solid or split flange transmission couplers?

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What's everybody using for marine transmission couplers (1-3/4' shaft to zf 63 trans,) :confused: 315 yanmar
 

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Mostly use split flange up to 2" and tapered after that
 

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I had the shaft out this winter, to replace the stuffing box and cutless. I replaced the old solid coupler with a new split coupler. The thought behind using a split coupler was making it easier to remove the shaft in the future.
 


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