Pool Noodle Covering Trailer Fenders

Protect yourself from sharp edges by using a pool noodle
pool noodle fenders
Prevent cuts by using a pool noodle as a buffer around your trailer’s fenders. Illustration by Steve Sanford

Anthony Perkins, of Hampton Roads, Virginia, sent us this tip for using a pool noodle around fenders for protection from cuts.

“As a former mechanic, I know your arms can get pretty cut up due to sharp edges on fenders, so when I had to work on my trailer brakes, I took a precaution. I split a swim noodle lengthwise and fit it around the edge of the fender. One less thing to worry about as I worked on the trailer.”

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