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Old 03-31-2013, 02:07 PM
FrankSchwab FrankSchwab is offline
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With traditional flax, IIRC you've got to have 6-10 drips per minute to keep the packing cool and lubricated. With the Goretex or Teflon packings, IIRC you can go down to 2-3 drips per minute.

This is a good writeup on the procedure and adjustment criteria.
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