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Old 04-13-2016, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Low Pass View Post
One thing I have learned about devices for tying down a plane, is the best device/system depends on the soil. Augers and screws work well in loam or sand. Spikes work well in rocky soil. One size does not fit all.

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Exactly. I'm not sure how these would work in the clay we have here in the Carolinas and in rocky soil, I'm not sure you could get them in the ground. But then again, you can't pound a spike through a rock either.

In the sand at SnF, they worked great. A couple of us tried to pull on them and they were more secure than The Claw and some others.
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