Originally Posted by youngpaddler06
Is having a sand stake with discs a must. I would think being able to screw the stake into the ground would be a good idea and make it more secure, but has anyone had any problems with a straight stake? Possible pulling out? I would think a straight one would be easier to pack in your boat.
I've used one of these stakes for two years now, and have been very pleased with how secure it feels when mostly or fully screwed in, with the long 30" one. Pretty big to pack, but we just set it on top of everything in a drop bag under decking.