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tailgate spreader and sand

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by buckwheat_la, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    i saw a similar thread, but didn't see the answer to the question, so i am going to ask, is there a tailgate spreader that is rated for sand, i have looked around and all the tailgate spreaders i have found are rated for bag salt, but don't recommend using sand, any thoughts
  2. standenc

    standenc Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    Theres a few out there western has pro flow 2 which is a 2 stage , Fisger has somthing similiar I believe snowway makes one and snow ex makes one I personaly own a snow ex 1875 sand pro works great holds about 750lbs of material. Spreads salt bulk or bag and sand. But it all comes down to what fits your needs what color you may want i believe they are all good products they all have there pros & cons.
  3. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    i well check out snowway and snow ex, i am looking for something i would guess a lot like your snow ex 1875
  4. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Most of them will spread sand but it must be DRY.
    My Western 1000 will spread snad just fine.
    I usually run a salt/sand mix.
  5. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 981

    I just purchased the SnoEx Sand pro 1875. Can't wait to give it a try!
  6. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,246

    My Buyers spreads sand/salt just fine. I just have to be vigilant that there are no big clumps in it.
  7. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    thinking of the buyers TGS05B any thoughts on this spreader, also the sand we use is a larger aggreate sand, about 1/4inch and smaller mix, it is nice because it doesn't clump very much, any thoughts on this spreader
  8. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    bump this for a friend