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I belive that niche markets sites can get away with a lot. Some spam filters could be applied only after some given amount of sites are indexed for a given query. Not sure about this.
But let's not get paranoid. I dont think Google will kill your site for a single PR 0 outboud link. As paynt mentionned, trashing bad outboud links should be part of the dusting routine.
I like that one! Your resources section should be one of the top priority areas for maintenance. Not only should you be checking for PR issues, but you want to make sure that nothing has gone askew from your first review of that link resource.
You may also want to review that site a little more in depth and see if there are any other areas where a link might be appropriate. Be prepared to of course provide a recip if applicable.
Rarely would you be trashing outbound links. Well, if you read here at Webmaster World, you may be trashing outbound links a little more frequently than the average webmaster. ;)
I work one site that has about 400 recip links, all very topical -- or at least they were when they were set up. One of those other businesses let their domain name expire - and it was bought by a Web slumlord. Before you know it I had lots of inbound links from a bad neighborhood that I was also linking out to.
Never got a PR0 from it, but I did see some slippage on the SERPs, which turned around two months after I dropped the bad link. I can't prove cause and effect, but it sure seemed to be related.
The lesson for me was just what everyone here is saying - check your links, and not just to see if they're broken. Nothing stays nailed down on the web.