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Zinc Anodes        Aluminum Anodes
        355 Ampere hours    1225 Ampere hours
            per lb.               per lb.
        This means a Zinc     This means an
       anode will give one   Aluminum anode will
        amp for 355 hours   give one amp for 1225
         for every pound    hours for every pound
            of zinc.           of aluminum.
       A typical Z3 weighs   A typical AZ3 weighs
            10.3 lbs.             5 lbs.
       Total ampere hours    Total ampere hours
             3656.                6125.
        Assuming anode        Assuming anode
       performs at .4 amp.   performs at .4 amp.

      This anode will last for   This anode will last for
          9140 hours.          15312 hours.

       Which is 381 days.    Which is 638 days.
      Which is 12.5 months.  Which is 19 months.

           High current capacity under a variety of

           Current capacity maintenance with time.

           Desireable operating potential.

           Constant potential with time.

           MerCruiser recommends the use of aluminum
           anodes on all their sterndrives after 2001.

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