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Old 29-05-2012, 14:06   #1
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stuffing box

I am replacing the cutless bearing on an 89 hunter 28', should I replace the stuffing box too?
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Old 29-05-2012, 14:32   #2
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Re: stuffing box

not unless it's corroded beyond recognition. But you should repack it as long as the boat is out of the water.
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Old 29-05-2012, 14:37   #3
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Re: stuffing box

Or replace it with a dripless.
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Re: stuffing box

'89--the thing is still a baby. If it doesn't show any damage, save yourself a hundred or so.
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