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snow ex spreader

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by FIREMAN Q, Oct 3, 2005.


    FIREMAN Q Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    has anyone used the snow ex sand pro w/ the swing away gate? I am considering this because of the swing away advantage. any thoughts???
    my other option is the speedcaster or proflow 2's.
  2. bigplow23

    bigplow23 Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    Fireman Q

    i own a snow ex sand pro and a western proflow 2 they are both really good machines. i like how the snow ex sites on the truck with the swing away mount. we made one for the proflow 2 but it still sites high in the back window. both spreaders are a really good and spread salt or sand really good but the snow ex has the better truck mounting system in my oppinon hope this help
  3. Andy N.

    Andy N. Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    I had a sand pro, just outgrew it. I liked it a lot. Never had a problem with it and I liked that I could swing it out and load a pallet of salt in the back. Obviously the other companies make the same deal, but the sand pro worked just fine.
  4. kyle volz

    kyle volz Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 33

    Sand Pro is a hit

    I have a SnowEx Sand pro and love it. The swing away gate feature is a must for easy loading of material. I have four SnowEx spreaders and have not had any trouble out of any of them. Try it, you will love it.
  5. JElmWin

    JElmWin Senior Member
    Messages: 232

    Snowex 1875 Sand Pro is junk!

    :gunsfiring: Had swing-away mount 1875 Sand Pro for 2 seasons. Auger motor broke 3 times. Can't handle sand (unless it's dry). Dealer that sold me it doesn't sell it anymore. They said they replaced so many motors that the company (Trynex) wouldn't return their calls!
    The swing away mount is nice but you drill the S41T out of your rail bed and rear bumper. You then have to drive around with the mounting plates all year long. That or remove and look at all the holes.
    I now have the Fisher Speedcaster II undermount and couldn't be happier. Completely removes and all that's left is under-mount hitch. It also has a third brake light.
    Only problem is I can't figure out way to load/unload snowblower.
  6. butler L&S

    butler L&S Member
    Messages: 89

    I've got the Sand Pro 1875 and have not used it for 2 years. If anyone is interested send me a pm. I will probably post it in the marketplace forum soon.
  7. JJ's Services

    JJ's Services Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Butler tried to pm you but said i couldnt. I would be interested. Price/shape any changes in model since your unit to the present date accs etc. Thanks
  8. fulltiltwill

    fulltiltwill Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    The only thing I don't like about my sand pro is that it hangs too low so you can't use the trailer hitch.
  9. Andy N.

    Andy N. Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    Yah, there are a lot of holes drilled into the truck for that thing. I never ran sand thru mine, only bagged rock salt.