what happened to wilcox crittenden

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i need to replace this stuffing box and cant find replacement.trying to use the same holes in the boat, any help will be appreciated thanks

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Seems like Wilcox more or less just does heads now
I guess there was just decreasing demand for cast bronze fittings

Have you looked at buck algonquins lineup?
 

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Harborguy,

If you can't find a new one, you might have some luck getting a good used one from Sam at Marine Consignment of Wickford. Give him a call (401) 295-9709 or I could go over and take a look for you. He has 3 stores filled with stuff like that.
 

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You sound like me, Mud. I just bought a 10 year old plotter to replace the 20 year old one I have. I'm slowly moving into the modern age. Now for the 30 year old engines...
 

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John, do you have a link for him ? Does he have any older electronics ?

Don,
I just checked his web site is down, but yes he has all sorts of old electronics. What do you need? I will go see him today.
 

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You may want to check with perko give they purchased some of the WC products/ castings
 

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Probably could make one with some easy cutting and drilling too. Bronze is soft enough. Just a thought.
 

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looks like i have to change the holes in the boat, all the new stuff wont line up. bummer is that now have to also change the bearing tube. had no luck with used one.
 

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looks like i have to change the holes in the boat, all the new stuff wont line up. bummer is that now have to also change the bearing tube. had no luck with used one.
The Buck stuffing box is not drilled therefore you can drill the box to match your current holes.
 
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