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My Hobart grinder is old vintage it has 3 or 4 oil ports do I still use Mobil DTE HM OIL? How much in each port?

I'd like to change oil /grease but don't see drain plug

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Steve I dont know that that is necessary. I have 2 a big heavy monster and a little #12 and I check for full and keep going. I only use mine in winter for sausage and its 50# in 120 sec. not much wear and tear on the lube. I know Hobart has a good web and mobile service here. Mine are Old and I'm guessing yours are too.

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