Check for oxidation, a common problem on aluminum hulls, that appears as
white powder spots. Use fine sandpaper on oxidized areas until spots are
I have noticed "pitting" on the transom with a white, powdery "puss looking"
secretion ... One or two spots did progress to the point of some pitting. .... We
bought a pontoon boat with aluminum hulls that had suffered serious corrosion,
probably from electrolysis. ... Firstly, a few of you have indicated vinegar to ...
Gelcoat cracking in the hull can indicate minor collisions or trailering mishaps,
though on lighter-built boats, ... Breaker panels are another potential trouble spot.
... Look for white powder on the aluminum, a sure sign of corrosion. ... Before
buying a boat, do a little homework and search the database by make and model:
If you do not control galvanic corrosion, over time the aluminum will corrode away
. ... water line — a white powdery substance forms on the exposed metal areas. ...
formed—the large steel hull and your small aluminum drive connected by the ...
It is a fact that aluminum boat corrosion is becoming more of a problem as time ...
of a white powder between the hull and the fittings on a non-painted hull, it is ... to
do after each fishing trip is to flush out the hull of your boat with fresh water.
White Powder Aluminum Oxide on Engine Components Car Care & Detailing. ... I
do have a small wire brush and some old toothbrushes to see ... FYI the the small
throw away foam paint brushes work well in some spots.
Society for Metals, 1984 indicate that after 10 years of aging at room temperature,
6061-T4 material has not yet ... In order to minimize springback, should we bend
our 5052-H32 sheet along the ... barrier coats and apply hull finish paint. ... white/
gray spots, also called hot spots, on extrusions that can be seen on both.
Mar 20, 2013 ... How to Touch Up Painted Aluminum: Use these tips and tricks to ensure a ...
identifiable by a white powder, and wet, which produces a white goo. ... best
approach is to prevent damage to the paint; if damage does occur, ...
Should you encounter any difficulties contact your local Savage dealer
immediately. ..... may indicate a faulty impeller or a block in the tell tail or water
intake. .... revs, locate a spot between half and two thirds throttle where the hull is
sitting up on ..... It is normal as the zinc surface ages that a white powder (calcium
Some experiments indicate that zinc actually decreases intellectual function of ...
People over age 50 don't absorb zinc as well, nor do they generally have ..... zinc
borate (ZnB4O7): fireproofing of textiles; prevents the growth of fungus and
mildew .... The remaining aluminum hull and engine are not corroded as a result.