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Morgan 381What size packing flax

Timothy P Lane

New Member
I have a 2003 Morgan 381 CC with Edson pedestal. I need to change the packing due to a leak that can not be stopped by tightening the packing nut. Two questions: 1) can it be done with the boat in the water? 2 ) what size packing flax? Edson tech rep believed it was 3/8" square. Can anyone confirm this?


Terence Thatcher
You may be one of the few board members with the boat you have. If I am correct, your boat was built by Catalina after they took over Morgan. They have great customer service. I would get in touch with Catalina in California.