How are you vacuuming out your blower oil?

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  1. Mikey P
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    I know there are lots of options, what's the best?
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    Why?
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    Because drain plugs aint where they should be...
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    I use this. Got it at Harbor Freight and charge it up with the air compressor. Does an excellent job. It was a good purchase.

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    Just flip the switch and let 'er drain. :stir:
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    I use a pump up extractor like the one you posted Mike. Works great, the layout of the Cleanco's drains make it slow as molasses otherwise.
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    Such a wonderfully designed machine by IDIOTS!
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    If a manufacturer mounts a blower in a space that you cannot get to the drain plug there should be a remote drain line installed to a location where you are able to do so.
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    Get the amazon one, I have it kicks ass for 650 blower and pump, Pump is a PITA WITHOUT.. Also can use on engine, huge time saver...You'll love it
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    I would strongly encourage all who use this quick valve to install a plug at the end Hose attached to this drain valve. Always fill oil including hose to level, yes I know go ahead and waste a little oil it will be cheaper.
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    I've heard of several inadvertent draining incidents that killed blowers or pumps.

    I seriously think the draining issue is not needed very often, if at all.

    How often do you drain or change the oil in your differential?
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    I agree. We are not talking internal combustion engines where the oil gets contaminated. I usually put synthetic blower oil in them and never touch them for 5-6000 hours except to check the glass sight gauges for proper oil level.

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