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snow ex vee pro 8000

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by stirling04, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. stirling04

    stirling04 Junior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 2

    does anyone know anything about the Snow Ex vee pro 800 salt/sand spreader? I seen one post someone said they were junk. I'm looking at a used one any info.?
  2. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Have had one at work for 5 years now. Replaced 1 vibrator and welded plate (inside v-box) behind vibrator because it cracked.
    You need the vibrator to move the material....even dry 100% salt.
    Other than that, it's been great. I like the electric and would never go any other route.
    2 years ago I got an 8500 and have had a good experience with that so far too.....
  3. stirling04

    stirling04 Junior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 2

    thanks for the info. i'm looking at a used one right now i don't know what year for sure. i think it's around 5 yr. old and i can prolly pick it up for around 2000 would you say thats a good buy?
  4. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    That might have been me that said they were junk. IMHO, $2000 is way too much for an 8000. SnowEx quit making them for a reason.

    They do work with pristine salt, but the capacity is very low for a hopper spreader, and they are extremely intolerant of moist material.