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Electric spreaders in Midwest?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by ROSELAWN, Oct 19, 2003.

  1. ROSELAWN

    ROSELAWN Member
    Messages: 78

    Anyone know where to get a Smith, or other Electric 8' V-box spreader in the Midwest?
     
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2003
  2. Rooster

    Rooster Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 650

    If I recall correctly for Smith, I call the factory 2 years ago before I got my new V-box, Chicago was the closest dealer.

    I talked to the dealer on the phone, decided against getting one, mainly since the dealer's answer to all my questions was "That doesn't matter".

    :realmad:

    So I bought a gas model very satified.

    Rick
     
  3. ROSELAWN

    ROSELAWN Member
    Messages: 78

    Thanks Rooster, I think I will go with the Fisher Pro-Caster. What do you know about Drake Scruggs in Grandview? They are the only dealer in town now that Mid America Golf and Turf is out of business.
     
  4. Rooster

    Rooster Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 650

    Don't know anything, I switched from Fisher, when I bought my new truck and couldn't get a price from Mid-American, No customer service as far as I was concerned.
    Went to Boss products.



    Rick
     
  5. plowking35

    plowking35 2000 Club Member
    from SE CT
    Messages: 2,923

    I sent off an email to Smith Industries. We will if they respond.
    Dino
     
  6. threefourths

    threefourths Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Smith Spreaders are available through a dealer called Truck and Trailer in Lansing, MI. Their phone # 517-322-2088. You can also the Smith factory at 315-331-1651 Mon thru Fri 7:30 to 4pm EST.
    Email at Smith@smithspreaders.com.
     
  7. threefourths

    threefourths Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    You may also be able to purchase a Smith Spreader factory direct, depending how far away the closest dealer is.
    www.smithspreaders.com
     
  8. Bighammer

    Bighammer Member
    Messages: 99

    For a Smith stainless V Box Call Kalida Truck Equipmenet in Toledo. Ask for Butch.
     
  9. Mick

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

    ROSELAWN, if you go with the Fisher Pro-Caster, I'd recommend insisting on the Honda motor if it's still an option.
     
  10. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    Roselawn.... Check out Mid-state Truck. They are in Indianapolis, Indiana northside. Ask for Vance and tell him Indy Property Care reffered you.
     
  11. Highpoint

    Highpoint Senior Member
    Messages: 241

    Any reason you are not considering the VP8000 electric from SnowEx?
     
  12. ROSELAWN

    ROSELAWN Member
    Messages: 78

    Yes, no dealer in my area. Service is an important part of my decision.
     
  13. Highpoint

    Highpoint Senior Member
    Messages: 241

    No offence but the other brands seem to not have a dealer any where near you. I know of a dealer not 2 hours away. PM me and I'll get you the info on that VP8000. He has one in stock. Bill