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Old 08-25-2008, 09:50 PM
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Fertilizer Dust?

What do you guys use to keep the dust from building up on the impeller?
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Old 08-25-2008, 10:26 PM
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i always keep sharp paint scraper in my back pocket- to cut open bags and scrape
the impeller/ spinner plate
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Old 08-25-2008, 11:25 PM
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nothing can be done.
one would think that if a fluid film type of product were to be applied then it would help but it works just tthe opposite.
Chisel, paint scraper, or the trust screwdriver is a necessity.
Keep in mind what your impeller looked like from the factory, SMOOTH!!! be careful not to scratch the surface it will onlycause quicker build up!
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Old 08-26-2008, 08:38 AM
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I use a plastic putty knife. It is cut down to fit the width of the impeller blades. High humidity is a problem. Certain types of fertilizer are worse than others.
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Old 08-26-2008, 11:54 PM
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try your plastic lawn marking flag stake. plastic doesnt scratch plastic and they should be readily available
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Old 08-26-2008, 11:56 PM
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just scrape it when needed
i need teflon coated
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