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is this good?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Steve G., Feb 14, 2009.

  1. Steve G.

    Steve G. Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    Hey guys, Is this a good salt spreader for light use? It would be used on an ATV for our own facilitys and nothing else. Should I stay far away from it? Or is it a good cheep one:D

    I've realized that these things can go for over $1000 and we are barely justifying anything more than $300 for a spreader!

  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    I have used buyers for years and they have never let me down. It should work well for your application.Look on craigslist and i am sure you can find a used one. they are always on there. I have a couple that I just keep for backup. but i never need them and I jsut keep on keeping them. I think I should sell them and put the money towards my new truck.
  3. Steve G.

    Steve G. Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    Ok, I think that's what i'll do, look on craigslist, thanks!
  4. Sno4U

    Sno4U Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    I've used 2 of them for many years before I went to my Salt Dogg. Now we run just one. The motors will only last about 2 years but they aren't too expensive to replace. Salt will get into the bearings and motor components no matter what u do:mad: I do highly recommend that u get 1 w/ a variable speed controller. That way u can adjust how wide your throwing material and how much. (ours don't have any kind of "gate")