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from sand to salt

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by badger, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. badger

    badger Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 13

    i have some commercial accounts i would like to treat with salt only but i can not break the you have to have grit mindset. any ideas?
  2. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    Your mind or their's?
  3. badger

    badger Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 13

    theirs one place has alot of traffic i think straight salt would work
  4. daplowman

    daplowman Member
    Messages: 65

    I have been using a 50/50 mix of limestone crush and salt. It has been working awesome.
  5. Flipper

    Flipper PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,180

    New Englanders are tough to break from the sand thing. I still use it occassionally. They way I may the switch is to just do it. Use sand once, even in a small area just put one yard down at your own expense. Prove to them that it works and then it will be an easier sell.