alternative to stuffing box?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by need-help, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. need-help
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    need-help Junior Member

    Are there any other options to pass a drive shaft thru the hull?
    The Drive is a 5hp electric motor, and I really dont want the headache and maintenance of a stuffing box. Are there any other alternatives? Like a stuffing box with bearings? and sealed with grease or oil?
    thanks for any help or guidance
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