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Anyone use their new spreaders

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by mikelawtown, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. mikelawtown

    mikelawtown Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 429

    I'm looking for advice on people who like/dislike their tailgate spreades..I'm looking for a hitch mounted spreader for salt and with 2 jobs and plowing all i do is 10 driveways..so something inexpensive but not cheap.Thanks..Mike
     
  2. jkiser96

    jkiser96 Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    Spreader

    I have had 0 problems with my Snow-ex 1075. This spreader is 5 years old with just regular upkeep. I wash the spreader out after everytime we salt & then spray a non-stick liquid over the whole thing after that, I also spray the spinner with a lube everytime.
     
  3. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,392

    I installed my Snowex mini 575 this year and really like it i too wash it after every use and store it in my garage, i used to have the Byers suv tailgate spreader the last two years and it worked good also, i sold that when i bought the Snowex
     
  4. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    look into the 5 series of whatever you buy..

    snow-ex
    western
    buyers

    i liek my western so far..
     
  5. Plowin in VT

    Plowin in VT Senior Member
    Messages: 233

    I have a Sno-Way 9cu ft and for salt, it's great.

    If all you are doing is 10 driveways, and not looking to pick up any more, you might want to consider a walk behind broadcast spreader w/rubber tires. They spread well, and are a lot less $ than a tailgate/hitch mounted spreader. You can also run sand through them if you need to.

    Just my $0.02