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Old 12-09-2010, 03:55 PM
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Buy a fortress anchor or a box anchor. They look a ton better, weigh 1/2 as much and hold stronger than a traditional.

And I agree... anchor chocks in the engine bay are probably the best way to store it, but it is a PITA to have to open the sunpad every time you want to grab or stow the anchor. I have a little carpeted storage compartment under the seat that I keep mine in. It's out of the way and fairly easy to access.
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Old 12-09-2010, 05:37 PM
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I think the box anchor is the best bet. After being tied up to a guy at the Shootout with one, it seemes to be much easier than a traditional anchor and stowed a lot easier.
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Old 12-09-2010, 05:58 PM
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Box Anchor, Folds almost flat, do not need chain, I use 6 ft with smaller anchor. Only time I have had a problem with it grabing is when I have had a number of boats tie up to me and they do not throw out an anchor on windy days.


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Old 12-09-2010, 06:13 PM
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I dont want to ugly-up the engine compartment, but that seens to be the best spot to mount it????? TXHAWK (last owner)is gonna kill me!
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Old 12-10-2010, 01:36 AM
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Another vote for the Box anchor.. Not sure the type of anchoring your doing, but if it's shallow waters, consider using a sand spike (slide anchor) off the back with it..

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Old 12-10-2010, 07:31 AM
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Sh!t!......Box anchor it is!
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Sh!t!......Box anchor it is!
I wanted to make a serious hanger for a good anchor in one of the two large forward compartments, just never did. I kept a small one under the back seat. We almost always anchored in water depths of 4 feet or less. I used a small anchor but a lot of rope to leverage it.

Just load up with women and tie up to someone who already has the work done!
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Just load up with women and tie up to someone who already has the work done!
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