Bent anchor

 Howdy

Is there anyone around warnbro or Rockingham who can straighten out my anchor for me please, I got it stuck and bent it at right angles driving it out cheers and thanx.

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 what sort of anchor is it

Sun, 2018-12-30 20:16

 what sort of anchor is it and have you tried yourself. shouldnt be too hard to straighten but they will bend in the same place again as its been weekened

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 Russ have added a picture of

Sun, 2018-12-30 20:42

 Russ 

have added a picture of anchor

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Hmmm nasty

Sun, 2018-12-30 22:15

That could be a bit tricky to straighten the shaft.

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I've done it on bigger Danforths

Mon, 2018-12-31 03:48

 But needed heat to really get it straight. Small one like that, Mapp gas burner will get it hot enough. But you will lose the galvanising off the heated section, leading to rust. Even if you were able to cold straighten it, likely the gal would be damaged anyway.

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I did the same to mine a

Mon, 2018-12-31 07:35

I did the same to mine a while back. A new one from Whitworrths is only arround $23. 

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