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Old 01-15-2021, 10:46 AM
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Slightly OT but looking for a ID on the piece of metal, below, that my kids picked up from a local boatyard (VA) while exploring the other day. It’s really heavy but won’t score easily like lead. Seems to have been “worn” and possibly when whole circular like an anode. Ideas to the item and type of metal?

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Originally Posted by Scotsman View Post
Slightly OT but looking for a ID on the piece of metal, below, that my kids picked up from a local boatyard (VA) while exploring the other day. It’s really heavy but won’t score easily like lead. Seems to have been “worn” and possibly when whole circular like an anode. Ideas to the item and type of metal?

Geeze, how do I attach pics from iPhone? Getting old..
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Old 01-15-2021, 10:56 AM
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Looks pretty clear from here........Guessing a "Lighter than Air Anode"?????
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Unobtainium.
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At the bottom when your trying to attach it, click on " original size" or something size, and it will pull up a menu, click the "medium size" and it will attach your picture.
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it could be an aluminum anode, they are lighter than zinc
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From here it looks like an anode that has completely corroded down to nothing.
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Apologies folks. I had to move to laptop. See attached pics. I welcome your wisdom.


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my vote is for an anode that got removed and left in the parking lot for a few years.
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That’s a space peanut
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a piece of anode, probably like a diver plate or hull plate
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Rudder zinc and I hope your not in California.
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What does it taste like? If it tastes like zinc, it is zinc... What does it smell like?
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