[Homestead] Grease gun recommendations?
genegerue at ruralize.com
Thu Jun 8 16:55:41 EDT 2006
>How old is the grease?
New and fresh.
>Make sure the grease is mostly fresh and not stiff and old.
>Make sure there are no dents in the cartridge to slow plunger travel.
>As suggested thump the end on the ground to drive the air pocket out.
New grease, now three new guns, new tip available, doing everything
by the book and it is rare that I can do a lube job on the backhoe
without having the gun stop working.
>The best solution so far is to use an air powered grease gun but that is a
>"mostly works" option.
After the new metal shop building is operational and a new compressor
in residence, an air-powered grease gun may well be next.
What do greasers do, you know, the guys who go around to various big
and expensive machinery in a production facility, and lube all those
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