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Thinking about buying these to clean radiators on tractors after hay work. Anyone use these? Are they worth it or just stick to my homemade one from a blow gun and a brake line.
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Looks like a nice set Bob. Let us know how they work out for you.
 

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I bought a set late last fall.
Where did you get them from? My screen shot above is the cheapest I’ve found them. Not that I’m looking for the cheapest but like Amazon they are $39.99 plus $10 shipping.
Also let us know what you think when you use them.
 
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New tractor needs new blow guns..
 

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I made myself a water wand from off the shelf fittings and a piece of 3/4" copper tube. I squeezed the end together and bent it to get a good spray. Works great for getting in between the radiator and oil cooler and AC condenser on my backhoe.



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I also have the Harbor Freight engine cleaning gun which is air powered and similar but not as compact at the tip.
 

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I've got an air comb as well. I'd say it works ok.

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I like the bent tip you pictured, especially the one that works with water.
 

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I like the bent tip you pictured, especially the one that works with water.
Yea I think they would be nice. Should just order them just was wondering if anyone had them before I bought them.
 
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Yea I think they would be nice. Should just order them just was wondering if anyone had them before I bought them.
I think @SulleyBear uses/recommends something similar...
 
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Where did you get them from? My screen shot above is the cheapest I’ve found them. Not that I’m looking for the cheapest but like Amazon they are $39.99 plus $10 shipping.
Also let us know what you think when you use them.
I bought mine from tractor Mike's web site. Don't remember cost but as I recall about $40 or so plus s&h.
 

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Use with caution on older units or alum.


The old radiators were the easiest to clean....great big openings between fins.

High Air pressure will disintegrate old brittle rotten fins.
Will fold over some alum.

adjust your regulator to a safe space lol
 

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Use with caution on older units or alum.


The old radiators were the easiest to clean....great big openings between fins.

High Air pressure will disintegrate old brittle rotten fins.
Will fold over some alum.

adjust your regulator to a safe space lol
the ones originally posted have a built in one, which was handy with the water one because i have high water pressure here
 

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Thanks Dave I think that’s where I seen it first. Do they work good?
Haven't used them yet. I bought them to take down to the farm and keep there. For when I mow down there. Back in the fall I used what my brother has at his radiator repair business. It uses air over water to really blast them clean. As Duke said though you have to be careful with old weak radiators.
 

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Thinking about buying these to clean radiators on tractors after hay work. Anyone use these? Are they worth it or just stick to my homemade one from a blow gun and a brake line.
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Best set I've ever used! We bought them when the big 3150 JD came into the family. That thing is prone to radiator plugging. During hay season it's a daily requirement to blow the radiator out. These two tools work excellent for that! Think we paid around $34-35 back a few years ago. I don't think you can go wrong with the set. Just my opinion.
 

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