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Old 12-08-2005, 07:25 AM
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How to keep snow from sticking to blade??

IM running an 8-6V on my truck. The snow sticks like a mo-fo. anyone got any ideas on getting it not to stick..
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Old 12-08-2005, 07:39 AM
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There are a few options from what I have tried the big help is making sure to keep it painted so there is something between the steel and the snow. The other odd thing that we have tried is actually using cooking non stick spray and spraying down the blade once and awhile! No kidding it actually works!
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Old 12-08-2005, 08:10 AM
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how about spraying wd-40 on the blade
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Old 12-08-2005, 08:23 AM
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Wink sticking snow

click on the free gift
its called fluid film
supposed to be the
cats meow...
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Old 12-08-2005, 08:29 AM
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click on the free gift
its called fluid film
supposed to be the
cats meow...
huh? confused
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Old 12-08-2005, 09:45 AM
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Do you keep your plow inside?
If you take a warm plow out side and start plowing with it before it cools off the snow will stick to it and freeze.
I set the fall speed of the plow, so when I raise the plow all of the way up and let it drop a couple of times, it self cleans..
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Old 12-08-2005, 11:57 AM
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Thumbs up

why you confused ?

send off an e mail and get a free sample

i told them i used pam and he laughed

said this stuff lasts longer

just look on the main page i'm sure

the word free will catch your eye.....
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Old 12-08-2005, 12:03 PM
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Wirenut means read the sticky in Commercial plowing forum (probabily in most forums)

Try the poly blade shields from Buyers (northern tool has them about $40)

WD40 works, as does cooking spray, or pledge but they all wear off pretty fast- sometimes as fast as 1 driveway. I used to heat up my steel shovels and coat them in parafin which works much longer, but heating a whole blade would be tough. Trying FF this season.
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Old 12-08-2005, 02:02 PM
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i see.. i didnt see the fluid film anywhere.. ill go look.
no, i keep it outside.. the snow builds up on the cutting edge.. its a pain in the butt..

for thise who set their drop speed, how do u do this?? can it be done on a fisher?
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Old 12-08-2005, 03:00 PM
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The best thing to do is wax the blade with Car Wax. My brother swears by it. But I just cant bring myself to do it. I am anal, but thats a whole other level!
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Old 12-08-2005, 03:03 PM
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http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=26374

The thread with the free sample of Fluid Film
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Old 12-08-2005, 03:04 PM
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just ordered some. thanks.
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Old 02-01-2006, 03:48 PM
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Drop speed??????

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i see.. i didnt see the fluid film anywhere.. ill go look.
no, i keep it outside.. the snow builds up on the cutting edge.. its a pain in the butt..

for thise who set their drop speed, how do u do this?? can it be done on a fisher?
On a Insta-Act pump there is a set screw like thing on the top right front side of the pump housing if standing in front of the plow thats called the "quill ajustment screw" which is used for adjusting your drop speed. a little goes a long way.
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Old 02-01-2006, 04:06 PM
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Non-stick Snowplowing........

Well I've been using this stuff for that same problem for a few years now and this stuff works great..."It's called Snow Shooter!" comes in a spray bottle and really works nice for keeping wet snow, slush & ice from sticking to the plow. I carry a bottle with me at all times. Trick is when you put the stuff on put it on when plow is clean and dry and it lasts a long while, can do a touch up job any time along the way but for best result clean & dry. I swear by this stuff....best $10 fix in the E-Kit.
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Old 02-03-2006, 12:42 PM
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Straight from the book....

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i see.. i didnt see the fluid film anywhere.. ill go look.
no, i keep it outside.. the snow builds up on the cutting edge.. its a pain in the butt..

for thise who set their drop speed, how do u do this?? can it be done on a fisher?
BLADE DROP SPEED ADJUSTMENT
The quill in the top of the valve manifold on the
passenger side front corner adjusts the blade drop
speed.
1. Lower the blade to the ground before making
adjustment.
2. Turn the quill IN (clockwise) to decrease drop
speed.
Turn the quill OUT (counterclockwise) to increase
drop speed.
3. Stand clear of the blade when checking
adjustment.
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