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Re: Bruce anchor - real mccoy?

Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
Yep that's the real McCoy. There are big differences in geometry between the real Bruce and some of the knock offs, be glad you got a good one..
Hmm, I picked up a 33lb Manta (Bruce knockoff) at a local WM that was closing for a ridiculously low price on their last day. This is supposed to be over sized for my 30 footer and I figured I'd swap my Manta for the Danforth when I start doing longer cruises.

Now you have me wondering - are there known issues with the geometry of the Manta and will it really be an improvement over my 20lb Danforth?


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