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#11464948 - 03/08/16 09:25 PM Corrosion protection of aluminum boats in saltwater
Yellowcat Offline
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Registered: 06/11/06
Posts: 9799
Loc: Zabcikville Texas
I need yalls thoughts on putting an aluminum cc in saltwater. 90% of our fishing is freshwater but we do usually make 3-4 trips a year to the coast. We have been using a fiberglass cc so corrosion has not been a concern but now we have aluminum boats and are kind of concerned to put them in the salt.

The boats are a 2005 xpress 22' cc and a 2016 alumacraft mv2072 cc

Thanks
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#11465226 - 03/09/16 06:22 AM Re: Corrosion protection of aluminum boats in saltwater [Re: Yellowcat]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5154
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
I have a zink anode inside the tunnel of my scooter, it takes any issues away.
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#11465387 - 03/09/16 08:05 AM Re: Corrosion protection of aluminum boats in saltwater [Re: Yellowcat]
gary purdy Online   content
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Many Marine supply places have zinc anode kits for your boat. You need one on the boat, motor and trolling motor. http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=&am...mp;_sacat=26443
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#11465803 - 03/09/16 10:52 AM Re: Corrosion protection of aluminum boats in saltwater [Re: Yellowcat]
IslandJim Online   content
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Registered: 07/08/14
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Loc: Rockport, TX
Carpeted bunks on your trailer will eat your hull. Wash well after saltwater.
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