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While working on a friends boat and cleaning out all the "stuff" that came with it, we found something we can't figure out. It is an old length of life line, with a clamp from a battery charger on one end and a fist size lump of some type of metal at the other end. Is this some kind of sacrificial zinc? If it is, what the heck do we do with it?


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its a zinc you hook to a good ground and drop it over the side. they do help if you are in a marina with lots of stray currents
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That's good to know, thanks!
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I agree with you,I think you are right,good luck to you guy!
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