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post #13 of Old 11-09-2012
Capt Len
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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.
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