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Repacking Hubs

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Im repacking my hubs for the first time on the trailer and I noticed that on wide side the castle nut was tighter than the other. It was loose enough to where when I spun the hub either way the nut would turn in that direction, but of course the cotter pin would stop it.

How tight are these things supposed to be?
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On my 1 inch spindle I torque to 25 foot lbs, then back off
until the cotter pin fits through a castellation slot and most important,
the wheel rotates smoothly/easily, no grinding. Too tight does damage.
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