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SALT ROLL CALL!!!! How much u got????

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Plow man Foster, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    Well its march already...looks clear for SE michigan for the next 2 weeks anyone worried about holding salt over the summer?!?!?!

    All i have is about a 300 gallons of brine so im good.

    how much do you have and of what???
  2. muffy189

    muffy189 Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    im down to about 200lbs of salt and that will be gone tomorrow
  3. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    est about 30 ton it be there next winter
  4. GMD1984

    GMD1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    i got about a yard left just in my hopper thats it
  5. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    I only got 3 bags(20kg-44lbs) All salt I bought last year on sale, I didnt have to buy this year. I should have just enough for this year.
  6. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    Two nights worth or 25 ton - was hoping to lose about 5 of that tonight but not.

    We are so far behind last year it, I think I bought more salt before Christmas last season than I did all this year.

    Salt prices really should drop for next year, here's hoping for that.
  7. muffy189

    muffy189 Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    lets hope that would definatly be nice
  8. Cutter1

    Cutter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 245

    Sitting on 50 ton right now. Not sure about what the salt company is going to do since I didn't come close to my quota.
  9. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    yep siyying on 50 ton. shouldnt have gotten that last order but the weatherman said snow was coming that day! dum a$$es
  10. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Barn will be full by the end of the week again, 450 tons.
  11. leigh

    leigh 2000 Club Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,342

    About 20 tons. Could have got by with last years leftovers.Waste of $1700.
  12. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,537

    prolly got 10 tons sitting in the container now. I have no problem letting it sit in there over summer as we lined the walls and floor with 3/4" ply. Only problem is getting it out to move the container back to our yard as its currently on site.

    only used about 30 tons so far approx. projected use was 60 tons.
  13. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    There's a month of winter left, any responsible contractor will have 3+ applications of salt on hand. It's safer to sit on salt then be caught with your pants down.
  14. siteworkplus

    siteworkplus Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 514

    HOLY SALTSHAKER BATMAN :eek::dizzy:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

    More than enough bulk and 6.5 pallets of Power Thaw. Screw snow give me 4" of ice, I'll burn it off:D
  16. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    There will be so many guys not hitting their quota...what are they gonna do.... maybe they need us now that winter was a bust.
  17. NW Snow Removal

    NW Snow Removal Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    About 100 tons of snow slicer. sitting on 4 sites, and 65 ton at my shop. Was hoping to burn through another 37 this weekend, but we couldn't get a full salt run, it kept breaking apart as it slid north. only used 8t. We will have the same problem of emptying containers that are way below projected usage, so far only 50 ton out of 110 projected on the site locations. and only 450 to my shop, down from 1500 last year. edit-Most likely salt company will try to get you to rollover same contract for next year if you are way below quota.
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2012
  18. EliteSnow&Ice

    EliteSnow&Ice Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    WOOT, WOOT. Ive hit the big time show, as a responsible contractor. That is about what we have left. 3 to 3.5 storms. I hope we get it.
  19. Matson Snow

    Matson Snow PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,985

    On the site im on.......We have aboot 200-300 Tonnes.....That should get us 2+ Apps...:drinkup:
  20. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    For sure, Thats why you gotta have connections! Being good friends with one of the biggest salt distributers in the state (at least) comes in handy! I have approx. 300 gallons in my immediate vicinity. But have access to over 550 tons+ of rock and 30,000+ in liquid.

    Im set!
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2012