Re: Rudder Stuffing Box Packing Material


Germain Jean-Pierre
 

I tried some of these wrenches. The Amel works best

Jean-Pierre Germain, Eleuthera, SM007


On 17/04/2021, at 1:56 PM, eric freedman <kimberlite@...> wrote:



I found that those plumbers basin wrenches slip on the packing nut and distort it. They also do not keep their setting well for the size of the nut. They are also rather short to work under a moving ruder stock.

I would recommend either make a wrench or buy the one available from Amel.

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

If you insist here is a similar wrench from Amazon for $14-

https://www.amazon.com/General-Tools-190-Adjustable-Basket-Strainer/dp/B0031F02EK/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=plumbers+adjustable+sink+wrench&qid=1618624450&sr=8-4

 

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From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io On Behalf Of Alan Leslie
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2021 7:14 PM
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Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Rudder Stuffing Box Packing Material

 

I bought one of these from our local chandlery

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Cheers
Alan
Elyse SM437

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