The pictures show the snubber as delivered except for the chain hook.
The point of this discussion is to point out that there is a better product out there. I fully expect that some will say it is not worth it.
Our travels have taken us up most of the coast of Maine
and we do not have the option to head
home before the storm.
A complete anchor
system is a combination of every link, shackel, line,cleat and oh yes the anchor. A failure in any one element can and will cost you your boat or life.
Yes I did use a nylon line for a while. The thing made such a racket from stretching and squeeking that I couldnt sleep. My reaction was , there has got to be a better way. What I have found is quieter softer and safer.