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post #2 of Old 09-02-2007
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Judging by the amount of threads remaining you need to repack the stuffingbox. But more then that you need to disassemble everything and clean it using a mix of white vinegar and salt using a stiff bronze wire brush. The corrosion is caused by the leaking saltwater getting over everything in the area. There is no bearing inside the stuffingbox.
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Robert Gainer
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