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Old 19-07-2011, 06:11   #16
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Re: Sacrificial Zinc ?

Some articles from Steve D'Antonio:

Galvanic Isolators And “Zinc” Anode Selection
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Bonding Systems And Corrosion
Bonding Systems And Corrosion

Galvanic Isolators and Isolation Transformers
Galvanic Isolators and Isolation Transformers
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Old 19-07-2011, 12:19   #17
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Re: Sacrificial Zinc ?

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Remember; things can change in a hurry in a marina. If a improperly wired boat pulls in next to you and plugs in to shorepower you become a link in the battery chain. Not nearly as bad as salt water but "fresh" water is never really pure!
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What about if the other boat is 'improperly wired', but you are not?

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Old 19-07-2011, 12:22   #18
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Re: Sacrificial Zinc ?

Doh. Thus should I find myself without an anode (and no chandlery in sight), I can make my own empromptu one from a piece of aluminum (preferably a non-marine grade)!

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