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Subject: Re: Seamaster 30 Stuffing Box Grease

Bob ward
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Date Posted: 19:23:16 02/11/2009 Mon
In reply to: Ian S 's message, "Re: Seamaster 30 Stuffing Box Grease" on 09:21:01 30/10/2009 Fri

Hi Ian.

Thanks for the responce. I thought that the brass cap was a grease cap which you would turn down to add preasure but the thread that it goes on is the same height as the cap (around 20 mm) so I am forced to conclude that is simply a cap acting as a stopper. I have heard from the previous owner that he would squeeze a load of grease down the hole from time to time. Having looked into the hole with a tourch it seems to just be a watery void with some grease evident from what I can see. I do have a photo of the assembly and could e-mail it if it helps. As I have said I do not have any problems at the moment and want to avoid any in the future, so any advice is welcome.



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