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Salt skirt back of truck?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Kuttingedge, Dec 28, 2014.

  1. Kuttingedge

    Kuttingedge Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Any of you use anything to block the salt from getting to your truck?
     
  2. Rat_Power_78

    Rat_Power_78 Senior Member
    Messages: 176

    Mine has a piece of rubber (conveyor belt I think?) run across the width of the flatbed. I will see if I can figure out how to put up a picture. Could probably be made to work for a pickup I think.
     
  3. Kuttingedge

    Kuttingedge Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    I'm using a pice of rubber also that I screwed to the back of the spreader frame.
    Would be nice to have something a bit better......
     
  4. Level12

    Level12 Member
    Messages: 36

    Same here. took a bedliner out of a truck we had taken the bed off of, just the rubber liner ones, and bolted it to our chute and it works pretty good. wish i had something better but not going to fix something that isnt broken when i have things that are broke.

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    Last edited: Dec 28, 2014
  5. Kuttingedge

    Kuttingedge Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Nice level 12! Ya that is similar to what i did with mine.
    There is always something better tho right....? Lol
     
  6. ponyboy

    ponyboy Senior Member
    Messages: 961

    I use big truck mud flaps
     
  7. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,712

    We use a piece of rubber roofing.
     
  8. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,062

    I will do that next year, but I'll stick mine under the salter itself (not just the chute) that will cover my my entire bumper as well. The weight of the salter will hold it in place.
     
  9. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 901

    Next year I'm gonna use a piece of pond liner, same as rubber roofing. I think I'm gonna line the whole bed though.
     
  10. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,712

    That's what we do, set the rubber up in the bed and set v box on top of it. Now may not be a good idea with flatbeds since rubber will cover lights but works great on pickups.
     
  11. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 901

    Lights are overrated. Who needs them anyway. HaHa! Do you attach it to the bed rails at all?
     
  12. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,712

    Not for the v box. Now tailgate spreader has a piece attached to a 2x4 that goes into the stake pockets. It goes covers the entire back of the truck.
     
  13. Kuttingedge

    Kuttingedge Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Manufactures should really be including something to block the salt IMO