It consisted simply of reservoir and piston about the long fluted crank of the propeller shaft.
The angle of the thread is its angle to the axial line of the propeller shaft.
A little oil, fed steadily, and they go on turning the propeller shaft day after day, if necessary.
There is also wide difference in opinion as to the equipment of the propeller shaft with two or more blades.
Pass this cord forward under the spool and up to the propeller shaft.
From the outer end of the propeller shaft in front to the extreme rear edge of the vertical rudder, the machine is 25 feet deep.
A general sketch of a thrust block for a propeller shaft is shown in fig. 7.
Right over my bunk where I slept, ceaselessly turned and turned the propeller shaft.
(E) The propeller shaft should pass through the centre of gravity of the machine.
The propeller shaft is driven through reducing gears which can be furnished in different gear ratios.