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Fisher poly for a 6.5 bed?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Santry426, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Santry426

    Santry426 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    I've been seeing more and more contractors around me running the fisher poly units. I've been trying to price them out and research them ....I see that CPW has one a 1.5 unit for 3800. But in the pictures it looks different from some of the ones I am seeing. Is the one they selling an older model or something? My local dealers can't seem to come anywhere near the price there offering .

    My other question is..When running the sander that has two motors does it seem to put more or less drain on the trucks electrical system them a plow in operation?
  2. Santry426

    Santry426 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    Bump...I have people telling me to stay away from these if i'm going to do a sand/salt mix saying they dont like to spread the mix? There units are the first gen's are people still having issues like this with the new model?
  3. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    I have no experience with them, but looking at there website it states that these are the new fisher poly caster spreaders. I would give them a call and see what they have to say if they are GEN 1 OR GEN 2. What are you going to run through them, a mix or straight salt of sand?
  4. Santry426

    Santry426 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    Will be doing both strait salt and a 60/40 sand/salt mix depending on what the contractor wants...

    I've made a few calls to dealers and they dont seem to have much to say about them. They seem like for such a good seller theres a large grey area with them