Shaft Log Drip: What's acceptable?
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Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
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It should drip 3 to 5 times a minute when the shaft is turning. The stuffing box should not feel hot to the touch when running. It should not drip at all when the engine is not running.
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