Do you clean combine with air or water for winter storage
It just depends what we have time to do! But most of the time just air...
We use a gas leaf blower witch works very well for us threw out the year to blow off combine daily and to blow out radiator and air filter ...More
I blow it off in the fall. Pressure wash it in summer before harvesting rye. I don’t like to pressure wash it after harvest because water g...More
Blow off then wash and let dry in shop washbay. Then store in cold storage shed.
Typically we are into freezing temps by time we are finished so they only get blowen off , then in spring or summer they usually get a good ...More
Air, not a big fan of putting water on the bearings and all of the electrical connections.
We clean with air and then wash off when all of the trash is cleaned off.
Clean with air
We hooked up a fire hose and nozzle to a well and use about 60-80 GPM at 50 PSI of water. It’s reply helps get it cleaned up much better tha...More
We blow off with 150 cfm compressor, then power wash, and finally grease everything. After greasing we run machine for a bit to make sure g...More
Hand remove bigger most noticable stuff then air followed by a detailed hand/long reach wand wash but never a power washer. ****** windows/m...More
Blow it off with air, we borrowed a jack hammer trailer air compressor this year, and then washed it of with a pressure washer. Temperature ...More
Blow everything I can out with air. I sure would like to wash it off with water, but not a big fan of turning the combine into a huge block...More
Blow off with air. If it is warm enough for it to dry off I will wash it off also. Then park in the shed. Sat in the shed for a few weeks...More
Air blown off... I'm not sold on pressure washing all the moving parts... seems like ya just put water in the barrings...
Just gonna get dir...More
AIr blown, and then full wash followed by a complete wax job.
Air for sure (rodent preventative), water if it’s still warm out ...but our combine is spoiled and gets to rest in the heated shop all wint...More
We blow it off with air then wash it thoroughly. Don’t want any rodent food present when it goes into storage.