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Response to hunter (Reply #15)

Sat Feb 28, 2015, 03:19 PM

17. Salt and waves are technology-killers, that's for sure

Anyone who's ever spent much time on or near the sea knows how hard it is to stop the corrosion and damage that seawater is so apt to do.

I wonder, too, if any sea life will try to colonize these structures? I can't imagine a thick coating of barnacles would improve the buoy's performance.....

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