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hitch mounted salt spreaders.

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by hoax23, Nov 28, 2005.

  1. hoax23

    hoax23 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Just wondering if the hitch mounted salt spreaders do any damage to your trucks. A lot of people have told me that the salt hits your truck. Is there any truth to this.
     
  2. Garagekeeper

    Garagekeeper Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    "Any" type spreader is going to get salt onto the back of your truck.
    You can get a section of indoor outdoor carpet of heavy vinyl rug protector and build yourself a shield between your truck and the spreader, can be easily cleaned and desalted when you wash you truck.
    :rolleyes: John...
     
  3. lorentzlawnsnow

    lorentzlawnsnow Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    i used a piece of conveyor belt about 18" wide by the length you need to go across the back of your truck.