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Re: What if No-Chain?

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Originally Posted by RichH View Post
... The Fortress double angle (choice of 32° fluke angle for 'sand' and 45° fluke angle for soft mud) would probably be my choice for a chainless rode ... just set it at the 45° angle and forget it; but, use an initial scope of 10:1 for sand and 7:1 for soft mud....
I suggest you try the Fortress at the 45 degree setting in some firmer bottoms. I think you will find it may not set at all. That has been my experiences, and it is that advice of Fortress that the 32 degree setting is the default unless you specifically know the bottom is very soft mud. But I like the thought process.

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