Recommended wrenches for stuffing box drip adjustment

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Re: Recommended wrenches for stuffing box drip adjustment

Postby baz on Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:53 pm

Chimo wrote:Just as an FYI, I have about 270 hours on the boat and I’m at 5-6 drips/min. I’m thinking about first adjustment. Should I start a drop or two of WD40 on the threads in anticipation?


Is that "5-6 drips/min" with shaft stationary or rotating ?
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