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Stayput Shallow Water Anchor Review

Whether for mounting compatibility causes, available space for equipment or economic reasons, the motorized stake just isn’t practical for everyone on the water. An alternative solution to achieve a similar effect is a manual version such as the Stayput Anchor system. With this method, an easy to install receiver mount is attached to either your transom or gunwale anywhere you can through bolt it- or to your existing engine mount bolts if drilling holes isn’t an option. The flexibility offered by this system also allows you to install mounts at multiple anchor points to precisely stop the boat and eliminate swinging in the tide. Many people who have a powered stake system have added a Stayput Anchor to their bow to achieve this very effect. The pole spike used as your “anchor” is a ¾” thick, solid resin injected fiberglass pole with a tapered end on one side and a threaded end at the other to build extension lengths. The pole is 6’ long and can be modified with either an extra 2’ or 4’ extension. Opposite the tapered end you can add a threaded “Super Handle” that can be used as a foot for the pole, a handle to help comfortably deploy the stake, a boat hook or even to lightly paddle or steer your paddle craft. The total investment for a motor mount with the 8’ pole and the Super Handle is just $378 from their website and can be easily installed in minutes by anyone. For the full post and photos, see the review here: or visit the Stayput Anchor website here:

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