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Tailgate spreaders

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by limargie25, Sep 18, 2004.

  1. limargie25

    limargie25 Guest
    Messages: 0

    I'm trying to find a good tailgate spreader. I have a condo complex with about 6 miles of roadways/parking lots to sand. I would like to spread sand and sand/salt mix is their a particular brand or model spreader that is better. Any help would be appreciated. Also does anyone know where I can buy sand/salt mix? I'm located on Cape Cod MA.
  2. PSDF350

    PSDF350 Senior Member
    Messages: 577

    v box would be better wouldn't it. 6 miles of spreading seems you would be spending alot of time filling a tailgate.
  3. CamLand

    CamLand Senior Member
    Messages: 301

    Should be no question that the V box is the way to go.You would worn down loading a tailgate spreader every 10 minutes...
  4. ZamboniHDB

    ZamboniHDB Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    limargie25 -
    Best thing to do is take that '01 F350 and get yourself a V-hopper just like PSDF350 and CamLand said. 6 miles is an awful lot of spreading out of a tailgate spreader.

    Just my .02¢
  5. avalancheplow

    avalancheplow Senior Member
    Messages: 318

    I have a Sno-Way tailgate sander and trust me you will want a v-box. Small parking lots sometimes takes me filling it up 2 or 3 times :realmad: .