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Re: Cape Dory stuffing box leak
Hey Celeb D you had something there, a wax toilet ring. My stuffing box drips more than I would like and a hall-out is still a year away. Im going to try your idea of stuffing some wax from the outside. Never thought of a wax seal, but I really think you are onto something here. Thanks for the tip, the out side the box kind of tip. (great)
If you stop the water coming in from the outside; your stuffing box will overheat when you run the prop.
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