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Whch anchor is better? Delta or Mushroom?

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Obviously, someone has been eating the shrooms..
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Depends....is the mushroom anchor plastic coated, and how many feet of Walmart rode?
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Don't forget guys..

It's the downward pressure of the water on the rode that actually holds the boat! So I vote for the plastic coated mushroom so it won't mar your decks. Perhaps we could build a, one off, plastic coated cynder block for our buddy Solent???

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Reading theses posts explain why at some achorages yachts are swinging into the position of other yachts. There is a certain amount of rode required depending on the depth of water. The anchor is not what holds the boat, it is the water pressure pressing down on the surface of the rope as the boat pulls on it.
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Rock and rope. It is much cheaper and can be replaced anywhere in the world. We really do need to shut down this thread.

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Rock and rope. It is much cheaper and can be replaced anywhere in the world. We really do need to shut down this thread.

CAM!! CAM!! Quit messing around and take care of this thread!!
He can't he's still reading the whole bunch of tests made to the anchors by independent unbiased sales people of those same anchors!!!
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Rock and rope. It is much cheaper and can be replaced anywhere in the world.
Yes, but with all the choices of rock types out there, it's very confusing to me. Slate? Granite? Marble (only if you have an Oyster)? Help!
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