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#1 propane1 ONLINE  

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Posted May 01, 2015 - 02:48 PM

ground plow to keep them from rusting over winter. I just found mine today, still cant get one out, but can see all of them, but they are rusted some, I put grease from a grease gun  tube on them last year. They are left out side all winter, no where to put them inside. Can't really say what the grease is that I used because I use what ever is on sale.  Noel

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Posted May 01, 2015 - 05:16 PM

I used to use grease, but that would sometimes wash off from rain, or collect a lot of dirt, or make a mess on my pants if I bumped into the plow.


I now use (what I think) is a better way. 


After plowing, I wipe the shiny parts down with a dry rag, then spray them with Krylon paint.  .....The paint does not wash off, does not attract dirt, does not make a mess, yet it scours off the plow after plowing a very short distance.

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Posted May 01, 2015 - 06:11 PM

John Deere sells a flat black paint to coat the moldboard and share w/ and it scours off easily.
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Posted May 01, 2015 - 07:22 PM

Mine are stored inside like all of my equipment. I use a heavy duty gun grease. It is a lot thicker and tougher than regular gun grease. In fact it is real hard to go through a gun in the winter. Clean the plow off with burlap and rum the grease on by hand. Softens the hands up too.
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Posted May 02, 2015 - 03:02 AM

Engine oil, grease or paint.

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Posted May 10, 2015 - 08:58 AM

  • rural king sells a type of graphite  paint on coating that supposedly keeps moving parts free moving while in long term storage.kinds like a silver anti-sieze

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Posted May 10, 2015 - 09:01 AM

I use any old spray paint I have laying around , just on the shinny steel , it comes off the first pass though the garden
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