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post #24 of Old 02-27-2012
killarney_sailor
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You are half right

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Originally Posted by jfdubu View Post
I use a 15lb bruce knock off w/20' of 5/16 ht chain and "not sure how many ft of 1/2" three braid rode. 28' boat at 8k loaded. IMHO you can't beat a bruce lb for lb.

John
Pound for pound you certainly can beat a Bruce - even a real one. On the other hand, dollar for dollar a Bruce knock-off does pretty well.

After the refit we have decided to sell Ainia. We want something smaller that would be could for the light summer winds of Lake Ontario, although we plan to spend at least a couple of winters in the Caribbean before heading north.
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