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Old 27-03-2017, 06:46   #1
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Hurricane brand anchors

Anyone have experience with this anchor? The owner is putting up some big claims and I'm curious if they live up to the hype..... https://hbanchors.com/
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Old 27-03-2017, 08:50   #2
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

No, but if you are the only one with a 2:1 scope, what happens in a crowded anchorage when the wind or current shifts?
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Old 27-03-2017, 09:07   #3
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

if you blow away in a cane will they replace your losses??
looks as if it willnot roll over, BUTTT...

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Old 27-03-2017, 09:59   #4
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

The marketing looks like it's an anchor for short scope sets for a few hours while fishing, not anchoring for extended duration.
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Old 27-03-2017, 13:31   #5
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

This anchor has 2 widely separated flukes. Then, I suspect it is unstable under strong traction, as many pivoting-fluke anchors such as the Navy Stockless. Danforth and Fortress anchors have a long stock at the base to increase stability in such a situation.

This is probably the reason why the holding power is limited to *30mph* (not even 30kts).

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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

It looks like if it ended up on the side for some reason on a harder bottom there would be no way for a fluke to dig in?
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Old 27-03-2017, 14:04   #7
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

What’s the millennial term? … OMG!

I just watched their “Captain Jimmy” video. This is hilarious. I was waiting for them to say:
“But wait! That’s not all! Act now and we’ll send you two anchors for the price of one! CALL NOW!”

I wouldn’t trust my dingy to that rinky-dink looking thing.
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Old 27-03-2017, 21:04   #8
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What’s the millennial term? … OMG!

I just watched their “Captain Jimmy” video. This is hilarious. I was waiting for them to say:
“But wait! That’s not all! Act now and we’ll send you two anchors for the price of one! CALL NOW!”

I wouldn’t trust my dingy to that rinky-dink looking thing.
I was thinking shamwow guy of anchors lol
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I was thinking shamwow guy of anchors lol
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

Was that a sketch from Saturday Night Live? Or The National Lampoon?

Can't be serious
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Re: Hurricane brand anchors

I am at a loss for words at this point.

Just hope it never falls on its side on a hard bottom. It could become a perpetual motion device.
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We have a 55 Mantus so no we weren't falling for the hype... The rep is on facebook recommending his 22lb anchor for a 40ft boat SMH...
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