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Walk-behind spreaders

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by havenlax18, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. havenlax18

    havenlax18 Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    What walk behind spreaders do you guys use. I use anderson,earthway,lesco, and abri fab.
  2. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,794

    Are you looking to contain or spread as far as you can?
  3. havenlax18

    havenlax18 Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    No I dont need any I am just seeing whats out there.
  4. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    We use Epokes.
  5. shooterm

    shooterm Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 260

    Icebuster, I'm washing it out good tomorrow and putting it back into storage. Doesnt spread sand and to cumbersome to put in and out of my truck for normal salting. I just feed the chickens. As for quality of product its lacking. I used old garden hose to get the side blinders to stay put and for some reason has different size bolts/nuts through the spreader very haphazardly. I basically threw money away.
  6. Mr.Freezzz

    Mr.Freezzz Member
    from Utah
    Messages: 81

    Well most work ok for ice melt but which one will throw rock salt and contain?
  7. ajman21

    ajman21 Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    i like that agri fab 75 pound unit with the pnumatic tires of course used it for rock salt mainly and it spreds fairly well and without much head ache. worst problem i have had is that cheep rock salt will clog it on occasion just cause the salt is not uniform size.
  8. peterng

    peterng Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    I bought one from my local Diamond/Meyer rep. It's spreads anything that is not too wet or frozen. It will contain or broadcast 12' total. My rep told me this particular model (Hotshot) is made by Scott.
    I like it. $500 worth though :)