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Do you spray the inside of your snowblowers.......

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by alwayz-plowin, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. alwayz-plowin

    alwayz-plowin Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    Hey i will be using my snow blower again for the first time in 3 years all i remember in the past is the chute clogging!!!!! :dizzy::dizzy::dizzy::dizzy:

    Do any of you spay the inside of the snow blower's chute(?) with anything
    like...... Dont laugh!!! I've heard of people spraying PAM inside there.....

    i really dont blame the snowblower it self its some new honda paddle though about 2_" HS520A
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2010
  2. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    I spray the inside of mine with Fluid Film. cuts back on the clogs, as well as prevents rust. My snowblower is 12 years old, and still looks like it did the day I bought it.
  3. flatlander42

    flatlander42 Senior Member
    Messages: 421

    x2 with the fluid film. If you are going to clog......most likely nothing is going to stop it. I just like how fluid film protects from rust.
  4. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,980

    clear silicone, ie garys it, castle silicone spray...i spray the entire machine to help keep it ice free. reapplication depends on how much you are using it. if coated properly it will throw slush
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Fliud Film is the best choice

    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    fluid film will do the trick and protect the blower at the same time
  7. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Fluid Film here also. Great stuff!!
  8. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    For the FF boys on here, do you just spray directly out of the can or do you spray and then rub in a la a car wax.
  9. alwayz-plowin

    alwayz-plowin Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    only problem for me is they dont sell FF out here!

    FYI: Just reread my first post Spelling!!!!!
  10. bob00

    bob00 Senior Member
    Messages: 143

  11. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    SPRAY the FF on....no rubbing required
  12. JayD2

    JayD2 Senior Member
    Messages: 309

    There is a spray called Snow - Jet I think, its made by the same people who make Mow - Deck. I have not got to use it yet but have ordered it and waiting for it. You should be able to google Mow - Deck and find it on their site.
  13. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

    I take a propane torch and a large candle and heat up the wax and rub it on as much of the chute area as possible. Snow doesn't stick at all and the wax lasts most of the winter. I do my plow and shovels the same way. It's WAY cheaper then FF.
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2010
  14. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    The product may be cheaper, but once you factor in your labor, the propane, and so on, I would bet it's a wash. Not to mention I haven't seen a candle company that is a sponsor here.
  15. slave2lawns

    slave2lawns Member
    Messages: 46

    Wow, I have never herd that before. Hey, what ever works.
  16. lawnboy11

    lawnboy11 Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    would ski wax do the same thing?
  17. b&b landscapes

    b&b landscapes Member
    Messages: 74

    ski wax here...... MUCH better than FF...... Its designed for skis, hmmmmmmmmm.....
  18. sven1277

    sven1277 Senior Member
    Messages: 498

    We bolted on the Clarence 0-clearance kit this year. Will see if it helps with clogs. /smllengns.tripod.com
  19. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Generally I WD-40 my blower on the inside and the chute. Thinking about Fluid Film though, I've used it before and was happy with it, just never got around to actually ordering some.
  20. LawnGuy110

    LawnGuy110 Senior Member
    Messages: 196

    I don't remember what exactly it is called but I do spray my snowblower with something similar to pam for snow