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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.
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
1/8'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136087 10015
In stock online.

$6.49

3/16'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136095 10016
In stock online.

$6.99

1/4'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136103 10017
In stock online.

$7.99

5/16'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136111 10018
In stock online.

$8.49

3/8'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136129 10019
In stock online.

$10.99

7/16'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136137 10020
In stock online.

$10.49

1/2'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT. 136566 10021
In stock online.

$15.99

5/8'' Teflon Flax Packing, 2FT 136574 10022
In stock online.

$23.99

Product Description

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
 
4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good performance (4)

Cons

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Best Uses

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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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