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The re-action unit.
Made of stainless steel and weighing in at around 30kgs, it is quite a chunk of metal.
In the centre is a bearing called the cutlass bearing and this had to be remade and
However thanks to a canal boats steering bearing and a good toolmaker it was cut
down, tooled and then installed.
Not the easiest job as I had to make a special extraction tool to remove the old
Inside showing activation unit passing through stern
Activation unit removed show 1st impeller
Removing rear impeller
Activation unit removed - heavy
Drive shaft left
Undoing drive nut
Had to grind down socket to fit
Coupling removed with socket and nut
See ‘Jet Activation Tube Removal’ as well