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post #2 of Old 05-30-2013
Brent Swain
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Re: Recommend Cleat for bow/anchor

Any cleat should be far stronger than the heaviest line you will ever use on it, including tow lines. That is why I prefer a mooring bit. The ones on my boats are mostly 90 tons sheer strength.
Putting them on the rail drastically reduces chafe.
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