[Public-List] stern tube question

Mike Lehman mlehman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 04:38:37 PST 2019


We had a situation a few years ago during a raftup and an unexpected
thunderstorm where a boat (not an alberg) got an anchor line wrapped around
the shaft an actually pulled the engine off the mounts. In you case, I
think a flex coupling could be suspect and worth checking. This is the time
that I turn to trusted professionals...its too important to take any

On Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 1:01 AM David Fay via Public-List <
public-list at lists.alberg30.org wrote:

> Michael,
> That's possible of course, but this is not some ancient clunker of an
> engine but rather a new Beta Marine diesel installed just five years ago by
> a highly competent boat restorer (Tim Lackey). I would be very surprised if
> a rope wrap could twist the engine around on its engine mounts. But it's
> certainly something I will have to look into.
> David
> Blue Teal #284
> > On Jan 31, 2019, at 8:30 PM, Michael Grosh via Public-List <
> public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:
> >
> > It sounds like the line wrap may have pulled the engine out of alignment.
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