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post #30 of Old 03-10-2008
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Originally Posted by SimonV View Post
For what its worth I just bought a Para anchor, as for the sudden shock, 400
foot of 9/16" three strand nylon I would take up any shock loading, also the para vents at shock loads of 7000lbs.
Doesn't nylon have something like a 50% stretch value? If it is like a climbing rope the nylon will work like a big bungee, perfect!

There is a tide in the affairs of men,
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
Shakespeare, Julius Caesar IV, iii, 217
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