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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
IIRC, the Fortress and Danforths don't necessarily work well with all-chain or a lot of chain, especially in a soft bottom. IIRC, Fortress recommends a rode with 6-10' of chain, rather than all chain. From the Fortress website:

Not many people I know anchor in water much deeper than 25'... IIRC, the anchor will have trouble setting properly with too much chain.
Hmmmm...on the PB when I only had about 10-20' feet of chain the thing dragged all over the place but after I increased this to oh around 50' things improved enormously.

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