Mini Grease Gun

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Old 05-24-07, 05:16 AM
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Mini Grease Gun

I own a mini grease gun. It holds a mini grease tube and has a rod that slides out the bottom. I have a terrible time getting the thing to work. There were no instrutions with it. After fumbling with it for a while and getting grease all over the place I finally get it to work. There must be an easier way. I spend more time loading the gun than using it. Anybody know how to work one of these things?? Thanks.
 
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Old 05-24-07, 05:30 AM
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Just taking a wild guess from other guns. There should be a knob or handle on the end of the rod to grab onto. Pull out on knob/handle (should compress the spring) and there should be a notch next to the hole in the end cap. When you have the rod all the way out, move it sideways and a groove in the rod should engage the notch and "park" it. Load gun and screw pieces back together. release rod from the "parked" position. Help?
 
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Old 05-24-07, 05:06 PM
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Dumb question. The top of the grease tube is covered with foil. Do I make a hole in it, if so, do I make a hole in it before or after putting the tube in the gun??? THanks...
 
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Old 05-24-07, 05:38 PM
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Yes, just give it a poke. When I use a gun that takes that kind i usually poke it after shoving it into the barrel so that any pressure generated behind it when you shove it in doesn't push grease all over.
 
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