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Old 20-07-2008, 13:14   #1
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YouTube video on shaft packing 5 " shaft

I ran across this short video on repacking a shaft log on a commercial vessel. . It's a bit different than what I'm used to.
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I have packed 12 inchers while in the water.....very interesting to say the least
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Chief, did you have to beat on the packing with a hammer? That's a neat trick that never occurred to me.
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No.....The shaft collar pulled out...there were two longer studs....the nuts stayed on those......put a ring in tighten........back off put ring in tighten.......etcetera etcetera etcetera........you never take the two JESUS NUTS OFF
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Now, there's a descriptive term which warns of impending doom should you fail to heed certain dictates. Thanks for the details!
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Hmm... A hammer! Thats a neat trick.

Thanks for sharing that video!
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