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Salt/mix question

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by CCL LLC, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. CCL LLC

    CCL LLC Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    I have two commercial accounts next to each other one requires sand and salt and the other just salt ( he said he wouldnt mind alittle sand, storage units he is trying to keep clean ). Has anyone tried loading 1 yard of salt and then the remainder sand salt mix? I know some sand will mix in but I didnt know if it was worth a shot
  2. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,963

    In my V box, the salt unloads mainly from the front of the box first (80 % front)
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I don't think you would have to much success doing that. You would need to load the sand/salt first and right at the back and then the salt at the front. Every V box I've had empties from the front first except the auger one and it empties the back first.
  4. schrader

    schrader PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,325

    I have tried it, put salt more to the front and sand on top, didnt work too well the salt will come out first but the sand just gets mixed in after the first five minutes.
  5. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,250

    Load up with salt, when done with the first account, throw a 50# bag of sand with the rest of the salt. He isn't saying how much sand\salt, right?

    Or educate him on how worthless sand\salt mix really is.
  6. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    That's the best idea. :drinkup: