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post #3 of Old 06-21-2009
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Originally Posted by johnseattle View Post
The shaft diameter is " but I'm having difficulty measuring the diameter inside the compression nut because I can only slide it clear by less than a half inch before it comes up against a key on the engine'shaft coupling.
Sure it's not 7/8"? See also Stuffing box packing - Moyer Marine Atomic 4 Community I concur with having at least two sizes on hand. I'm after 3/16" for our 7/8" shaft (I suspect 1/4" is too snug), but it is not available locally.
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