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Akapeterc 20-03-2014 15:58

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 20:45

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.

Ann

Akapeterc 20-03-2014 20:56

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

HopCar 20-03-2014 21:05

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.
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-7240277...2270_130923077
Groco Flanged Adapter IBVF


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