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Old 03-29-2012, 10:56 PM   #1
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Hull cleaning videos

In another thread here, a forum user who shall remain nameless <cough>Art<cough> voiced his opinion about the realities of in-water hull cleaning. I corrected him there and it is not my intention to start another argument in this thread. But I think some of the videos I have made will shed some light on exactly what constitutes proper hull maintenance and you just might find them enjoyable as well. Watch 'em in Hi Def!



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Old 03-29-2012, 11:38 PM   #2
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That was AWESOME!

Gonna have to call you out on "dezincification" though

Just food for thought. You could easily offer a video tape of a cleaning to a customer. I'd love to have one of mine. Although, the Neuse River is a tad (... much...) more murky and the results may not be as effective.

Anyway, thanks for posting this. The music itself was worth the price of admission. Now I know what goes on down there. Looks like fun, actually.

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Gonna have to call you out on "dezincification" though
Thanks for the kind words, but please elaborate on this. Please don't tell me that you think dezincification of bronze is something I made up.
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FB - Real nice videos, congrats on the clear shoot and thanks for a couple fun films! Never said you didn't clean bottoms well or change anodes correctly. The point I maintain (seemingly different to your belief) is that zinc works well being a fresh water anode as long as its surface is maintained wire brushed clean. Your videos well represent what I have often seen and accomplished (not thousands of times like you) starting in early 1960's under private and commercial boats. Still ofetn do same under my boat... great relaxation... looks like you are having fun under there too! Cheers, Art
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...looks like you are having fun under there too!
I wouldn't go that far. But thanks for the kind words.
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Thanks for the kind words, but please elaborate on this. Please don't tell me that you think dezincification of bronze is something I made up.
Only wondering if it is a real word or not (yes, I'm too lazy to look it up) or one you just made up
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Dezincification is the process of selective removal of zinc from copper-zinc alloys leaving a porous mass of copper with very little mechanical strength.

http://www.peerlessxnet.com/documents/SM1-203mod.pdf

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Well... I'll be. It appears it IS a real word. I sit corrected.
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Well... I'll be. It appears it IS a real word. I sit corrected.
Don't ever doubt me again.
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Don't ever doubt me again.
Oh yeah! You'll fit in here just fine

And thanks for the advice BTW
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Oh yeah! You'll fit in here just fine

And thanks for the advice BTW
My pleasure. That's what I'm here for.
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