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That kind of surface corrosion is pretty normal for a bronze shaft, especially inside the boat. Exactly where are you seeing a zinc in this photo. Zincs are normally on the exterior portion of the shaft, as the need to be immersed in water to function properly. Occasionally, you'll see one on a shaft inside the boat, but that is generally as a safety measure, so the prop shaft can't fall out....but not to prevent corrosion.

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