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  • Dennis Gibbons
    Denice
    Message 1 of 3 , May 26, 1999
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      Denice<

      Thanks for the wiring pep talk.

      I'm a little confused by your discussion regarding the stuffing box.By 3/16
      and 1/4 are you referring to the space on the shaft? Please elucidate.
      Dennis Gibbons
      S/V Dark Lady
      CN35-207
      dennis-gibbons@...
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Denece &/or Bob Vincent <bluepearl@...>
      To: <campernicholson@onelist.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 1999 12:33 PM
      Subject: Re: [campernicholson] Wires everywhere


      > From: "Denece &/or Bob Vincent" <bluepearl@...>
      >
      > I put in a little metal junction box, tinned all the ends (separate the
      > coax ) and lined them up. Its a pain, but, like you, I saw no
      alternative.
      > Its fiddly work and not the sort of thing you want to be paying a marine
      > electrician $$$ for!. We have ended up doing massive rewiring all over
      the
      > boat and it's amazingly easy once you get over the initial learning curve.
      > I can ask Bob about the stuffing box, if you like. He is a master at it.
      The
      > problem we had was 3/16 inch is too leaky and 1/4 was too tight (heated
      up),
      > ended up squishing the 1/4 'gently' so it would slip in nicely. ( I think
      I
      > have the sizes right)
      > Denece
      >
      >
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