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Fisher Spreader a rebadged Western?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by MickiRig1, Oct 18, 2005.

  1. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I was given a OLD Fisher Stainless Salt Spreader by a friend,he found it in a scrap pile he cleaned up. It has Fisher Stickers all over it but no model number. The motor is mounted inside with white/green/black wires.
    It looks just like the Western Spreader pictured on page 59 in the Central Parts Warehouse catalog. Are these just rebadged --> Fisher?
    It's bolted into a heavy angle iron cage that's painted orange.
    Think the Western Parts are interchangable? The motor works,but no controller with it. I need to figure out a value for a rheostat and make a controller.
  2. jglandscaping

    jglandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    Douglas Dynmaics own both fisher and western...should answer your question:yow!:
  3. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,468

    Monroe Truck Equipment makes spreaders for Boss. I am sure there is a lot more of that going on than most of us know about.