leaf blower trick... finally

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by abrucerd, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. abrucerd

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    after years of seeing others, I finally got around to doing the leaf blower trick... with a pic to prove it.
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    ready for the winter!
     
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    Is that a leaf blower...or a leaf sucker???
     
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    it's a leaf blower, that has a leaf sucker option... kind of like:
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    Not much discharge on that suck job. just sayn.

     
  5. imacman

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    Maybe his stove is just way cleaner than yours to begin with.....just sayin ;lol
     
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    I cleaned my stove using the leaf blower trick just the other day!

    I just handed the leaf blower to my wife and said, "Put this side of the leaf blower on top of the chimney and turn it on!" It was real easy, she didn't get any soot on her or anything! ;lol

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    I don't think there is another context in which that post can be made without getting in a lot of trouble.
     
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    Hey now thats only a seasons worth.... :p
     
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    I had already done a full cleaning in May, and the photo taken after about a minute, minute thirty of the blower running... still, wasn't nearly as dark as that video. Now that I have the adapter, I'll probably try it again in November/December... see how it goes with fresh ash.
     
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    Looks awesome.... My favorite cleaning tool!


    Nice vid Smoke. Makes me proud every time I see it.
     
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    nice picture,works great!
     
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    I see it and will say it again...you people are nuts. Cleaning stoves with yard equipment up on yer roof is insane, dangerous, pollutious (I made up that word) and overall just plain silly.
     
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    natural weed repellant for spring
     
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    Everyone is entitled to their own opinion...
     
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    I was never in any danger! ;lol

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    Yea... well... it works
     
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    I borrowed a leaf blower and was amazed how well my stove has been running since...now I am looking to buy one...any recommendations? I looked at a Husqvarna...470 cfm, 250$
    Any opinions welcome





     
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    I'm lovin' the novelty of the Leaf Blower Trick and can't wait to try it out for myself. Thanks for posting. Don't mind the haters! :)
     
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    Pollutious..... Rickyism?
     
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    You need a leaf sucker for this, correct?
     
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    Leaf blower with vacuum capabilities. I looked into the Weed eater WEB150 ($25-30) but it doesn't have the proper intake port on the bottom. You usually have to rig up a couple common inexpensive adapters to make it work but on that particular model there'd too much fartin around to get it to do its thing.

    Do a search for "leafblower".
     
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    An electric model works best. In most situations anyways.
     
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    You folks are silly. Silly, silly silly.
     
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    I have a leaf blower kind of like the one pictured, but I always have a hard time getting it to go from blow to suck...:p
     
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