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Old 05-14-2016, 06:21 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by FF View Post
Not sure from the vidio but that chain stopper looks like it is mounted backwards.

And looks mighty tiny and weak to hold a boat in a blow.

The windlass just recovers the ground tackle , 1000lbs 2000lbs of strain at best.

The chain stopper holds the pull of the entire vessel while anchored in a blow.
Nope, it is on there correctly, otherwise it does not jam (stop) the chain when paying out. See first post for original issue, which the piece of string resolves.

Also see other thread on snubbers/bridles.

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