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Old 07-29-2013, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by hig View Post
I was able to make up a few wrenches to fit the packing nut (2") and the lock nut (1 7/8"). We have a waterjet a work and I programmed to cut them out of 1/4 stainless steel.

It's the strangest thing, on both nuts only 2 sets of the sides are the same and one is smaller so the wrench fits snug on 2 of the three sides and lose on one side. Does anyone have any idea of why that would be?

I also cut my packing and inserted that into the nut.

Oh, sure- take the easy way and make your wrenches! The rest of us had to scrounge for the crappy ones that are sold by Snap On and other dealers.

Why didn't you just buy some?
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