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Old 06-26-2012
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Re: Another "Next Generation" anchor enters the market...

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Originally Posted by Stumble View Post
I actually find anchor recomendations to be grossly undersized, and would always go up at least one step. The problem is that big anchors are expensive, and everyone buys on price. So manufacturers recommendations are the minimum you can get away with....
Why would a manufacturer recommend an undersized anchor? It's in their best interests, both financial and reputation-wise to recommend MORE than you really need.
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