Hey this is an instructable I am making about how to make an anchor trolley, for under five dollars.  An anchor trolley is what allows you to basically tie off your anchor line at the front or back of your kayak.  This I would say is for one of those times when the wind is blowing hypothetically south, and you want your back to the south ( to the wind ). So you "attach" ( You'll understand later ) your anchor line to the back of the kayak.  The wind blows your kayak, and your back is exactly to the south.  Almost all of the parts I used were purchased  at my local farm and fleet store, although you could most defiantly get them somewhere else.  Probably should have mentioned this before, but this is by first instructable so if I do something or don't, that's the reason.

Step 1: What You'll Need

1. 50 Feet of Marine rope or para-cord. (I bought marine rope for 3.99 at farm and fleet)
2. Two small pulley's. (.39 cents a piece at farm and fleet, I got the ones without the swivel) 
3. 5 inches of copper piping. (You could use steel piping or just tie a knot)

1. A pliers to crimp the tubing or piping.
2. A lighter or matches for burning ends of rope
3. A Hack saw to cup the tubing or piping

I am keen to get into Kayaking. I followed the instructions to the best of my ability but I cannot grasp the final concept. Is there a photo showing all the ropes and how they all connect?
Great job. You may want to add a quick release with an anchor line float. Then if you fight a big fish you can in clip the anchor quickly and return to the float marker to get the anchor.
Thanks, I'll try that next project.
very cool idea, when I use a piece of pipe to crimp a line I like to use a screwdriver or cold chisel and strike between the overlap

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Bio: Hey, my name is Jon. I am sixteen years old and live in Whitewater, Wisconsin. I like to hunt, fish, bike, kayak, and just about ... More »
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