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Salt Dogg 1.5

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Case 445, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. Case 445

    Case 445 Junior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 18

    I just bought a salt dogg 1.5 and was testing it out with salt/ sand mix. I had to run the vibrator all the time to make the salt/sand come out. I open the back gate wide open and still had to run the vibrator. Need some advice Thanks
     
  2. Stuffdeer

    Stuffdeer Senior Member
    Messages: 606

    I've heard in these models, with wet salt or a sand/salt mix you will need to keep the vibrator going. In the manual it says it can run for 30 minutes straight, so I wouldn't think to much of it. You could spray a little fluid film or Pam on the inside of the hopper to hopefully get it moving inside a little more
     
  3. R.J.S. SNOWPLOW

    R.J.S. SNOWPLOW Senior Member
    Messages: 892

    Try turning the auger speed up but the spinner speed must be greater than the auger speed
     
  4. mpgall26

    mpgall26 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    Stuffdeer, I was wondering about fluid film in the hopper, have you done this. I wasn't sure if it would goop things up and be to hard to clean out sticky sand?
     
  5. Stuffdeer

    Stuffdeer Senior Member
    Messages: 606

    I've never used fluid film in the hopper yet, but have used WD-40 in other salters....I will be coating this one in Fluid Film this week...as long as you don't spray it, then immediately dump salt in it.
     
  6. Workaholic

    Workaholic Member
    Messages: 55

    I run the shaker everytime I have the salter turned on. My snowex's I would leave the vibrator switch on and use the main power switch would turn the augers and vibrators on and off.
    Sold the snow exs this year and bought 2 buyers 1.5 and a 2yrd going to run the shakers non stop.

    My opinion is that it wont hurt anything to use them all the time.