Once known as Hartley18
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Re: Zinc,...where does it go?
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!
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"