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Snow ex 575

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by The mayor, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. The mayor

    The mayor Senior Member
    Messages: 272

    I always waited to arrive at the location before filling the hopper on my 575 because I thought that going down the road the with the salter full the salt would slowly trickle out. Am I right or wrong on this.
  2. Lugnut

    Lugnut Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    You'll lose some but I've found its a negligible amount, I fill mine ahead of time to save time when I'm out
  3. Pushin 2 Please

    Pushin 2 Please PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,582

    I use to fill it before I left and now I fill it at each account. I have a better idea of how many pounds I am spreading that way! It also feels good to get out of the truck, even if it is only for a minute or two!
  4. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,392

    You wont loose much at all I do it all the time.
  5. Evanbrendel

    Evanbrendel Senior Member
    Messages: 181

    i dont because it seems to settle in the hopper and i have to get out and spin the wheel to get it to spread. im using halite rock salt.
  6. matt7791

    matt7791 Member
    Messages: 36

    i lose very little it keeps the salt in there pretty good