Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Nanaimo B.C.
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Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings
If it's smoking it's too hot' Now the tallow is gone and the stuffing can't be trusted and may scar the shaft, If you fill it with grease instead of proper repack watch for catastrophic failure when you're not looking, I like the non digital pre historic technology and keep an eye on things.