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Michael Dougan

Once Bud gives you the proper size, you might consider using the GFO gortex packing flax. It doesn't require water for lubrication, so, you can tighten the nut down until it stops dripping (just). I've been using it for the past 3 years, no drips.

I'll replace it the next time I haul just to see how it is doing.

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