Re: Dripless shaft seal

James Alton


   The exhaust hose is good for it’s intended application and but it is not as strong as the much thicker 5 ply hose sold specifically for stuffing boxes.  The hose that I use is by Buck Algonquin and has about a 3/8” wall thickness. 

    I am pretty sure that my Maramu has a 35mm shaft but perhaps yours was changed?


SV Sueno
Maramu #220

On Dec 7, 2019, at 9:37 AM, Wade Shikoski via Groups.Io <n2everythg@...> wrote:

<D89A4BCB-F2CD-4214-9070-E3709B9CD14A.jpeg><36BEFD13-A894-46C5-9423-AF1D842D20B4.jpeg>Just did this replacement on 83 maramu. Used a Johnson duramax size 1 7/8”x 1 3/8x 5 1/2” bearing. Replaced stuffing box hose with exhaust hose as per yard recommendation. 

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