Johnson Duramax COVE Brass cutless bearings adapt equally well to strut and stern tube mounts and are often used efficiently as rudder stock and pintle bushings. Johnson Duramax COVE Brass cutless bearings use a specially formulated oil and chemical resistant nitrile rubber that is bonded to the shell. Johnson Duramax Marine is the world’s largest supplier of marine bearings and each is made in the USA. Order your COVE Bearing today. The measurements for the COVE cutlass bearing are Shaft Size: 2-1/2 inches Outside Diameter: 3-1/2 inches Length: 10 inches.