3558Re: RE: [campernicholson] Seacocks
- Nov 2, 2006I would also share Grahams view, The one I have replaced was with a modern type and has been no trouble since - at a fraction the price of Blakes.
The fact it does not need to be stripped and cleaned each season is another plus in my books.
Blue Dawn 11
> From: "Graham Norbury" <gnorbury@...>
> Date: 2006/11/02 Thu PM 12:17:24 GMT
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RE: [campernicholson] Seacocks
> In the US you can get them through defender.com. Personally however, I
> think you need to ask yourself whether you really want more Blakes, or would
> you be better served swapping out for the modern ball valve style?
> Every set of Blakes I've ever seen on a CN35 has been green, severely
> corroded, and invariably seized solid. One of my cockpit drain seacocks
> broke in half (luckily out of the water) apparently due to galvanic
> corrosion. When I replaced all Luna Azul's seacocks, I did use Blakes -
> since then I've changed my opinion and would steer well clear of them.
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> Anyone know where I can get replacement Blakes seacocks?
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