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Re: Anchor Rode in salt water

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  • wleberg
    I have put a couple of pictures of the rode in the Photos file under Walt s 305 Interlude. I have to change out that rode with chain. Walt
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 27, 2009
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      I have put a couple of pictures of the rode in the Photos file under Walt's 305 Interlude. I have to change out that rode with chain.

      Walt

      --- In BaylinerBuccaneerGroup@yahoogroups.com, "wleberg" <wleberg@...> wrote:
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      > I have my boat anchored out. I have 80 feet of chain and 40 feet of 5/8 three strand nylon (I think nylon). About every week I pull the rode, drop the chain on a float and go sailing.
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      > I am getting a lot of slim on the rode and it looks like it is beginning to look frayed. Hmm...
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      > Does anyone have any experience with the strength of rode standing in salt water? There is quite a bit of information on chain. I am thinking I may have to get more chain.
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      > Walt
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