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by hakl
Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Your Alloy Boat
Topic: Aluminum in the harbor?
Replies: 9
Views: 1482

Re: Aluminum in the harbor?

If you are in a hot marina, no anodes will help. The point is that "hot" current is running through the water (salt or or not) caused by leaks in the marina's electrical environment or boats mooring there. This current does not care about the anodes, it is an active current, not due to galvanic seri...
by hakl
Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:34 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: electrolysis
Replies: 24
Views: 5743

For me it looks like pit corrosion, not a real "zincs-missing" one. So my questions: Is there anitfouling on that, i cannot recognize on the image. Where on the boat is it exactly? What other metal devices are in the water, connected to the boat? Could the area has chafed on brass/steel/cupper parts...
by hakl
Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:16 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Push pull gun ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

Am using a Fronius water cooled push-pull torch 10 m. 270 Amp Fronius/Castolin machine, pulsing and start/end features for Al Wire is AlMg4,5Mn The machine had to be enhance by a control unit to run the PP. I like it very much, no wire problems, no tip problems, very clean welding. The pistol grip i...
by hakl
Sun Aug 31, 2008 4:41 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Building an Alu river/house boat
Replies: 8
Views: 1493

Klaus, WELCOME to AAB Guys , if I remember right where Klaus lives you just don't build your own boat . The government MAKES you prove you can build your own boat with welding test and more. It sounds really strange for Germany, but there is no approvement by the goverment or the TÜV (Technischer Ü...
by hakl
Sat Aug 30, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Building an Alu river/house boat
Replies: 8
Views: 1493

Kevin,
thank you for the warm welcome, even i had so often the chance to learn so much by your advices to handle the alloy.
Was a little bit shy to post here, obviously a too slow boat, but alloy is alloy ... :)
by hakl
Sat Aug 30, 2008 4:40 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Building an Alu river/house boat
Replies: 8
Views: 1493

Building an Alu river/house boat

A grandma and a grandpa living in Germany, are buliding a canal boat for rivers and canals only. May i post here our link, which shows nearly all steps of what we are doing. So no nice views yet to be proud of, rather a lot of of work to be done. Sorry but only parts in English, but i try to keep th...