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Old 07-29-2008
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Originally Posted by surftom View Post
One thing to watch out for is that if your Grampian has the OMC saildrive then the copper-based anti-fouling paints are not recommended because of the electrolysis. It does a number on the casing of the OMC saildrive which was notoriously bad.
Tom
Thanks Tom for that piece of info (and everyone else too). My boat is in fact equipped with an OMC saildrive motor and I was unaware of that potential problem...
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