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Posted by BW on Mar 11 2005
...would be nice.  I'd appreciate the URL to the website your refering too.  I went to the one website you mentioned earlier, but find the forum a bit hard to navigate.

I have a nice Fluke multimeter, but I'm not sure what you mean by 'tube' for reading the saltwater.

Keeping the botton clean can be a problem.  As Spring and Summer approach, more growth will start to form.  When I had a fiberglass boat, it was worse.  I also have a 65ft wooden boat, but it gets hauled and the bottom painted every year.  Plus it's zincs, keel coolers, thru-hulls, rudder bearings, shaft bearings, etc. get checked out.

My aluminum boat is a 22ft drop bow made locally here in Sitka in 1997.  

It's an interesting subject, and I appreciate you bringing it up.  But as mentioned above, a person can 'read' his zincs and have a pretty good idea of what's going on.  As long as they are eroding, and you replace them before, or around, their half-life stage, everything seems to work out fine.

They're boats!  They wear out, they get used, and they cost big bucks.  That's half the fun!  

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