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post #1 of 26 Old 10-11-2019, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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Flex Seal Tape

Anyone used the Flex Tape by Flex Seal? Just wondering how it would work as a chute liner.
https://www.flexsealproducts.com/product/flex-tape/

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Why would you put Flex Tape in a chute?
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Why would you put Flex Tape in a chute?
Protect paint and decrease friction, (if outside surface of tape is slippery).

I've never used it, so if it's going to increase friction then thumbs down.

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Sounds like a great idea. I use rubber window flashing tape, and it keeps the chips off the paint, and I can spray it with Armor All, and it is very slippery.
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Might just try something like that....
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HMM Ocean state Job Lot has that tape (A discount store in these parts) May pick some up next time I am there.

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I used the white FlexSeal tape to repair (from the back side) cracks in the shower stall in my cottage. The stuff is incredibly sticky, and the finished side is quite smooth and slippery. With careful application, peeling the backing as you go, I bet it would work well on the back side of the chute.
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"Tile tape" is what they used to seal drainage pipes underground. It is supposed to stick even in water. It is quite flexible and smooth backside. If I was you, I would just wax it with car wax and see how how that does first.

I just waxed my snowblower this afternoon. The plastic chute on my Toro works great, but the plastic chute on my MTD has a lot of marks, and rock chips in it. MTD must have used a softer plastic.
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I guess I'm unique, as all these years, I never had an issue with any of my chutes, but they are all metal, with the exception of a Craftsman that I am just wrapping up, as it has a plastic chute, but I do not expect any issues with it.
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