Lookin for some advise replaceing a rope seal on a 40s vintage air compressor.
Shaft dia is 1.375" and outside dia of rope lip is 1.75"
Would backfilling with epoxy or similar work to hold a modern seal?
Are there accepted metods for refitting new seals or is rope seal stial available?
The origonal seal is gone...not sure where as I've had this compressor for many years, so I have idea how long or what type it was.
Bearing is a long bronze bushing an seems ok ...not excessively loose or seriously scored...
any advise would be appreciated...