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Old 08-21-2016, 12:21 PM   #1
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Californian 34 LRC Packing Size

Can somebody please tell me the packing size for a 34lrc with twin Perkins 185hp and 1 3/8" shafts? Thanks, John

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Old 08-21-2016, 09:28 PM   #2
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I have a 38' Calif. with 1 3/8" shaft and I would think they would be the same. I use 5/16 GTU.

If it seems like it won't go into the packing nut easily, before you cut the ring, wrap it once around the shaft. Starting at the end of the packing, use a flat faced hammer and lightly tap the packing against the shaft, working around the shaft. It should form a ring around the shaft and flatten the packing a little. Then cut the ring to proper length.

If the nut is the same as mine, it should hold three rings.
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