Originally Posted by Lancerbye
You have the output of your wind generator
hooked to the anchor
chain in attemps to rezinc your chain using your boat zincs.
Sort of. Close enough to win the cigar.
I also got shocked when touching any part of the lifelines
(bare ss wire) The wind generator
threw a winding, and it was rubbing on the frane, which was connected to the pole which was clamped to the pushpit.
FYI: One of the best changes on the boat was using non vinyl coated lifelines
. They should last forever. The vinyl on lifelines deprives the stainless of oxygen, and causes it to rust.
When I first got the boat and had to replace the cable on the centerboard
, the rigger who gave me the wire, told me to be sure not to get any bottom paint
on it, and he pointed to my old cable. Sure enough, where the last owner had painted the centerboard
and painted the loop if cable, it rotted away.
Also, when I asked him what I could cleaan my older shrouds, so they would be shinny like the new one I was putting on, he told me not to clean it. The discoloration is protecting the stainless.