don’t you hate it when

i have the clave tightened down as far as I can get it by hand, and so the next step is to use the Rack & tackle. this process takes some time.

I replaced the rubber stoppers with Wax, and this seems to serve fairly well (the last attempt failed due to rubber residue & scrapplets fouling the threading on the inlet Check Valve. wax = no particulate residue = clean threads = success) . however, with tightening the Clave, the contents are slightly pressurized (Volume decrease = Pressure increase if contents are unchanged), and this causes a slight leak. not enough to be a problem, but in earlier versions with the non-leaky rubber, I was able to leave the clave in the rack overnight, saving time while in the closing process. I no longer have the luxury to spend an hour or so separated by hours to finish. I must schedule a window of opportunity to close the bitch in one go. Hopefully, it will take less than the expected three hours.


About Rey d`Tutto

Hey, Y'all, I've been rather ill recently, and that has kinda deprived me of the ability to post regularly. I may or may not ever post regularly again. Thank you for playing.
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