1. Welcome to PlowSite. Notice a fresh look and new features? It’s now easier to share photos and videos, find popular topics fast, and enjoy expanded user profiles. If you have any questions, click HELP at the top or bottom of any page, or send an email to help@plowsite.com. We welcome your feedback.

    Dismiss Notice

Loading Spreaders

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Brad3403, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 392

    Has anyone came up with other ways of loading spreaders than a skidsteer/loader or by hand? Thought I read of someone using an auger.
  2. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    A small conveyor will work better but either way it will be hard on your back.tymusic
  3. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Bucket borgade!:waving:
  4. Peterbilt

    Peterbilt Senior Member
    from IA.
    Messages: 745

    When you are aot plowing, you want something thats going to load fast, Fast = a Loader of somekind.

    And auger would be so slow!!!!!!!

  5. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    if your going to use a auger try a overhead bin of some sort that can be dumped in your spreader faster than than the auger can load
  6. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 392

    Was thinking of an overhead bin of some sort. Loader is the quickest but it may be out on another site.