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  1. Please Introduce Yourself
    Noticed excessive stuffing box leak. Old flax, so decided to change it vs tighten. Never did it before. Seemed straight forward. Read all old posts everywhere including MaineSail's regarding this subject. Newport 30ii, 1977. 7/8" shaft. 1/4"+ space between shaft and gland nut. Old flax was in...
  2. Pacific Seacraft
    Hello, I am currently working on tuning up my Yanmar YSM8 on my Pacific Seacraft 25. This is my first time doing this work, and due to the age of the engine / boat there is not a lot of information available. Curious to hear if anyone with this boat knows the SIZE of the packing material...
  3. Gear & Maintenance
    I have a broken bronze propshaft thru hull on my Soverel 48; I can not locate one online. I beleive I'm just not calling it the right name. It's the bronze piece that bolts to the hull to the rear of the fin keel where the propshaft exits the hull. it holds the cutless bearing, provide...
  4. Gear & Maintenance
    I have a WC Junior on board my boat that works fine except for the constant leak of water from the pump shaft. I have replaced the packing gland several times as well as trying shaft stuffing box packing. Thetford does not sell the packing gland separately and is only included in the expensive...
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