boat bearing / rudder
697 - X.XXX SERIES

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boat bearing / rudder boat bearing / rudder - 697 - X.XXX SERIES
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Characteristics

  • Application domain:

    for boats

  • Applications:

    rudder

Description

Edson's Stuffing Boxes combines a rudderpost bearing with an above-the-waterline stuffing box for rudderpost sizes ranging from 1" (2.5 cm) diameter to 4-1/2" (11.4 cm). We recommend fiberglassing the stuffing box/bearing to the top of the tubing when the rudderpost is in place. This can be done easily using alternating layers of fiberglass mat and cloth. This makes the post a structural bearing and will help carry rudder loads with minimal friction. Custom sizes are available on request, but allow additional time.