Sight Glass Refurbish (Part 4)

The Sightglass and drain plugs were leak culprits. We show a few inspection tips to analyze leak locations on your machine. In Part 2 we removed all the oil so the removal of the drain plug was trouble-free. Seal your machine & Recycle Oil Responsibly. The …
hydraulic system, fill, level, and drain features organized vertically all together for easy maintenance, it is a very nice design element. Used equipment usually tells a story of what works well and what has not worked. We read the tea leaves on the Tsugami to make the refurb as good or sometimes better than new.

0:00 Drain Plug Removal
2:43 Sight Glass Removal
4:06 Analysis of Leak
5:45 Tool Tip
7:43 Paint Indicators
8:02 Gaskets
8:11 Assembly

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Dental Tool, this has many uses in the shop. We use it here to scrape off paint and other debris that often acts like cement and impedes removal:

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The history of gears is surprisingly interesting – the process of milling and hobbing gears plus the transmission of torque and movement all find a place here. We will open the “Secret Gear Case” to YT as well through this channel – a personal mission.