Originally Posted by bjung
Which L&A issue was the article in? I'd like to read their reasoning.
Nov/Dec 2010 Issue #126, with Jessica Watson on the Cover
Article: "Anchoring Made Easy" by Alex and Daria Blackwell.
Talking about the Quickset Ultra and the Rocna...
"Yes, we know that there is a suggestion to use it with a swivel, but we are not in favor of swivels as in our opinion, corroborated by colleagues' experiences, they add another opportunity for a potential weal link. On that note, we are also not supporters of a long slot as on the Manson Supreme. In a 180 degree wind shift this could conceivably cause the anchor to be pulled out of the bottom - just as if you were employing a trip line."