It's "Maintenance Monday", and today we're talking about what to do after a great day in the Gulf of Mexico with your boat. It’s no secret saltwater can wreck havoc on a boat’s hull, engine, and its mechanical and electrical components. With the exception of fiberglass, the fine salt particles will stick to the metal, where it promotes rust and corrosion. In addition, it can also settle into small spaces where it expands and crystallizes, damaging things like zippers and fast
Inhibit Corrosion On Your Boat -
Lube grease fittings and linkages every six months. Also spray the engine, fuse blocks and ground busses with products like Corrosion Block or Boeshield T-9. These products dry to a waxy film, and create a barrier to corrosion formation. Spray lubes that stay wet shouldn't be used, as they attract grit, dust and soot, making more of a mess.
If you'd like help in managing corrosion on your vessel, give us a call today at #MarinerServicesInc
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