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Frame Mount Spreader

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by born2farm, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. born2farm

    born2farm 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,310

    Recently bought an f550 cab and chassis and we are looking for ideas on mounting a stainless spreader to the frame. Wanting to go with a minimum of a 4yd spreader. We currently run a few 450s with 3yds, but need to go bigger and want to ditch the flatbeds to shed some weight and make the outfit a little lower to the ground . We are having issues finding a spreader where the spinner is up high enough to do a frame mount. Any suggestions or pictures of your setups?

    Also, this truck has a hydraulic pump on the transmission. What all do we need to run a central hyd spreader. I know i need a reservoir (do those come on most spreaders?), a controller and lines going to the rear of the truck. Anything else?