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Hi T37,
Good recommendation about the extra insurance with an extra collar on the shaft. A doughnut zinc placed behind the rotor should do the trick.
What engine go you have? I had a westerbeke in my previous boat and at certain RPM's anything loose down below would rattle. The yanmar in my PSC is much smoother, I would not have thought that the engine was out of alignment,
only when my conventional stuffing box would not stay cool did I investigate.
Did you pull your shaft and have it checked for straightness? Also have the shop face your coupling to the shaft. This too is good insurance that alignment will be correct.
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