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9' V-box Spreader?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by slade, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. slade

    slade Senior Member
    Messages: 142

    Does anyone know if there is a company that makes a 9' V-BOX spreader that you can put on a 1 ton truck. thanks
  2. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Never heard of a 9'. Why would you want a 9' rather than the standard 8'?
  3. echovalley

    echovalley Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 456

    sno-way.there is a dealer in VT that has some leftover sanders real cheap,just bought 2,a 6ft $2300 and a 8ft $2500.if they have any left they were about $3300 for a 3yarder
  4. SLC1

    SLC1 Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    Yes, Down Easter makes a large variety of sizes. We have a
    9' V-Box and it is great. It is much better than a 8' because you can load it with larger machine bucket without alot of spillage and it holds almost another yard of material. They are a great sander, well built, swing chute, many motor sizes to choose from. Look into them you wont be unhappy. Just my two cents.

  5. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Must be something fairly new. What is the 9' rated capacity?
  6. slade

    slade Senior Member
    Messages: 142

    I have a 8' v-box now. My truck bed is 9' long so I would like to get a 9' v-box for the extra capacity.
  7. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,196

    Last year I purchased a 10' Swenson salter. I could have bought the 9' they make but for some reason it was $700. more. The capacity on the 10' is 4.4 yards which is to big. We do not load it to the top and this year I hope to buy a larger truck and move that salter over to the new truck.
  8. Aspen Snow

    Aspen Snow Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    Hiway makes a 9' Super P