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Snowblower anti-clog spray out there??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by gottaluvplows, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. gottaluvplows

    gottaluvplows Senior Member
    Messages: 152

    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. :yow!: 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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  2. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    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.
     
  3. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    Cooking spray works as a last resort, wd 40 might work
     
  4. leon

    leon Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    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.

    leon
     
  5. gottaluvplows

    gottaluvplows Senior Member
    Messages: 152

    Do i have to get that online?? Because i have never seen it in Home Depot or Lowe's..
    (fluid Film)
     
  6. leon

    leon Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    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.


    leon:waving:
     
  7. brimfield

    brimfield Member
    Messages: 68

    Lemon Pledge or just plain furniture oil spray works great. A bungee cord with anything other than your hand is great for clearing clogs.
     
  8. leon

    leon Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    snow blower

    I totally forgot about furniture polish:waving:
     
  9. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    What about wax? Like ski/snowboard wax or even turtle wax?
     
  10. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    colder, dryer snow, and a two-stage blower will help!
     
  11. brimfield

    brimfield Member
    Messages: 68

    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.
     
  12. RedDodge

    RedDodge Junior Member
    from md
    Messages: 12

    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.
     
  13. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,487

    I use Silicone spray.
     
  14. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

  15. gamberbull13

    gamberbull13 Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    ski wax for snowmobiles works good im told ive seen people use armor all