Packing nut from hell

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Old 12-02-13, 04:28 PM
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Packing nut from hell

I'm trying to crank this thing off but it's a doozie. Any suggestions?

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whoops pic should be rotated clockwise obv
 
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A little heat and a 14" wrench should do it........
 
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Old 12-02-13, 05:02 PM
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Oh goody old steel piping and a old gate or globe valve.
At some point you need to replace all of it before it leaks.
That style valve after a few years almost never shut off or the stem breaks off inside..
 
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