2017 - Volume #41, Issue #1, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Heavy-Duty “Buster” Clears Out Clogged Grease Zerks
Post attached a grease hose to a 4-ton portable jack. First he replaced one end with a 1/4-in. male hydraulic quick hose connector. “I hooked up my porta power, then took a 10-ft. long hose and put a female hose connector onto the hydraulic hose. I put it on the zerk and it took oil, so I thought it sure should take grease, too,” he says.
Post often uses the device on a manure spreader and a dump wagon with good results during the winter. “If you’ve got a stubborn zerk, it’s gonna bust it loose or you’re gonna have to replace the zerk. With this tool you have constant pressure on it and something has to give.”
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Ron Post, 726 Skeels Rd., Celina, Ohio 45822 (ph 419 942-1897).
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