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  1. Ice Management
    Hi all quick question, I have a private road for this season (narrow and about 250 yards long) that I need to sand at the end of each storm. The problem is I don't have a sander and Im not in the market for a big or expensive sander. My original plan was to spread it by hand, by filing the bed...
  2. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    Complete brine making system and applicator for truck. Brine maker, applicator, and totes have been stored inside. I can show you how everything works and get you on your way to start a liquids program. Brine maker: -Makes appx 600 gal of liquid brine per batch -196cc Champion pump engines...
  3. Bidding & Estimating
    Hey guys, so I’ve been talking to a good buddy about him possibly putting a salter on my truck, and me plowing for him this winter. I’ve been plowing for someone else for 3 years when needed, getting $75/hr with a F350 8.6’ XV2. (I also do my own 6 driveways on the side.) What would be a...
  4. Ice Management
    Hello all, I am curiously about the change from bag salt to bulk. I have been running 50lbs bags thru my tailgate spreaders for the last 3 years. But, I am looking at upgrading to a inbed spreader with bulk salt. My issue is with the bag salt I know how many bags I will need per lot after a...
  5. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    Nice strong enclosed UTV with dump bed. New 540 CCA LTV Odyssey battery. Good tires. Cab heater. Windshield Wiper. Front roof work LEDs. Fold out windshield. Differential Lock. 4x4 select switch. Ready to work. Great machine. Selling to help purchase upgrade. $12,000 Will consider trades (or...
  6. ATV / UTV Snow Removal
    It's time for a new battery on a JD Gator 625i with a dump bed. I'm running a Boss Power V Xt. Of course there are headlights, but also a strobe, front and back LED lights on the roof, and a cab heater. Would like your thoughts on a suitable battery to run these accessories in cold weather...
  7. Bidding & Estimating
    Hi, all! My husband is really the owner of our company, I'm just trying to help brainstorm with this major feat ahead of us. To give you a brief introduction, my husband has been plowing snow for several years. Initially started with a dixie chopper, then he bought F350 and plow, and now he...
  8. Ice Management
    We were awarded a large contract this year that includes 4 properties of which 3 are within 5 miles of each other and the 4th is 20 miles away. 1 is the largest and zero tolerance 24/7 and the other 3 are zero tolerance m-f 7-5pm. This past storm we put down over 50,000lbs in bulk on the 4...
  9. Ice Management
    Hey guys. What kind of prices are you bidding out for salt? I'm in SE Wisconsin and I'm getting MgCl2 from my vendor at $0.18/lb. I'm at a small company, and the owner wants to triple that cost to the client, but in the long run we will only do what we all agree on. What are your thoughts...
  10. Residential Snow Removal
    Hi Folks, looking for some advice. I have a driveway thats about 1k' long and is almost a 45deg slope in spots, with a big turn in the middle located in New Hampshire. Yes plowing this is a challenge. We have been treating the drive up to this year with a sand / salt mix. Over the summer it...
  11. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    Currently have some brand new never used parts leftover from a Airflo 1.8 yd Sanders. Gear box Clutch Bicycle chain, sprockets Salt dogg gear box off 4 yd spreader No longer have units must sell. Reasonable offers encouraged. Please call or text 203 901 0393
  12. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    I have a salt dogg tailgate spreader Tgs07 for sale. Only reason I am selling is we swapped out spreaders with a newer one so my fleet matches. Spreader runs and operates as it should. New motor and inner bearing last winter all greased and ready to go. Includes controller and wiring. Asking 700...
  13. ATV / UTV Snow Removal
    Anyone have experience with the boss exact path drop spreader? Feedback good or bad appreciated. I know Bauman makes one as well but I have a boss dealer in town.
  14. Ice Management
    Anyone have experience with the chapin pro 100 walk behind spreader. They spec and price out nicely. Let me know if you have experience with them. Thanks
  15. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    You can load quickly over the side with a bobcat then roll the top closed. These are roll top containers designed this way and the upper rails are built a lot stronger than a regular container. I used these containers for a property that we kept salt onsite. Great way to keep salt dry and...
  16. Ice Management
    Hey all -- I've taken on a 120,000+ square foot lot this season and need to stock up on salt. Where do you find the best rates? Exploring both bag and bulk options. Not sure I can afford anything other than rock salt. Willing to travel for it. Thanks!
  17. Commercial Snow Removal
    Hey, so I've seen guys on here talking about how they make liquid deicier (brine) in quanities of hundreds of gallons per hour or so. Im looking to make my own in large quanities to save money but how do you guys do that?
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