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Newby sander questions

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by littlemcvic, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. littlemcvic

    littlemcvic Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Hey guys,

    So I know i might get thrashed for asking such newby questions.. but my dad is looking at a new sander for the company and I found a bunch online. I have narrowed it down to a couple, one of which I am going to look at on tuesday of this week.


    So my question(s) is/are, what are some things I should be looking for? Rust in certain areas (I know its stainless.. but that aside)? Controls? are there certain belts/chains that tend to go bad? I have plowed for several years but this is the first time we have ever gotten involved in the sanding side of things.

    oh, and the sander would be put to work in our 04 F-550 (I know you guys love pictures..)

  2. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    bump......nice truck
  3. FLC2004

    FLC2004 Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    Get a tornado generation 2 or a polycaster in your case to match your plow
  4. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    posting expired
  5. JpLawn

    JpLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 208

    Ya that sander has been on there for awhile.
  6. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    Put a electric undertailgate spreader on it. It will save a bunch of weight, make the truck more versitile and carry more material. Truck craft, downeaster and Buyers all make electric udertailgates.
  7. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    Don't forget Swenson makes one too!