The Gen II shaft seal from Lasdrop uses a ball-bearing drive system that allows the seal ring to float within the housing and keep in constant contact with the carbon graphite seal surface, making it impenetrable to water. Also, by using a spring-loaded housing instead of a bellows, the Gen II never has to have its bellows replaced (see how that works?). All units have dual water injection ports, and are available for shaft sizes ranging from 1 1/8 to 5 inches.
When you think about your next boat, you should probably think about the big picture before you get too crazy. Like, where are you going to tie up your new boat? Sightlines columnist Michael Peters laments the latest trend in the real estate market.
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