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Drop spreader with skids?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by sodking, Dec 17, 2005.

  1. sodking

    sodking Member
    Messages: 45

    Has anyone seen a drop spreader with skids/skis on it. I was driving past a condo and saw a persone pushing just such a thing. I couldn't stop to ask him where he got it.

    Has any seen this item?
  2. CHPL

    CHPL Member
    Messages: 82

    Are you talkimg about a small one for sidewalks? If so They have them at Home Depot for $30
  3. sodking

    sodking Member
    Messages: 45

    Yes, I didn't see it at home depot though...
  4. CHPL

    CHPL Member
    Messages: 82

    They have about a dozen down here, I bought one to try seems lke it will work on walks ok. Atleast all the melter in gonna be put on walk and not all over. Soon as I try it i will respond to this post
  5. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    It doesn't cover the width of the walk, either. The Scotts 200 is a great way to go for this. It is cheap, lightweight, holds 50 lbs., and has the one hole design so it doesn't get plugged up.
  6. sodking

    sodking Member
    Messages: 45

    I saw the POS at Home Depot, I don't think it would last 2 storms...What is the Scotts 200?

    Currently I use my lesco lawn spreader with the deflectors in place...
  7. golden arches

    golden arches Senior Member
    Messages: 193

    I've been using a Scotts broadcast spreader for 3 seasons.. still looks and works well. Key is washing it out/off when you wash the truck.