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#3282074 - 02/14/14 02:41 PM Chute lubricant & guard
rjundi Offline


Registered: 03/16/04
Posts: 6718
Loc: USA
I have a 12 year old simplicity snow blower. The chute has a bit rust from rocks in my driveway before it was paved.

We just got 8"+ of powder followed by rain. What happens is if snow is slushy it jambs in the chute and is beyond annoying to clear. I used a can of liquid wrench and it helped till it wore off. And then I used up my wife's cooking spray to her dismay which did a bit better.

1) Is there a preferred lubricant, wax or slippery stuff that works well?
2) Do most folks remove the rock guard since it makes an area for snow blower to clog up.
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#3282086 - 02/14/14 02:50 PM Re: Chute lubricant & guard [Re: rjundi]
BigCahuna Offline


Registered: 09/29/09
Posts: 1383
Loc: Deep in the heart of Jersey
You can try this. I did and it seems to work alot better then before. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMAgb3QNEE8

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#3282090 - 02/14/14 02:53 PM Re: Chute lubricant & guard [Re: rjundi]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
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#3282141 - 02/14/14 03:38 PM Re: Chute lubricant & guard [Re: rjundi]
earlyre Offline


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 2474
Loc: Lima, Ohio, USA
i thought plow drivers coated/lubed their blades with a mixture of Diesel & motor oil or some such.
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#3289714 - 02/21/14 03:56 PM Re: Chute lubricant & guard [Re: rjundi]
threeputtpar Offline


Registered: 08/04/11
Posts: 1730
Loc: Appleton, WI
I typically use silicone spray on the chute. If applied when the metal is dry, it stays on pretty long. Longer than PAM anyhow.
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#3290040 - 02/21/14 09:29 PM Re: Chute lubricant & guard [Re: Ramblejam]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
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Loc: Upstate NY
Originally Posted By: Ramblejam


I use this or a very similar product.
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