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Salt Spreader

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Leisure Time LC, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. Leisure Time LC

    Leisure Time LC Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Hey Guys I need your help

    I have an older Fisher V Box spreader and it spreads salt great. The problem is that we are on a salt shortage here in Michigan and cant get any. The stuff that is out there is over $100.00 per yard. Can I spread sand mixed with calcium Chloride through the spreader. My spreader has flat bars on the track and has no lip?? Any feedback would be great

  2. Idealtim

    Idealtim Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    A v-box with a conveyor belt should be able to spread anything, like gravel if you wanted to.
  3. Capital Land

    Capital Land Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    Absolutly, if it is dry you will have no problem. My fisher v box with flat bars has run just sand before for traction on a job site. just make sure its lubed good and you clean it well after it .