Aluminum irrigation tubing lays around in the mud all the time
and never corrodes. Why would aluminum wire corrode? Did you
bury it or just lay it on the ground? I wonder if a sacrificial
anode system could be used to protect radials like they do with
aluminum boats and water heaters?
> Do not even think about using aluminum for radials... unless you are in
> I made a BIG mistake laying out about 5000 feet of Sears #17 aluminum
> wire thinking I was saving a lot over copper
> It had mostly dissolved within a few years - leaving me with a mess of
> pieces of junk all over the place.
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