d like to point out Dennis may have painted his boat
> red, to go with his wick?
> On my “beater boat ” we use a ripped terrycloth rag, works just fine in
> rainy Seattle and looks “natural”, turns green in a week.
> Very happy to have the metal toe rail, Lee
> On Feb 12, 2018, at 5:11 37AM, Dennis C. via CnC-List <
> email@example.com> wrote:
> I used cotton lamp wick like this:
> I just folded it over a couple times and stitched it so it looks like a
> letter "P". The folded over part lays on the deck and the tail sticks out
> throught the toe rail. It hangs free of the hull so the drips fall off the
> end of the wick and don't run down the topsides.
> Amazon sells round wicks for about $2. One could just tie a know in a
> couple of those and do the same thing. :)
> Dennis C.
> Touche' 35-1 #83
> Mandeville, LA
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