What material is this? Plastic or hard rubber?

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Used as a boat buffer.
 

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What material is this? Plastic or hard rubber
Yeah, based on that pic, I'd guess that it's probably one or the other.
 
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Yeah, based on that pic, I'd guess that it's probably one or the other.
Yes, i kind of guessed that.
 
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Best guess would be that it is a baulk of recycled mixed plastics .

Very common in this sort of application and relatively very cheap .

There are some useful clues in the rub marks and especially in that circular hole .

Also a further clue in the reasonably accurate square edged form of the baulk .
 
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Yes, i kind of guessed that.
My point was that based on nothing but that pic, it could be damned near anything. I couldn't even rule out metal just based on the pic.
 

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