Stuffing The Box - 4

Photos By Capt. Vincent Daniello

Work each ring into the stuffing box with a blunt tool.

 

Work each ring into the stuffing box with a blunt tool—a ¼-inch socket extension works well. Thread the nut on after each ring to drive packing in, and use a mirror to check progress. All three rings will compress nicely into the stuffing box.

 

 

 

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