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IF the packing stopped dripping, it was probably running dry and scoring the propshaft as a result. Have you examined the propshaft where the stuffing box is located? Chances are it is scored.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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