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Old 26-12-2009, 20:17   #1
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Stainless Rocna Knockoff

Stainless Steel Plow Style Marine Boat Anchor 20LB NEW:eBay Motors (item 320456258111 end time Dec-30-09 13:55:08 PST)

it looks like a rocna knockoff in stainless. It is pretty cheap and free shipping. I am guessing that since it has a single point and is hooked, it might work in grass too. I am hesitant to buy it though, what do you think?
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I would go to the rocna page and take a look again at their anchor. The ebay one looks more like a hacked up delta. Having said that is a cheap anchor worth the price of your boat.

We were next to a boat in VEN that had a knock off no name brand bruce claw look a like. The shank failed in 5 knots of wind their boat started to drift backward. They recovered and set a spare anchor.

When they pulled up the fake the claw was broken off completely. Much to my disbelief they recovered the claw with the hopes of having it welded.

My life and boat are worth the price of proper equipment rather than the false economy of saving a few dollars on unknown cheap ground tackle. I would rather drink cheap rum for the duration to make up the savings!
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Old 26-12-2009, 20:44   #3
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That anchor is clearly not a Rocna. The shear pin idea is noteworthy, but a trip line will serve the same purpose and not fail at the worst possible time. If the shear pin fails in a fierce storm, you will, literally, be screwed.
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Old 26-12-2009, 23:06   #4
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Dang James...your going to have to issue us all sun glasses pretty soon to be able to look at your boat pictures.
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