FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Handy attachments for tricky nipples

THERE is no doubt that effective greasing prolongs the life of machinery, but sometimes it seems equipment manufacturers make life a little bit difficult for us.

Josh Giumelli
 Couple-up: Grease gun couplings are a constant source of frustration for farmers, but fortunately there is a range of aftermarket couplings which can be used in place. This month we look at a range of different couplings and attachments for greasing equipment. Photo: Josh Giumelli.

Couple-up: Grease gun couplings are a constant source of frustration for farmers, but fortunately there is a range of aftermarket couplings which can be used in place. This month we look at a range of different couplings and attachments for greasing equipment. Photo: Josh Giumelli.

Grease nipples are not always located in the easiest of locations and are liable to get missed, or greased ineffectually if clear access does not exist. The less a nipple is greased, the more likely the...

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