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Re: Chain to chain connectors on anchor chain

Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
If I go 5/16, do I need it as schedule BBB? I currently have 40’ of the stuff on my “cruising” anchor and it is heavy and I have to hand-over-hand it into the boat. What I’ve read in the charts, ¼ inch is acceptable.
I think HT/G4 chain is suppose to have about twice the working load of BBB, so 1/4" HT or 5/16" BBB might suffice, but you'll save some weight with the smaller HT.

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