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Post: "Groco Connect To Anode??"

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Randell 'Randy' Kocurek

I have experience with your seacocks. I just bought my W 32 and the discharge head, Groco, was frozen open. All the others pleased to work after heavy, long lubrication and wiggling and stuff. Anyway, out of seven seacocks, they all worked except that one. That one was the only one that had lost its ground wire. Electrolysis had gotten to that one, and that one alone. It was seized up 8 ways to Sunday. I got her in the yard and dismounted and lubricated all very satisfactorily, but that one was shot, shot, shot. So, whatever you do, ground them all, in my humble opinion.
BTY some of mine are gounded to the chainplates in the head compartment. Does anyone have experience with that. Is it standard? Thanks.

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