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#11736891 - 07/22/16 02:53 PM Protection from Salt - Advice
Fisher421 Offline
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Registered: 05/14/16
Posts: 89
I bought an aluminum boat (SeaArk) recently and am often in brackish water. Besides flushing the motor with fresh water and spraying everything down, any advice on products like CorrosionX, etc. would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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#11736957 - 07/22/16 03:30 PM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Seal up you electrical connection, especially your bilge and livewell pumps.
Anti-seize your lug nuts.
Carpet is going to get nasty quick in saltwater
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#11738061 - 07/23/16 12:28 PM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
Fisher421 Offline
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Registered: 05/14/16
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Thanks for he feedback. That's an interesting rig you have. Looks like it would run in very shallow water?

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#11742380 - 07/25/16 11:38 PM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
Chaparro75 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 201
Loc: Dallas, TX
Remove the carpet from the trailer bunks and install the plastic/Teflon strips. My dads boat developed holes at those points due to salt soaking in the bunks.

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#11742381 - 07/25/16 11:41 PM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
2 Bee'z Online   happy
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Registered: 07/23/15
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Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
Pull the cowling and use corrosionx in those connections.

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#11745835 - 07/27/16 08:40 PM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
Fisher421 Offline
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Registered: 05/14/16
Posts: 89
Thanks the advice is much appreciated. I'm in brackish water most of the the time. Planning to get some CorrorionX and Salt Away going this weekend.

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#11747318 - 07/28/16 06:08 PM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
Freeman Clark Offline
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Registered: 03/18/05
Posts: 1347
Loc: Temple, Texas
There is NO sure cure a rig that has been put in salt water.

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#11748247 - 07/29/16 09:32 AM Re: Protection from Salt - Advice [Re: Fisher421]
redchevy Online   content
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Only had ours in salt a few times. Found anything that could rust and hit it with corrosion x. All electric was already sealed up. Wash thoroughly and re apply corrosion x when dry.

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