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post #21 of Old 05-24-2008
Larus Marinus
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
Plastic actually does quite well in a marine environment...since it doesn't rust.
Well the old Sailor radio has not rusted much but the plastic knobs need replacing. Most plastic gasses and turns brittle on a 30 year timescale. However, at my time in life, another 30 years will be very welcome.

(Do old sailors rust, or do they gradually sink?)

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