[QUOTE: But it's never going to penetrate w a shank like that .. there's no hope of making a super anchor of it anyway.[/QUOTE]
You are correct. My Willard 40 came with a 80+ lb version of this anchor and I could never get it to set. This lead me to the Super MAX and then, eventually, the rest of the story on company.
The flukes of the Forfjord are so blunt they are very difficult to get them to dig in. Perhaps someone with a better touch than I have of allowing just enough rode out so the flukes actually point down into the seabed with the shank raised can be more successful. The weight of the Forfjord is definitely the factor and the heavier the better. I still have my old one somewhere in my shed. I would never sell it without a full disclosure of the challenges I had with the anchor and my belief of the lack of overnight security. Perhaps this is why fisherman and watermen use the Forfjord anchor for short term use.
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