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Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by hardwoodcd, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. hardwoodcd

    hardwoodcd Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    I'm assuming my salt got delivered with a tad too much moisture. Or picked up extra moisture during a warm spell we had a couple of weeks ago. Anyway, the last 2 weeks have been bitterly cold. And now I have a solid chunk of salt that is 12 feet wide X 7 feet deep X 5 feet tall. Best guess is its 25 tons or so. Can't even break it up with the teeth on the skiddy! What are my options? Really want to either use or at least move it before I have more delivered.
  2. Billious

    Billious Member
    Messages: 72

    Seriously? Go to your local tool rental shop and pick up a jackhammer. It'll eat right through it.
  3. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    Pour a bunch of liquid Calcium Chloride over it, that will soften it up.
  4. Bossman 92

    Bossman 92 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,771

    If you decide to go this route make sure you take lots of pics!
  5. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,779

    Video would be better....