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Old 02-01-2013
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Re: Looking for soft mud to test an anchor...

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Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
.....Any ideas on how to measure pull on a budget?
The trouble with measuring anchor holding is that you could theoretically have constant pull, even though you are dragging.

Imagine you are set and create a couple thousand pounds of pull, then the anchor starts to drag through the bottom, but doesn't come unset.
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