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Replacement Drag Chain?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Bossman 92, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. Bossman 92

    Bossman 92 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,771

    I have a Western salt spreader I bought used last year. Well towards the end of the season the chain broke, and when I picked up a new one it wouldn't fit. (too wide)
    I think it's an 8' Ice Breaker Serial # 5234.

    I measured the distance between the two sprockets and came up with 10 1/8" (center to center). Does anyone make a chain to fit this unit? I worked with an aftermarket supplier last year and he said that nobody makes a chain to fit this machine, given those measurments.

    What am I missing?

  2. Jim@esitrucks

    Jim@esitrucks Inactive
    Messages: 1,124

  3. Bossman 92

    Bossman 92 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,771

    That will fit my spreader? Great. The only other option I had was to grind down my sprockets to fit the next size chain. As soon as I have the unit sand blasted and painted I will call and order.

    Thanks. Bossman
  4. smokejmpr

    smokejmpr Inactive
    Messages: 159

    if the 6 tooth sprocket will move you can slide them. The key word here is IF.