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Spreader suggestions

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by RandallJ, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. RandallJ

    RandallJ Member
    Messages: 45

    Ok so talking to sales people means every spreader they have is the worlds best..

    Total area to cover is around 60,000 sq ft and I do not mind 2 reloads per spread..
    Media is "treated salt" and regular salt..

    I get that a simple single stage spreader is probably going to be a headache
    A single stage with a vibrater less of one but still likely some bridging.

    A two stage seems to be the most suggested (go figure)..

    I have looked at the SnowEx 1575 ($2300 delivered) as well as some used v-box solutions (probably overkill for this and likely going to take more money to make reliable)..

    Any suggestions on this before I plop down the money? (I am not opposed to a decent used one but do not want more problems than necessary)

  2. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,174

    Buy what you think you'll need in the future, buy it once, by it right
  3. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Buy it

    The SnowEx 1575 will do the job just fine. That is a great spreader. We run many of their spreaders from small to large and have had good luck with them. You will like the auger feed system on the 1575. It's a nice feature for a tailgate spreader.
  4. pnoone

    pnoone Member
    Messages: 35

    Also the Buyers TGS07 is worth considering. Horizontal auger, 200 lb vibrator. 11 cu ft capacity. Just had one installed today for $2400.
  5. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare Member
    Messages: 30

    Mine is getting installed today as well. Looking forward to see how it does
  6. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,480

    For 600.00 more you could have bought a new 1.5 yard V-Box.
  7. pnoone

    pnoone Member
    Messages: 35

    Sorry, $2100. Yep- if I wanted a v-box I would have gotten one.
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2015