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Buyers Stainless Steel Spreaders

Discussion in 'SnowDogg Snow Plows' started by Grampa Plow, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Grampa Plow

    Grampa Plow Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 274

    Hi all, been plowing for 38 years but I've only been on this site for a short time. I have been thinking about a Buyers 8 Ft. SS spreader but haven't heard much about them. I can get one for about $4300 vs. $4800+ for a regular steel unit. What's up? Anyone have any experience with a unit like this. I have only really seen the Buyers plastic tail gate units. My last Hiniker regular steel spreader lasted 13 years. Thanks
     
  2. snowandgo

    snowandgo Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    I have one, 3 yrs old now. I think it is a good unit. I had a bolt come loose and get into the conveyor chain, ruining the chain. That bolt, as I recall, was installed by me so I can't blame Buyers. I think the tie down loops are a little weak in design, but that is easy to deal with. I think it will probably last for ever.
     
  3. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    this place has 8' SS for $3500

    i had one for year's and loved it,.....not anyproblem's 'xcept i had to weld it up a couple of time's on the verry bottom of the "VEE" near the chain frame.....it may have had something to do with the 12" sideboard's and caryying a heck of a lot extra weight, but i don't know

    i bought a new salt-dogg poly, only 'cause i had a guy come to me wanting to buy my V-box......everything i have is for sale you know :D .....some thing's like the wife i'll pay someone to take though :D

    http://www.angelos-supplies.com/Win...roductID/60179/Default.aspx?SortField=EAN,EAN

    PJ