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  1. #1
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    Default Aluminum anode vs. zinc anode on O.D.

    Hello all,

    Changing the anodes on my DP-Sm O.D. and was planning on using Aluminum anodes, I run the boat in salt water. Will aluminum anodes be okay?
    Tony F.
    1998 Seaswirl 260 Sport Cabin
    Volvo Penta 5.7GSI PBYCCE
    DP-SM 1.95:1

  2. #2

    Default Re: Aluminum anode vs. zinc anode on O.D.

    aluminum is what is recommended for saltwater

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    Default Re: Aluminum anode vs. zinc anode on O.D.

    Been using aluminum anodes for 2 seasons in saltwater...Work just fine. Remember to change ALL of your anodes on the boat to aluminum not just some. You should not mix zinc and aluminum.
    Capt Bob
    1969 23ft ChrisCraft Lancer
    Merc 5.7L 260HP/ Volvo 280

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