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Sluggish snow throwers
- Subject: Sluggish snow throwers
- From: "David Roden" <roden ald net>
- Date: Sun, 3 Jan 1999 22:45:06 -0500
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
Thanks to all for the suggestions. I have gotten two suggestions for
lubricating the auger and chute to reduce clogging:
Oasis654 aol com writes:
> an electrak friend recommended spraying the chute and inside
> of snoblower with pam, a non stick spray for frypans.
darrylmcmahon igs net writes:
> Lubricating the chute will help - graphite spray lubricants have
> more staying power than vegetable oil based spray lubricants.
I wonder if silicone or Teflon spray would be effective. Anyone have an
experience one way or the other?
What about a mineral oil-based product like WD-40 or LPS?
It also occurs to me that I probably will need to repaint the inside of
the housing and chute -- there is some rust which may be making the
Thanks again for the suggestions!
David Roden THE VIRTUAL PD
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