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Spreaders Mounted on 2" Hitch?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by MIAWPUKEK, Oct 20, 2005.


    MIAWPUKEK Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    How much road can you salt with one of those salt spreaders that fit into your 2" hitch on the back of your truck. not sure how big they are. average???
  2. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Depending on size and model I would say between 100-500 lbs. The "average size" will hold between 300-350 lbs.
  3. mrplowdude

    mrplowdude Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    we have a tailgate apreader on a 2" we put about 500lbs in ours.
  4. my tailgate spreader holds 800
  5. Backlash63

    Backlash63 Junior Member
    from ny
    Messages: 11

    what ever you buy make sure the spreader with a full load of salt/sand or whatever is not more the recomended tounge weight. most likely only an issue on 1/2 ton or smaller trucks.