Galvanic corrosion destroys multi-million $$ U S Navy ship.

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Galvanic corrosion destroys multi-million $$ U S Navy ship.

Post by richg99 » 18 Jan 2012, 16:51

Galvanic corrosion destroys multi-million $$ U S Navy ship.

And we thought we had problems with treated lumber???

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Post by nomowork » 18 Jan 2012, 22:11

Oops.............

I wonder if this was a low bid situation? :LOL2:
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Post by lckstckn2smknbrls » 18 Jan 2012, 23:54

The navy wanted cheap they got cheap.
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Post by arkansasnative » 19 Jan 2012, 10:09

Cheap and Foreign! You get what you pay for... just like anything else!

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Post by freetofish » 19 Jan 2012, 14:00

Yet another waste of my hard earned money... When will the government wake up.

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Post by cavman138 » 20 Jan 2012, 23:25

Gotta love an Australian company building American warships.
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Post by Butthead » 27 Jan 2012, 16:16

#-o I'd love to see how big the sacrificial anodes for that thing are going to be, ha-ha.

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Post by bcbouy » 27 Jan 2012, 17:20

Butthead wrote:#-o I'd love to see how big the sacrificial anodes for that thing are going to be, ha-ha.
i would guess the're the size of a ship!
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Post by richg99 » 27 Jan 2012, 20:12

Well, from the problems that they are having...it sounds like they didn't have ANY ANODES!

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Post by Stove Iron » 28 Jan 2012, 12:51

richg99 wrote:Well, from the problems that they are having...it sounds like they didn't have ANY ANODES!

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Yep. They were "deleted."

I'll bet this is one of those "it looks good on the budget paper" items that didn't have any final approval from maritime engineers.

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