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couple chemical questions

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by MnM, Jan 1, 2007.

  1. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    If I switched to liquid how much does a typical set-up run?? and will the liquid rot the truck out like salt does?? how much do you need when applying. Like how long will a 200 gallon last for example??
  2. draffinc

    draffinc Member
    Messages: 33

    Depends on the type of liquid used.. average cost to get started is around 2-4 grand +'-
  3. draffinc

    draffinc Member
    Messages: 33

    anti icing....30-50 gallons per acre..
    deicing.....depends on the type of snow and moisture content. could be as little as 18 gallons up to 60 gallons per acre again depending on the moisture content
  4. GSE

    GSE Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    Personally, I think you're asking for trouble if you switch entirely to liquids. They are a good tool to have in your toolbox, but there are still times when liquids won't work for you.
  5. draffinc

    draffinc Member
    Messages: 33

    I agree, they are another "tool" and in the right application they are a very useful tool.
  6. fernalddude

    fernalddude PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,106

    Every tool box has bunches of tools, liquid is just one of those :waving: