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    I need to replace my Zincs and was wondering which type I should use, Zinc, Aluminum or Magnesium and what the difference is.

    Yes I will be in the salt some of the time, maybe two weeks but mostly fresh water. Are the internet stores ok to buy from? Thanks.
    Ted G
    The Great PNW

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    Use zinc for salt/brackish water.

    Use magnesium for fresh water only.

    Use aluminum for the best compromise in both water types.

    Good read on the properties of each:


      Being the anal guy that I am, these are "anodes". The anode material will be either Zinc, Aluminum or Magnesium.
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