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Salt Box paint

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by McGaw, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. McGaw

    McGaw Senior Member
    Messages: 221

    Hey guys,
    I just found a few salt boxes. $60 each. They measure L31 W23 H32. They are grey, and I'm just wondering what sort of paint would I need to use to paint them, and to ensure the paint won't come off in the winter elements?
    Also, is $60 ea. a good deal?

    Thanks alot

  2. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,547

    here are the prices i just got for some snow ex boxes i was going to use for calcium at the shopping centers i do
    #550...about 500 lbs ......299.00
    #1100 .......399.00
    #1800 about 1750 lbs......499.00
    i didn't realize from the pics that the boxes were this big (and expensive, it's just plastic) so i'm going to make my own,
  3. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Did you get them from Forest City Plastics?...we're talking about them on the Canadian Weather Thread-post a pic or two there if you have them please.
  4. McGaw

    McGaw Senior Member
    Messages: 221

  5. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,547

    the forest city plastics boxes are more the size i was looking for..
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2009
  6. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,547

    adam...these are plastic, correct? i originally thought they were metal and you wanted them painted..are you just wanting a custom look to the plastic? paint might not stick so well in a harsh environment.could the boxes have been "layed up" with the color in the palstic instead of painted?
  7. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Krylon fusion would work to paint them.