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post #63 of Old 10-31-2012
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Re: Will Hurricane Sandy Affect You?

Originally Posted by TakeFive View Post
I had some ground anchors sitting around and went down to the boat (hauled out yesterday) to tie it down. Unfortunately the anchors would not engage in the gravel, so I just need to hope the boat does not blow over. The land should be high enough to withstand up to 8' of storm surge (I hope) without floating off the stands. I haven't actually measured it, though.
To get them through the gravel you need to pound on top with a sledge hammer while turning them. Once you get past the layer of gravel they go in much easier. Two of mine were in gravel this time, but they went in 3 feet.

Gary H. Lucas
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