Thread: Anchor Circles
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Old 09-01-2016, 08:48 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by psneeld View Post
Ok....for the old timers with cast iron frying pans onboard....

This anchor alarm is a sash weight, tied with twine to a fid.

Drop the anchor and the sash weight right next to it. Let out anchor line and twine.

Secure anchor line....Run twine to cabin, add about 5 feet of slack to twine, tie off fid, slip fid in slot of frying pan handle, balance pan on fid on counter edge.

Anchor drags, pulls fid out of pan handke, frying pan hitting the deck wakes up the dead.
That will work and there's no calculations involved.
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