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Re: Anchor Snubbers Redux

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Originally Posted by vtsailguy View Post
I saw in the archives a hotly contested thread about anchor snubbers:
What kind of anchor snubber?

No-one mentioned a simple chain hook that screws as a way to fix the snubber to the chain.
Cequent Quick-Link Chain Hook-Up 10000 lbs. 1/2 49135

Wouldn't one of these solve the hook-falling-off-chain problem?
...or you can go old-school: mouse the hook with a bit of tarred marline: waterproof, easy, cheap, fast, removed with one swipe of a good sharp knife*:
http://bowsprite.files.wordpress.com...11/mousing.jpg

*(which you should wear anytime you are on deck):

Top 10 sheath knives tried and tested by CB | Classic Boat Magazine

The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework - Hervey Garrett Smith - Google Books

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