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Question Backstay Hyd. Adjuster(Stearn)

I have a problem with the backstay adjuster. I have been advised that the mfr. is no longer in business. There fore, no parts and no details for severing the unit. The problem started as a leak around the shaft. I wa able to find "O" Rings to correct the leak, however refilling the unit with hadraulic fluid has/is the problem. Any suggestions??
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I don't know where you are located but I would contact Florida Rigging and Hydraulics. Florida Rigging & Hydraulics - Welcome
They did a great job on my fathers out of date backstay adjuster.

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There is probably an industrial hydraulics company nearby that can re-fill the unit with hydraulic fluid of the right type.
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