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    Re: mercathode question

    the life of the annodes seems to vary by location...the trim cylinders and the trim tabs seem to have the shortest life.

    next is the one on the front top of the cavitation plate on out drives
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    Re: mercathode question

    there looks to be the beginning of some on the drives but mostly I'm just eating annodes every 2 months or so.

    will a galvanic isolator help?

    since my existing mercathode from 1987 (weather...
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    Re: mercathode question

    besides the mercathode the only other thing I've found is a galvanic isolator...but I'm not really sure if that does the same thing.

    you seem to be negative on the mercathode system so I was...
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    Re: mercathode question

    yes, this is why I'm trying to sort out my strategy for how to deal with it.

    any insight on what the best solution would be?

    current question is mercathode..

    1) install new and delete old...
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    Re: mercathode question

    Why yes it is��

    ive got two down-on-their-luck livaboards within 50 feet, on vessels that havenít left the dock or even had functional engines in years
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    Re: mercathode question

    So what’s the solution?
    disconnect the existing and install? A new mercathode? Something else?
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    Re: mercathode question

    I have an original Mercathode system from 1987 with the two little round sensors mounted on the stern of the hull.

    im still getting a lot of corrosion on the anodes. I’d like to augment with a...
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    Re: mercathode question

    Is this the original mercathode from 1987?

    cant seem to add pics...
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    Re: mercathode question

    Thanks
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    Re: mercathode question

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    is this where you mount it? where the anode is?

    I have twin engines...does that mean I should have twin mercathode devices? at present I have one that doesn't seem to be functioning
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    mercathode question

    Where does this piece mount?

    Item 1 in the diagram

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    I'm having some electrolysis issues with my outdrives and my boat has what I believe is an older version of this part mounted to the...
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