M2 Hook Strongest and Smartest Chain Hook
Why we think it’s acceptable to use a stainless steel chain hook inline with a snubber/bridle even if it’s not as as strong as the chain? M2 Hook Size M2 Hook WLL M2 Hook UBS G3 Chain UBS G4 Chain … Continued
Preparing for Hurricane Advice
Guys and Gals some basic advice on preparing for Hurricane Mathew: Inspect your lines. Do not rely on lines older than 4 years old they often can be 50% weaker then new ones. Examine all areas for possible chafe … Continued
Using Stainless Steel Chain Hooks with your snubber/bridle
Why we think its acceptable to use a stainless steel hook inline with a snubber/bridle? One first look one might make an argument that stainless steel hooks are too weak to use for snubbers and bridles especially when using hi … Continued
Mantus Anchor in UK
Mantus Anchors will now be available in United Kingdom! We teamed up with http://www.seagearsupplies.co.uk/ First Shipment is leaving this coming Monday… So if you live in UK and want a Mantus Anchor… it is coming your way!
Mantus Anchor without Roll Bar
Can the Mantus Anchor be used without the hoop/ rollbar? This is a common question we get from our customers? First, to make sure we are all on the same page let’s address the purpose of the hoop/bail on the … Continued
We moved from a Rocna 40Kg to a Mantus 125#. The Rocna is a great anchor. However, with the weather we are experiencing we sleep well with the Mantus. It sets really fast and shift around on the spot on … Continued
Which Shackle? So you know the working load limit… Are you done?
In the last post we introduced some background on shackles and federal standards for shackles. https://www.mantusmarine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/shackle-document.pdf In this post we will explore the subject of working load vs breaking strength in stainless steel shackles… Many, when sizing gear look for … Continued