#1 2018-01-07 18:06:58

Kevin_Misselbrook
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Registered: 2017-05-26
Posts: 4

Propshaft Diameter for a Frances 26 ?

Hi All,

I have a Frances 26 and am just going through the process of replacing the existing Halyard Marine stern gland with a Radice Lip Seal version.

I'm trying to ascertain whether the shaft diameter is 25mm or 1 inch.  This is in order that I can order the replacement seal.
My attempts at measuring the shaft or the the inside diameter of the old seal with a vernier gauge comes up with a variety of results ... which I suspect is down to my own error / poor application. 

Does anyone know whether the boat is 25mm or 1 inch. 
Although the engine prop and gearbox have been replaced the stern tube itself looks to be the original 1988 version so I am assuming that the propshaft would the original manufacturers spec. 

Any advice much appreciated.

Kevin Misselbrook.

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#2 2018-01-07 23:20:16

Jonathan_Hopper
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Registered: 2004-03-23
Posts: 75

Re: Propshaft Diameter for a Frances 26 ?

I put a 25mm (39mm stern tube) Radice seal on Francesca.   Although the shaft is not the original, it would be very surprising if it wasn't the same size.

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#3 2018-01-07 23:47:51

David_Pereira
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Registered: 2016-07-12
Posts: 13

Re: Propshaft Diameter for a Frances 26 ?

I believe my V800 was the first one built. It has a Volvo MD2010 (original). The shaft is 25mm.

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#4 2018-01-10 12:10:50

Andrew_Gleadle
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Registered: 2014-09-23
Posts: 19

Re: Propshaft Diameter for a Frances 26 ?

Panche's (Frances 26) shaft diameter is also 25mm

Last edited by Andrew_Gleadle (2018-01-11 20:17:25)

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#5 2018-01-21 15:48:20

Manuel_Garcia
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Registered: 2018-01-14
Posts: 14

Re: Propshaft Diameter for a Frances 26 ?

En mi Filia con un Yanmar 1GM10 es eje tiene un diametro de 25mm.

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#6 2018-02-11 21:37:18

Kevin_Misselbrook
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Registered: 2017-05-26
Posts: 4

Re: Propshaft Diameter for a Frances 26 ?

Thanks all for the good (and consistent) advice,
Radice seal now purchase and installed .

Kevin.

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