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Old 03-09-2013, 07:10 PM
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Another successful DIY.

Good job!
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:29 PM
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I was wondering why you went to all the trouble of demolition and reglassing when all you needed was ...
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:33 PM
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I was wondering why you went to all the trouble of demolition and reglassing when all you needed was ...
That's only for when the screen door on the bottom of your boat is leaking.
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:35 PM
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Lmao!! I didn't think about that! Man I could've gotten the job done sooo much faster!
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:36 PM
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Lumbergh thanks man!!
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:04 PM
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Great job! Now I feel confident to tackle that job if it ever happens to my boat.
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:49 PM
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Thanks man! The worst part was waiting for the epoxy to cure hahaha
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:52 AM
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You may not have to replace the shaft log (it's not a part that wears) Dropping the shaft and replacing the cutlass bearings is a good idea. The shaft may get in the way of this repair anyhow. Especially if you have the Powerslot transmission.
I may have used the wrong term - I was referring to the hose section from the log to the packing seal. Mine is looking pretty bad.

I do have the Powerslot, so not quite as much room to work but still a pretty easy repair. I replaced my packing last year with the Gore material, very satisfied with it. Just a slight drip but the shaft runs very cool.

Thanks for the documention, always good to have pictures!
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:45 PM
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I may have used the wrong term - I was referring to the hose section from the log to the packing seal. Mine is looking pretty bad.
Oh yeah. That hose was looking very poor on my boat as well. I replaced it when I dropped the shaft to do the bearings.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:47 PM
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Thanks man! The worst part was waiting for the epoxy to cure hahaha
Luckily, I had a nice warm day when I made the repair. Great gob!
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