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Bagged Icemelt Delivery

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by KMBertog, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    Hey guys

    This was a few weeks back. Well before the Blizzard of 2011 rolled on through the area. Snapped some pics when we were taking delivery of 12 pallets of icemelt. Between a few plow/salt events, other salt events, and then after the blizzard last week, we have ordered more and it's on the way.




  2. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    what kind of material did you get? Send some down this way, can't find any and I was told that Lesco is sold out of the next fifteen truckloads.
  3. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Man you guys go through some salt!
  4. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    That we do! :drinkup:
  5. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    How many bags are on those pallets? And what lb bags are they? Dont know if I've ever seen ice melter packaged that way..?.?...?
  6. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    50 pound bags. Unsure of exact quantity per pallet.
  7. doo-man

    doo-man Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    Typically there is 49 bags of 50#'rs for a skid weight of 2450#'s So if he took delivery of 12 skids its just under 30,000#'s !!!

    Not bad, what you paying per bag/skid ??
  8. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    ditto! and send some our way!!!
  9. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    Pics of that peterbilt that hauled in there.
  10. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Your right, but all my loads come with 18 pallets of 49/50lb bags. His pallets look like alot more than 49 bags. Thats why I was curious.

    BTW, thanks for all the posts with pics KMbertog!!!
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2011
  11. 87chevy

    87chevy Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    his look like 77 bags
  12. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Yeah those look like monster pallets. We get 18 pallets per trailer 49 50lbers per pallet. Thanks again for the pics!
  13. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    We get the ComboTherm. Works great. We also use the Peladow as well for the more sensitive surfaces - brick, stone, etc.
  14. teamgreendude

    teamgreendude Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    What model is the New Holland Skid ? I'm looking for a strong loader that's easy to run, this will be my first skid steer.
    James Rosa
  15. 06slvrctd

    06slvrctd Member
    Messages: 55

    How did you fasten that coverall to those containers? We just bought one and are looking at ways to attach the roof to the containers. Pics would be great if you have any....

    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    wow thats some serious amounts of salt
  17. Blocks n Rocks

    Blocks n Rocks Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    those r tall pallets. ours r the same as most of u guys 49 50# bags. we just got 10 more pallets last week. that makes 55 pallets this year
  18. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    The New Holland is L783 model. It's an older machine, but we keep in the yard to unload deliveries and it loads the salt trucks when we are expecting snow. Great machine.
  19. teamgreendude

    teamgreendude Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    How much can it lift ? In your professional opinion what New Holland machine would work best for a first machine. I don't need a new loader, just like an l 783 or lx865 or something like that.
    James Rosa
  20. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    I believe the max lift load is 2050 lbs for the L783. I believe the 865 might be able to lift a little more, but am not completely sure.