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Old 29 December 2013, 06:10   #1
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bow bag for anchor storage

trying to solve my anchor storage issue, thought a small bow bag might do it.
pref black . top access so I can get the anchor out quickly

anyone got one or recommend where to get one?
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climbing rope bags are good, some have mesh liners for drainage and drawstring on the top, try some climbing gear websites
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I use one of these tied to to D rings at the bow....

I drill a few holes out at the base for drainage.

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I've been through several bags on my bombard. The weight of anything in there rips all the stitching out if it's hanging from the top.....

The only way to avoid this is I think to have the button of the bag sitting on deck carrying the weight....or only go out on flat calm days...hmm.....
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Old 29 December 2013, 12:48   #5
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I have a black bow bag with new zip fitted.

Worth a look if you are near me.

Take £12 or it

I am between Salisbury and Southampton

Interested?

PS - You really need to look rather than use a photo.
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I use one of these tied to to D rings at the bow....

I drill a few holes out at the base for drainage.

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Thats a very good idea
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Agree, we use those flexi buckets, sometimes called 'Goriller' ? buckets for stowing line & shot-weights. Drill drainage holes in bottom. Cost only a few quid from diy stores. Very flexible too!
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I have a black bow bag with new zip fitted.

Worth a look if you are near me.

Take £12 or it

I am between Salisbury and Southampton

Interested?

PS - You really need to look rather than use a photo.
I need to be able to see it somehow, do you have a pic or is their one on the makers website?
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climbing rope bags are good, some have mesh liners for drainage and drawstring on the top, try some climbing gear websites
thanks Chris this could work.
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I've been through several bags on my bombard. The weight of anything in there rips all the stitching out if it's hanging from the top.....

The only way to avoid this is I think to have the button of the bag sitting on deck carrying the weight....or only go out on flat calm days...hmm.....
I agree Pete it needs to be on the floor.
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What about a milk crate? The anchor line flakes in nicely, and mine holds my anchor perfectly, plus it is vented. I use bungees to hold it in place.

Just a thought, good luck with your search.
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I use this one Mike.

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Mine is black, if your interested I can go look at where I got mine from, see if they do them in black, and send one on?
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thanks everyone, especially Chris Caton.......again

rope bag just the job and they do them in matching colours!......ordered

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thanks everyone, especially Chris Caton.......again

rope bag just the job and they do them in matching colours!......ordered

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glad you found what you wanted
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I have a black bow bag with new zip fitted.

Worth a look if you are near me.

Take £12 or it

I am between Salisbury and Southampton

Interested?

PS - You really need to look rather than use a photo.
J I
As XS400 appears to be sorted I am interested in the bag you have.
Would you be prepared to post it at my cost if I couldn't get over to you to collect it?
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Yes no problem.

Happy to send it on approval as well. I'd rather you looked at before buying as it is clearly used but serviceable.

However, I am away from home all this week so cannot post till next weekend. Looking at the weather forecast for this week I would venture to suggest you may not be going out anyway!

Pm address details at your leisure.

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