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Akapeterc 20-03-2014 16:58

Cleaning up thru hull fittings
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What is the best way to clean up the green on Brass fittingsAttachment 77867

JPA Cate 20-03-2014 21:45

Re: Cleaning up thru hull fittings
If it's brass and not bronze, replace it with bronze. The brass fittings have a very poor reliability record.


Akapeterc 20-03-2014 21:56

Re: Cleaning up thru hull fittings
I will have to check, they could be bronze:confused:

HopCar 20-03-2014 22:05

Re: Cleaning up thru hull fittings
Almost any acid based cleaner will take the green off. If you're spending time in that area, you might consider a structural improvement. I'd replace that wood backer block with a piece of fiberglass and I'd put a Groco Flanged Adapter between the thru-hull and the ball valve. Make sure it's a good ball valve while you're at it.
Groco Flanged Adapter IBVF

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