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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2014
Replies: 7
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Posted By Loki9
Re: Pearson 30 Stuffing Box

First time I've ever heard the P30 called hard to work on. Cut the boat? Seriously? Fire your "mechanic." Cleaning, re-packing, or replacing the stuffing box on a P30 is not difficult and is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By capta
Re: Pearson 30 Stuffing Box

Pretty much all older stuffing boxes are bronze and the corrosion is probably all surface. Unless you've had a great deal of electrolysis, that bronze fitting should outlast the boat. A wire brush...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By sulli
Re: Pearson 30 Stuffing Box

I own p 30 #835
I'm fat, I'm tall, I'm old 72
I fit (fine) through the quarterberth I wouldn't let anyone cut my boat for access, agree on kroil and other statements above.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: Pearson 30 Stuffing Box

I own P30 #255.

I'm fat, and I still fit comfortably through the access panel in the quarterberth, to access my stuffing box and transmission.

I recommend buying a can of Kroil: Kroil...
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