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post #9 of Old 10-30-2012
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Re: Seacocks

Originally Posted by Ajay73 View Post
MS, could you use the grease zerk, grease the valve and then remove the zerk and put the screw back in?
It does not do a proper greasing and lubing of a tapered cone valve and standard ball valves don't require greasing. It might be a short term band-aid for a tapred cone but they still require dissasembly, cleaning lapping and greasing ever few years.

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