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Old 11-04-2008, 06:15   #1
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I thought these were an interesting concept. I can't tell you how many times I've tripped over dock cleats in the dark. Could probably save quite a few stubbed toes!

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I see they have them in 7", 10" & 12" also.
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Do they come in red also???????????????? Items glowing green all around the boat could cause some confusion.
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Those are cool, but how about something that glows in the daytime, that is usually when I stub my toes.....
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Old 11-04-2008, 07:44   #4
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Those are cool, but how about something that glows in the daytime, that is usually when I stub my toes.....
Foam rubber cleats, maybe I shoudl invent those!
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Old 11-04-2008, 07:58   #5
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Wouldn't it be cheaper to invent steel toed deck shoes?
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Men's Timberland Whetstone ESD Moc Toe Oxford
Features premium leather for comfort and durability. Conductive, breathable open-cell polyurethane footbed provides cushioning. Anatomically contoured insole with integral steel shank for support. Polyurethane unit sole is lightweight and flexible, with excellent cushioning, slip-resistance, oil resistance, abrasion resistance, and incorporates Ladder Lock™ outsole radius for comfort and confidence on extension ladders.
This style features a steel toe.
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I have to get me a pair of those so I can leave them below and stub my toe while walking on the deck in my bare feet
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Another million dollar idea missed.
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OK, forget the shoes, we just need to invent steel toes
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OK, forget the shoes, we just need to invent steel toes
Might be a bit hard to swim with, and hell going through airports.
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