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Old 01-11-2017, 07:25 AM   #6
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City: Avalon, NJ
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Vessel Model: Albin 40
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Consider possibly....

The Gland nut or packing squeezer should slide all the way down and nearly bottom out I am not sure why yours needs 8 rings....

Unless if the kind of stuffing box that has 2 threaded studs on either side that aren't screwed in far enough like mine weren't. If so screw them in further or consider replacing them with shorter studs.
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