Re: Grounding for solar panels / solar arch
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Dave, My boat did not come with electric heads ,so there was no bonding wires going to the head. I realize zincs do erode over time ,but mine are eroding at an accelerated rate I believe ,which could indicate a stray leak ,finding it is the problem.
From: David Kurtz via Groups.Io <Davidwkurtz@...>
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Sent: Tue, Jan 28, 2020 11:35 am
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Grounding for solar panels / solar arch
Patrick, zincs that are eroding is a good thing. That means they are providing protection as they are supposed to erode. It's when corrosion/erosion shows up elsewhere (for example, a pump impeller) that you have a problem. That means that the pump is not protected by the sacrificial anode. As for the macerator pump on your heads, I thought those motors were already bonded. Seems to me I saw a bonding wire on mine, although I'm not on my boat right now.
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