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Re: Paint to mark anchor chain?

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Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
Regular rustoleum paint works well enough, spray or brush.
No matter what you put on it won't last more than a couple years so it's pointless to get expensive.

Make the marks at least 6 inches long and add tie wraps so you have something to 'see'/'feel' at night.
What he said. I tried other markers, but the windlass didn't like them.

A box can make the job neater:
Sail Delmarva: Marking Chain

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




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