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post #7 of Old 01-03-2014
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Re: Galvanic Isolator


I am guessing that with the galvanic isolator setup you will be hanging a zinc like anode from a stainless cable that attaches/detaches to something mettalic that is linked into your ships ground which is what I do at least.

In my case I attach usually to a mast shroud turnbuckle. I've made the mistake on a few occassions of setting sail with this still attached and the anode dangling 4' down under the boat and inevitably it'll bang against the hull at some point. Suggest if your annode setup will be anything like yours that you might attache a red ribbon or something bright and dangley to draw your attention to the attached anode to remind you to remove it prior to getting under way.

Best O' Luck

Keith Campbell
S/V Charity Rose
'88 PSC 34'
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