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Tornado spread pattern

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by PhilFromErie, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. PhilFromErie

    PhilFromErie Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    So does anyone else have a problem with the Tornado, Poly-caster or Blizzzard poly spreader dropping salt in 2 heavy bands about 18 inches apart under center of spreader? I know it does this beacuse of the guard around the spinner, but am I just trying to throw too much salt and do i need to turn my chain down. Or do i need to cut the curled in tabs off and weld pieces of stainless at less of an angle to try to cut down on this, other than this small issue i think its a great spreader.

    thanks
    Phil
     
  2. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    My snowex does the same thing,I turned the auger speed down and it stopped
     
  3. NorthernSvc's

    NorthernSvc's Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    cut the curled ends of the deflector....i just used my plasma cutter and made them 1" wide vs5-6" helped a lot...
     
  4. PhilFromErie

    PhilFromErie Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    That's kind of what I was thinking of doing, I think I'm going to try it