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post #3 of Old 11-22-2006
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I'm just trying to understand and continue to learn: how is this bronze seal different from a stuffing box which is supposed to drip a bit to lubricate the prop shaft? And if it's not supposed to leak any water, what lubricates the bronze seal/prop shaft when it's rotating? I vaguely remember that some bronze bushings are self-lubricating--is that the answer to my first question?
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