Folding Anchor 3 lb.
MSRP:  $17.99
$13.99
 
Folding Anchor 3 lb.
MSRP:  $17.99
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 Product Description and Specs

The Folding Anchor 3 lb. features spoon shaped tines and is excellent for small craft such as kayaks, canoe or dinghies. The Folding Anchor 3 lb. is a heavily galvanized, malleable iron anchor that has spoon shaped blades for better purchase in sandy/silty bottoms. The Folding Anchor 3 lb. folds easily for storage. and has a locking collar that keeps the spoon tines in the open or closed position.

• Spoon shaped tines for better purchase in sandy and silty bottoms
• Galvanized steel
• Folds easily for storage
• Locks in open or closed position
• 3 lbs.
Item #: 75
Weight: 3 lb / 1.36 kg
Part Number UPC
GA3 0890847002349
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Top Positive Review
By: Andy Bailey  Date: Sep 01, 2011 
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4 people found this review helpful

There's a method for rigging these anchors that makes them reversible (i.e., you can dislodge them if they get hung without capsizing yourself), that entails installing an anchor shackle on the Crown end (the bottom, that's why the hole is there), attaching the anchor line there, and then using a thin zip-tie to attach the line to the anchor's Eye. In this fashion, if the anchor hangs, you yank the line hard enough to break the zip tie, the anchor flips over, and away you go. A heavy split ring or a carabiner will work instead of an anchor shackle, but I found that 1/4" dia. carabiners wouldn't pass through the crown eyelet. I don't see any anchor shackles in the ACK catalog, would be a handy thing to add! My only complaint about the anchor itself is that it might be nice to include a sheet with information about rigging it, like how to tie an anchor knot and how to do the reversible rigging.

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By: Dave A.  Date: Jan 11, 2015 
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These 3# folding grapnel type anchors are somewhat the standard in for kayak fishing. Heavy enough to hold you in current, fold up for storage and not overly heavy for lugging around. That said, I'm not thrilled with this one (or others like them.) The casting tends to be crude and the fit of the flukes and locking ring excessively sloppy. Even when locked open or closed there is allot of play in the flukes. Also, Mine weighed in at 3.4# which is more than I'd like (and advertised). I'd be allot happier if this anchor wasn't so clunky and offered in a 2.5# version. I'll likely replace it with something better once I find/make it but it will have to do for now.

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By: Gil H.  Date: Jul 01, 2015 
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I have been out fishing numerous times since I have had the trolley unit. The ability to use the anchor trolley with the great functionality of the folding anchor have made my days on the water a lot more enjoyable. The anchor is easy to store and it holds well to the bottom surfaces of the lakes I have fished on.

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By: lu vang  Date: Apr 29, 2015 
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great for my kayak...works really well...i use it for crabbing and fishing off my kayak...keeps my kayak in one place on a windy day...i love it...5 stars rating

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