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Post: "Groco Connect To Anode??"

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Bud Taplin
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If they are connected to the chainplates, sounds like someone wanted to use the seacocks as a lightning strike dissapater. Bad idea in my opinion.

Agreed that there is a big differtence of opinion on connecting all of the seacocks to a zinc plate on the hull. I believe that since a fiberglass hull is a good insulator, and if there is no wire in the hose connected to the seacocks, then the chance of electrolysis of a seacock is minimal. Bigger problem is not greasing them and opening and closing them regularly.

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