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Re: Zinc,...where does it go?

Originally Posted by Barquito View Post
And for those who do not brine their boats like a thanksgiving turkey (such as in fresh water), magnesium is used rather than zinc. Because (per the Wiki)
if you heat up a spare anode with an oxy-acetylene torch, fellow boaties will invite you to their beach party.

(Sorry. You left that one open and I couldn't resist! )

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