Bow Thruster lip seal


Duane Siegfri
 

The large lip seal that is glued in from inside and seals the thruster vertical shaft is marked "SOG 60 80 12".  The one I had in my spares has rusted along the outer ring where the plastic has gaps on the inside diameter.  I assume this is no longer useable, and I'm surprised it rusted in a zip lock bag!  what would have happened to it exposed to salt water?  I want to source this in the USA when I'm back.  Can someone direct me to the proper type?  I assume the metal needs to be stainless...

Thanks,
Duane
Wanderer, SM#477

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