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Old 07-24-2017, 11:17 PM   #9
Aquabelle
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City: sydney
Country: australia
Vessel Name: Aquabelle
Vessel Model: Ocean Alexander Flushdeck
Join Date: Jun 2012
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Brian: Stbd SB has always run cool with zero drips and we try as we might, we couldn't get any wriggle between shaft & skeg bearings on Stb side either....so I don't intend to disturb this. Will re-check Stb bearings at next haul-out in 2 1/2 years: at least now I know what to look for and what's involved/required to address (and who to go for: amazingly I've only been able to find the one spray-welding shop in Sydney and the various marina guys I called around to prior didn't even know of this one !) I did mean to ask about your original (still current?) SB's...are they like mine, bolted direct to aft bulkhead...or did/do they have flexible rubber hose components?
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