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Old 05-02-2018, 08:35 PM   #81
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I have a 55lb Rocna. Has never let me down. 25000 LB boat. All chain rode.
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Old 05-03-2018, 02:17 AM   #82
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I have a 55lb Rocna. Has never let me down. 25000 LB boat. All chain rode.
You can park in front of us anytime.
I'd be taking a guess that 55lb is more than enough on 25000lb, but perhaps rocna arent as good as the Manson supreme hence the oversizing
I base the comment on us being 6x your weight and considerably more windage but only 3x the anchor.

We sent weight and picture of our boat to Manson and told them we wanted the armageddon anchor for her and 150lb was their pick (pun intended)
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Old 05-04-2018, 03:00 PM   #83
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Pretty sure I canít make to Australia on this boat, but thanks for the vote of confidence.
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Old 05-04-2018, 03:29 PM   #84
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I have a 55lb Rocna. Has never let me down. 25000 LB boat. All chain rode.
Dude,
I have a 12lb modified Supreme and 3í of chain. 17000lb boat.

Haha I have other anchors but the heaviest one I normally use is 18lbs. XYZ

No I donít imagine that big Roc would let you down. But every anchor has itís weak spot.
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Old 05-04-2018, 03:49 PM   #85
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How big is your Anchor???

Oh wow. Maybe I mis-sized this anchor? In the Bahamas last summer we got caught in a 35 knot thunderstorm out in the open, and Iím glad I had it. I had to let out almost all my chain for it to setó it was super choppy in 12í of water and a grassy bottom.
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Old 05-04-2018, 06:09 PM   #86
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Last year I replaced the F37 Fortress as the primary anchor on our Defever 44 with a 65lb Mantus. We primary anchor in sandy clay/mud, and have had problems with past sailboats with "Danforth" style anchors retaining a bite of clay and not resetting after a 180 degree wind shift. Last weekend we has winds that clocked through 180 degrees twice, and the Mantus had no problem resetting.
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Y'know, I'm not actually sure how big my anchors are. Something like 10-12,000 lbs. I do know that I have three of them, and they each have about 450' of big ol' chain. Each one of those links weighs a good 40-50 lbs. They've saved my bacon on several occasions.
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Well.....I wasn't going to brag, but.....
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One of the best fishermen in my area never anchors. Life baiting drifting or slow trolling.
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I tried that last night, didn't get disappointed, and caught a nice buzz watching the sun set!. thanks for the advice
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