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Sand/salt spreader help

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by wtoledo, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. wtoledo

    wtoledo Junior Member
    from boston
    Messages: 4

    I need to buy a sand/salt spreader, I have a f250, 5.4, Superduty 6ft bed, my question is which brand I should I buy? i was look at SnoEX was wondering what the opinion. Thank you.
     
  2. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    The snowex sp7550 is a perfect fit. It is a 1.5 yard hopper.
    Fisher makes a half yard LT lopro sander.
     
  3. wtoledo

    wtoledo Junior Member
    from boston
    Messages: 4

    Thank you! Do you know how much would sp 7550 cost with installation?
     
  4. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,031

    Don't know about the Snowex, but my Saltdogg hopper spreader was 300 for the install.
     
  5. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,819

    A fisher polycaster 1.5yard is made for shortbed pickups
     
  6. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,031

    You could put a Polycaster/Tornado (same exact spreader, but one's Western and one's Fisher), Saltdogg, Snowex, and several others. The Fisher can be had for about a grand less than the Tornado.
     
  7. wtoledo

    wtoledo Junior Member
    from boston
    Messages: 4

    Thank you all.
     
  8. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    I looked on Fisher's website, and they said the 1.5 had an overall length of 9 feet? I figured that was too long for a 6.5 bed?
     
  9. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    BTW, the install for the snowex should be in the $200 - $300 range as a guess.
     
  10. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,031

    No, their 1.5 yard spreader will work just fine in his bed. My 1.5 yarder may be nine feet overall (although I doubt it), it will fit in the bed, but then you add on the length of the spinner chute and there's another couple of feet.
     
  11. bliz&hinikerDLR

    bliz&hinikerDLR Senior Member
    Messages: 471

    Should be about $5,000.