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Old 03-11-2013, 10:36   #1
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For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

Brand new never used. Not a scratch on it. Has tools and all hardware still included. It's way too big for my 23 foot Sea Ray or my 18 foot Hobie

Also includes stowaway bag.

I know this is my first post here, but you can check me out on Club Sea Ray or TheHullTruth forums with the same username. Or PM me for my phone number to give me a call!

For Sale or For Trade! Let me know what you have! It's broken down in the stowaway bag and can probably be shipped if necessary. I'm located in Long Beach, CA or Pasadena, CA. Cost $650 plus $110 Stowaway bag (really nice option for storage and transport), so $760 total. I'm thinking $550, or trade, or trade plus cash. Like I said, not a scratch on it.

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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

what a deal ! but defender sells it new for $399-
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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

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what a deal ! but defender sells it new for $399-
Actually, Defender has them "on sale" for $684. I would appreciate a link to anyone who sells this anchor for under $600. And those prices are WITHOUT the stowaway bag......

The last person to advertise an FX-55 on here for $450 had like 12 replies..... this is a steal.
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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

The FX-55 is the 32 lb anchor for boats 52-58 feet (recommended by Fortress). Did you get confused on the model maybe?

LInk to defender:
http://www.defender.com/category.jsp...&sort=products
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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

I believe that RAM looked at the G-55 model. Which does indeed retail for $399. But thanks for the free bump!

Link direct to anchor on defender website:
http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?...76111&id=66262

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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

Fortress FX-55 Anchor - 32 Lbs

Link to anchor on Defender... tried to edit to add to previous post.
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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

Not to be insulting - but an FX-55 on a 23' boat?

My FX-55 fills up the entire anchor locker on my 40' sailboat. Just the shank, when dissembled is 4' long and the stock is 3' long - that means the anchor takes up 12 square feet of space.

Where do you keep the darn thing?
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That's why it's brand new! Haha no insult at all, I was totally waiting for that question. It was an emergency storm anchor for a fishing boat I worked a trip on. End of the trip came and the captain, my "friend" didn't have the cash to pay me. He owed me somewhere in the $800 range, so this was definitely better than no pay!
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Re: For sale or trade: FORTRESS FX-55

That is a great anchor...

Last year in hurricane Sandy we anchored on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake and our 60,000 lb 55 ft boat hung on a FX-55 for 4 hours in 60 knots.

If you need a storm anchor this a great choice!
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Sold! Thanks for the bump moondancer! Someone on this site is getting a great deal on a great Anchor!
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