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Hey guys need your input!

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Craftybigdog, Jan 28, 2004.

  1. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    Hey guys Im looking at getting a tailgate spreader and I want to know what you guys like and recommend. I like the western 2000 what do you think? Thanks alot!
  2. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,124

    I just bought a snow ex 1075 holds 600 lbs,have used it about 6 times now and so far no problems and like it alot.

    Regards mike
  3. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    I have a Snow Ex 575 and love it.. Still have 1 Meyers/Buyers type with the exposed motor. Hate it lots of motor problems. I think a good dealer is just as important though...Chuck
  4. LocalTouch

    LocalTouch Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 26

    Western Pro Flo. Holds 950 pounds. Works great. Depending on the size of your lots, you shouldnt have to fill it up that often. Plus way it is designed, I use bulk salt and hardly ever have a material flow problem. Bulk salt is 60% cheaper than bags. Profit margin!
  5. Landscaper 70

    Landscaper 70 Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    Check Into

    Check into a buyers tailgate spreader, have heard alot of good things about them. We have a couple of Snowex 1075 and they work well even after 4 or 5 years.
  6. GripTruk

    GripTruk Senior Member
    Messages: 374

    not to bust your balls, but there is a dedicated forum called Ice Management/Control where this question belongs, you will find a lor more information over in that forum as far as spreaders are concerened.
    Also, you didn't say what you wanted to spread... If you want to do sand, the spreader you mentioned will not work, if not, than it will probably be ok.