Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Santorin ground strap

Patrick McAneny

Why would it hurt to paint under the rudder zinc, the rudder is fiberglass , and the conductivity is through the bolt to the metal inside of the rudder? Pat

-----Original Message-----
From: kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners]
To: amelyachtowners
Sent: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:40 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Santorin ground strap

I always leave the old zinc on the rudder until the yard is finished painting
sm 376

----- Original Message -----
From: "jsrogers@... [amelyachtowners]"
Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 1:59 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Santorin ground strap
To: amelyachtowners@...

> Sometimes the zinc is installed over painted bottom which would
> also block conductance between the zinc and the rudder. On my
> SM I have sanded the paint off prior to installing the zinc.
> John Rogers
> SM 105
> Its Good
> Deltaville, MD

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