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Old 02-22-2010, 10:01 PM
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Snowblower anti-clog spray out there??

Ahaha! i like that title!
But today we got hit with 5-8inches and i was doing some of the walks, my snow blowers discharge hole (forgot the actual name for it..Been up since 2AM) kept getting clogged. Towards the end of the night i wasnt thinking and stuck my hand in there (to remove the snow) And didnt realize my other hand was still engaging the paddles...NOT SMART! Thankfully i realized it and pulled my hand quick. That could have been bad!
Is there anything that i can spray in there so it reduces the chance of clogging and building up on the inside??

Heres the snowblower we use for resi. walks: Honda HS520A
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Old 02-22-2010, 10:10 PM
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Spray the crap out of it with Fluid Film. I do mine every season, and it has cut the clogs down by 75% or so. If I get a clog, it also seems to clear out easier as well.
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Old 02-22-2010, 10:13 PM
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Cooking spray works as a last resort, wd 40 might work
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Old 02-22-2010, 10:14 PM
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snow blower

yes to fluid film, yes to WD-40 and yes to cooking spray-the big three pack cans from the Samurai big box stores.

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Old 02-22-2010, 10:24 PM
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Do i have to get that online?? Because i have never seen it in Home Depot or Lowe's..
(fluid Film)
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Old 02-22-2010, 10:42 PM
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Do i have to get that online?? Because i have never seen it in Home Depot or Lowe's..
(fluid Film)


You can order it online from fluid film but check the FF home page to see if you have a dealer nearby. The JD farm equipment dealers have been handling it in central new york.


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Old 02-22-2010, 10:52 PM
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Lemon Pledge or just plain furniture oil spray works great. A bungee cord with anything other than your hand is great for clearing clogs.
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Old 02-22-2010, 10:57 PM
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Lemon Pledge or just plain furniture oil spray works great. A bungee cord with anything other than your hand is great for clearing clogs.
I totally forgot about furniture polish
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Old 02-23-2010, 12:11 PM
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What about wax? Like ski/snowboard wax or even turtle wax?
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:41 PM
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colder, dryer snow, and a two-stage blower will help!
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Old 02-24-2010, 01:48 PM
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Alot of wet snow today and I had only one clog up.I went full speed into a snow bank and clogged it up.Wet snow was a pain and I had to keep the speed down as the 13 hp engine was really working hard.Furniture polish is great but I do wonder what the ski wax would do.
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Old 02-24-2010, 02:33 PM
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I've been using WD-40. It works great. It can loosen nuts though. I've seen that happen with dirt bikes with several people. (keeps the dirt from sticking & cleans up fast)

I've thought about using RainX. Cooking spray, or furniture polish sounds like a good cheap idea.
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Old 02-24-2010, 04:52 PM
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I use Silicone spray.
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:44 PM
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The easiest way to find your closest dealer for Fluid Film is here: http://www.fluid-film.com/shop/index.html
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Old 02-25-2010, 01:13 PM
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ski wax for snowmobiles works good im told ive seen people use armor all
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