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Re: Hot stuffing box...

Originally Posted by msmith10 View Post
Do you have a photo of your stuffing box? 12 strands of 1/4" means your packing nut must be at least 3" deep, without the threads that are engaged.
No photo handy but I'll take one. I don't think the nut is sticking out quite three inches from memory, but there are quite a few threads...

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