Stus-List - Prop Shaft

Joel Aronson joel.aronson at gmail.com
Mon May 7 14:36:59 EDT 2012


Sound like a PIA!  Worst case maybe you can drill it out.  Just thinking
out loud - does it make sense to go dripless while everything is out?
 (Easy for me to suggest - mine is original)

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 2:24 PM, djhaughey at juno.com <djhaughey at juno.com>wrote:

> No,  I don't have a dripless, I was planning to just re-stuff the stuffing
> box.
>
> I did use a torch and things seemed to loosen up some but, I got the
> cotter pin stuck on one side.  The thing broke and i got one side out but
> the other side was actually dinging up the end of the pin punch.  I don't
> have one long enough to go through from the other side.  So, I can't back
> the nut out  I may try to find a long pin punch somewhere.
>
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: Joel Aronson <joel.aronson at gmail.com>
> To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Subject: Re: Stus-List {} Launched today!
> Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 14:10:53 -0400
>
> Danny,
>
> Have not used them but others, either here or or on Sailnet, have
> recommended them. �I believe shafts are universal. �
>
> You might want to use a steering wheel puller and a torch to remove the
> prop. �Do you already have a drip-less box?
>
> Joel
> 35/3
> The Office
> Annapolis
>
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 1:59 PM, djhaughey at juno.com <djhaughey at juno.com>wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I was having a hell of a time getting my prop shaft out of the coupler to
>> replace the cutlass bearing. �So, in my infinite wisdom, I decided to cut
>> the shaft and replace it as well. �Well, I got the shaft cut, got the end
>> out of the coupler but I have yet to get the prop off the shaft. �Anyway, I
>> found this site http://www.deepblueyachtsupply.com/prop-shafts that
>> sells shafts. �I was wondering if anyone had heard of or dealt with them
>> and whether or not it would be a good idea to use them.
>>
>> Are shafts that universal, that by simply giving length, diameter and how
>> many tapers it will file my boat?
>>
>> The price seems great and I can get the cutlass bearing from them.
>>
>> Danny
>> Viking 33
>> Buzzards Bay area
>>
>>
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