Re: [campernicholson] Stern gland
- Denice very vividly depicts how inaccessible the area is. Try adjusting the
damn think and you will find yourself convincing yourself that it doesn't
need to be adjusted.
Why not pull the damn antiquated thing out and put in a dripless fitting?
S/V Dark Lady
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Howard" <tony@...>
Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2001 3:01 AM
Subject: Re: [campernicholson] Stern gland
> A word of warning. DON'T use graphite on stern glands.
> It causes very rapid electrolytic corrosion.
> It is very strongly negative (or positive) to most metals - sorry I
> can't remember which.
> Teflon impregnated packing is fine.
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- Hi,I have a Nicholson 30 (photo after this year's new coat attached).There is a "greaser" in the port aft cockpit locker which I had assumed was for the stern-gland but the piping only appears to go to the rudder-stock.Any comments?Cheers!Frank WattBanff,Scotland.