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tailgate question

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by hydro_37, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    What is the best thing to coat the inside of the plastic spreaders with to preven ice melt from sticking? I have been using a mix of ice melt and kitty litter too. We have 4-5" of ice so ice melt wont cut it and people need to walk on this crap.
  2. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    use 100lbs of rocksalt to 50 pounds of CaCl pellets not flakes. spread heavy, it will break it up. don't spray anything on the inside, if you need to put a vibrator on it but make sure you set it up so it only comes on when the impeller is spinning.