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Old 04-26-2011, 04:55 PM   #8
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RE: Setting anchor with the windlass question

skipperdude wrote:Egregious wrote:What kept me awake all night was the fear of a bear swimming out and killing me.* I don't have a gun on board!* JUST JOKING.
*A fish and game guy I met last week on the Keni River told me the best bear deterrent is a road flair.

Said it stops them in there track.**Even at full charge.



*If the road flare is one of those types that drip flaming slag I'd be very careful. The cure may be worse than the disease if not handled well.

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