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PTFE Flax Shaft Packing

Flax PTFE packing is braided from flax rovings and is then impregnated with PTFE lubricant. The combination of the quality flax and the PTFE lubricant provides a packing that has a higher performance level than conventional packings. Packaged in 2' lengths.
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Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
1/8'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136087 10015
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$6.99

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3/16'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136095 10016
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$6.99

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1/4'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136103 10017
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$7.99

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5/16'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136111 10018
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$8.99

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3/8'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136129 10019
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$10.99

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7/16'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136137 10020
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$11.99

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1/2'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136566 10021
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$15.99

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5/8'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136574 10022
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$23.99

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Flax PTFE packing is braided from flax rovings and is then impregnated with PTFE lubricant. The combination of the quality flax and the PTFE lubricant provides a packing that has a higher performance level than conventional packings. Packaged in 2' lengths.

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Western Pacific TradingPTFE Flax Shaft Packing
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good performance (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Large boats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Stops water like it supposed to easy to use

By Wally

from Grand Haven mi

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Boats

      Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

      Works great !

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      my first time changing flax packing and it made my look like

      By Captain Ron

      from Eleuthera Bahamas

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All inboard boats

          Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

          Worked great !?went in easier than u thought it would !!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Gland Packing

          By Gary

          from La Porte, TX

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Personal Crafts

            Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

            Good replacement for the older hemp / graphite packing.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Just what i needed

            By soreneage

            from Santa Rosa, CA

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Good Performance
            • Quiet

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Direct drive

              Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

              Good product. Can be hard to tell what size you need since your old one is worn and misshapen.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Ok product, good price.

              By Flatlander

              from Bremerton, WA

              About Me Beginner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Small Boats

                Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

                Used to repack my ski boat packing gland. Product works well once installed and properly adjusted, but was a bit of a pain to install because it tends to fray when cut. Even with a new razor blade I couldn't keep ends from fraying.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Purchased in store. Salesman recommended since it was only shaft packing they had in stock.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Save your boat

                By Inkmaster

                from Charleston SC

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

                First time I've packed a stuffing box in the water! Easy job if you are careful and get all the old stuffing out effectively. Make sure your bilge pump is working and an acceptable amount of water is coming through the stern tube when you undo the main nut.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Easy job once you understand it.

                By M&M

                from MO, OZARKS

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Performance

                Cons

                • NONE

                Best Uses

                • Works on my rig

                Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

                I went to a ACBS workshop. They showed how to change packing. The packing on my Resorter has needed replaced for years. I did not know how to do it. Easy job. Took the old boat out yesterday for a 25 mile cruise on Truman Lake and the packing did not leak. Now I need to replace the rudder packing. But have to move the gas tank....

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                The Leak Disappeared!

                By Captain Bill

                from Port O'Connor Texas

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to install
                • Perfect Fit
                • Worked as described

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Boats
                  • Packing Flax

                  Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

                  Brand new shaft log had been leaking for a while. Mfg rep said flax should be 5/16". Replaced existing with this low cost alternative and the leak stopped immediately

                   
                  4.0

                  flax packing

                  By Rob

                  from Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Performance
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Boats

                    Comments about PTFE Flax Shaft Packing:

                    This packing material works well. For a horrible maintenance chore, the material works into the shaft gap fairly well. The previous packing (same material) lasted over seven years and the first outer three rows were still in excellent condition. Will definitely continue using this product for my shaft packing.

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