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Re: Bukh DV10 General questions & inquiry
Very unusual... but I'm guessing that that is a lubricated shaft seal and the brass thingy is a grease reservoir/grease gun - give the screw a twist every so often to push some lube through, when the screw hits the bottom, open it up and refill.
We use a similar concept in industry, but first time I've seen something like that in this application. As a bonus, though, it might create a totally dry shaft gland...
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