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Old 10-20-2010, 08:46 AM   #16
rwidman
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RE: Dripless Stuffing Boxes

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xfedex wrote:

I have always kept a *dry bilge by putting a little bucket under the stuffing box that fills every 4 or 5 days when we are cruising. If water is coming *from another source it is more obvious *and easier to track down.
Why not install a bilge pump in the bucket and than not have to empty in manually?

Or install a commercial shower sump with the cover removed?* That would look better.

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