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post #6 of Old 06-22-2009
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I did the 3/4" ss shaft on my Islander 28 last month and 3/16" is what I used. It is fine. I got 4 wraps in with ample threads left to grab the nut. I put them in one at a time and hand tightened between wraps. I tried a 5th wrap but was not happy with the thread space that left to grab the nut so I just picked the last one off. Good luck. It is really as simple and straight forward as it seems.
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