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Old 23-08-2009, 13:55   #16
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Weld a short piece of gavanized pipe on the anchor shank ...
Two words: zinc poisoning

One symptom not listed: cigarettes taste unnaturally sweet. Also, the giving milk as a treatment doesn't work if it's inhaled.
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Old 24-08-2009, 06:59   #17
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Could you turn the anchor upside down while it is raised. I have seen many boats that do this, usually to keep the anchor from rubbing on the chain for a second anchor or to clear docking lines.
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With my apologies to Peter and Craig for stealing their picture and suggesting a mod to their perfect anchor, here is hopefully an image of what I was trying to describe:

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Thank you, it is much clearer now
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