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post #3 of Old 12-05-2008
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You may have been over a weed bed and in which case the anchor was not holding. You said it is a mud bottom, but are you sure you were not in some weeds.
Also, the Danforth is probably one of the worst designs when it comes to resetting. IIRC.

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