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Old 03-14-2007
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Originally Posted by sailingdog
Good enough... BTW, do you know how old the packing in the gland is? If it is leaking, and you're going to be futzing with it anyways, it might be worthwhile to replace it, while you're down there.
I'm not sure, but I think it's a little over two years old. The cutlass bearing was replaced in the fall of 2004... would it stand to reason that it would have been repacked at that time? Thanks again, SD...
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