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Re: Another "Next Generation" anchor enters the market...

Originally Posted by Mantus Anchors View Post

I have a couple of questions about your anchor. First, what are the spec's, materials etc. of the bolts used to assemble it? Next, why does it seem to outperform the seemingly nearly identical "Mansocna" - sharpness? Blade angle? Lastly, why do you have the shank merely bolted to the fluke? It would seem intuitively that having the fluke slotted so it could slide over the shank (which would be T shaped at the end) and THEN be bolted would make it stronger. As it is, it appears the tensile loading on the shank/fluke bolts is the only thing holding it together.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.

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