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  1. Pacific Seacraft
    Hello, I am currently working on tuning up my Yanmar YSM8 on my Pacific Seacraft 25. This is my first time doing this work, and due to the age of the engine / boat there is not a lot of information available. Curious to hear if anyone with this boat knows the SIZE of the packing material...
  2. Electrical Systems
    I have shaft zincs (2) as well as a zinc at the end of my maxprop. I have started to also put a large zinc over the side when on the mooring connected to the grounded system. I noted that the zincs on the shaft are lasting much longer with this latest change but the prop zinc still disappeared...
  3. Gear & Maintenance
    There was another thread dealing with choosing aluminum, zinc, or magnesium anodes for brackish waters. This same thread was discussed on another non-sailnet forum and the subject of using aluminum anodes came up because they supposedly have less of an "environmental impact". I had replied...
  4. Gear & Maintenance
    Howdy, I'm new to this forum. I have a 1968 Islander 34. Problem with zinc placement. There is only 5/8-inch clearance between the shaft bearing and the prop, nowhere close to enough space for a collar zinc. The diver could not visually locate any place to attach a zinc, not even on the...
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