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How much gear oil should i put in a Hobart 4246 HD grinder

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: hobart meat grinder,model 4322 asking what type of oil in gearbox to use?

You can buy food grade grease from kitchenaid or on amazon. I did use the grease from my work. Any grease would do the job just make sure you read the specifications to find the grease that can stand high heat so it doesn't melt while the machine is running.

Posted on Dec 14, 2011

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SOURCE: hobart D300T mixer oil change.

You can put in a all purpose grease. I use MOBIL 1 Synthetic Grease (RED IN COLOR) and it works fine -- you will need 3 tubs of 16oz's each tub. The cost is 30.00 or so. Make sure to get all of the old grease out and pack around each of the trans and worm shafts with the grease, then pack around the MOTOR GEAR and then put all back together. While running it make sure you can see the grease and hear the noise of the mixer through the 2 caps that are FILL caps on the head of the mixer. ALSO, you will find that you will lose 1st gear IF you have tigtened down too much on the LOCK nut, SOOOO loosen in small increments until all 3 gears are perfect and strong. ALSO, the key to noise adjustment is to Tighten (WHILE MIXER IS RUNNING) slowly the large nut that controls pressure on the worm transmission. The general rule with tigtening this nut is to tighten it till it will not tighten and then back off the nut -- IF the unit when starting does not run or it seems bound up when you first turn it back on, THEN you have tightened it TOO MUCH, SOOO back it off again (loosen it) until it starts smoothly and when you turn the mixer OFF it should come to a slow stop and not abruptly stop the mixer. Hope this helps some of you out there trying to do your own adjustments --

Posted on Apr 13, 2014

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SOURCE: I have a Hobart model 4332 meat grinder what type of oil is supposed to be in lower gear box I know it needs to be Food grade any suggestions would be great Thanks.

Contact a specialist oil supplier and ask them for their recommendation.

Posted on Dec 15, 2017

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