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Help!

This is a toughie, for me. But I'm sure someone has dealt with this. I'm cleaning the ss plate that goes between the keel and rudder. I am wire brushing [drill/sander/wheel] the outside but have difficulty getting the inside part. The pictures show the barnicles and even mussels that were growing in there. Last year I used sandpaper and a wire brush. I did a fair job but would really like to know if anyone has a good idea for really cleaning it? [short of taking it apart] I used bottom paint last year and know I have to keep the zinc connection area clean but would you suggest priming it before putting on the bottom paint? Last years job didn't seem very durable.


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Have you tried On Off and a power washer? It looks like you will get a lot of back spray so stand back and just use the nozzle in the slot
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