Re: Grease ZERK or ZIRC?

Subject: Re: Grease ZERK or ZIRC?
From: Hollister Technical Services <Holtec -at- COMITY -dot- DEMON -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Thu, 27 May 1999 23:48:32 +0100

In article <m10n2zy-000BM2C -at- mail -dot- GTS -dot- ORG>, Michael Aimino
<maimino -at- ALLTEL -dot- NET> writes

Your comments below betray my ignorance of specific things mechanical
(though not I think of 'English as she is spoke').

>On 27 May 99 at 9:58, Peter Jones wrote:
>
>| In article <m10mjWj-000BM2C -at- mail -dot- GTS -dot- ORG>, Marci Abels
>| <mabels -at- SKYJACKINC -dot- COM> writes
>|
>| >We always use Grease fitting. Zerk is, indeed jargon, and in our =
>| >company, we have found that it is not a term know well be
>| >non-English = speaking people.
>|
>| Make that non-American speaking...

<snip>
>
>The instruction manual for my English-made 1961 International B-275
>tractor, which was printed in England (deduced from the use of "tyre"
>and "colour"), uses "zerk" for grease fittings. Perhaps this jargon
>was more common in England in the past?

--
Peter Jones


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