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After looking at mine...
Posted by Brian Richardson on Dec 14 2005
They are called Duckbills!  Found 'em - Knew I had 'em somewhere!

I had them for an ARGO in the case I got stuck in the open and to create a security anchor when parked long term… making it very hard for thieves (an application that could work for a lot of stuff that can run away by 2 or 4 legged critters).

They have good utility purpose - as a Z-drag anchor for boating or rescue work, anchoring air planes on Montague Island or Kodiak, taking care of trees blowing on upper Hillside here in Anchorage... etc.

Haven't had to use these in years... & of course the ones I have are in new mint condition!

Here's why -  (different than my first explanation)

When looking at the system --- you fit the inner dia. of bills to a pounder pipe (opposite end of driver head), do pound them into position w/ the pipe or something like re-bar as said in my first post BUT you take the pipe out, set the bill in the ground by pulling on the cable, and it positions itself by toggling perpendicular to the direction of pull.

Hope this helps some more.

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