[Public-List] Packing Gland Hose

mahseer at kos.net mahseer at kos.net
Fri Oct 14 05:07:36 PDT 2011

At the shaft log (smaller od) install a short length of hose that has an
id as the shaft and an od the same as the id of the stuffing box hose. 
Has worked for me for over 10 years.

John Boor

> - I have everything except the hose from the shaft log to the packing
> gland----Smallest is  HO 150 --- loose on the packing gland but enough
> clamp
> and I can get it ~tight  --- but the shaft log is way too loose----- I
> remember that others had spoken of a hose that was very tight to get on
> the
> packing gland and tight enough on the shaft log ----- Algonquin only has
> the
> HO150 as the smallest and that is what I have now and they said anything
> smaller would have to be radiator hose from NAPA - not a comforting
> thought
> in the middle of the Atlantic -
> I have had some changes in plans and need to get the boat in the water
> - all help appreciated!!!!
> Randy
> Marisel #385
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