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Storing salt in bed for a walkbehind

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by ducaticorse, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
    from we
    Messages: 1,426

    Looking for ideas on storing a few hundred lbs of loose salt in the bed of my F350 pick up. I've been looking at rubbermaid products, but figured I'd ask here to...
  2. leigh

    leigh 2000 Club Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,342

    5 gal buckets work ok,about 50-60 lbs each. Easy to load spreader.
  3. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    Yes 5 gallon pails with lids, thats what I use as well.
  4. cj7plowing

    cj7plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    go to a pool service place, they have15 gallon buckets with screw off lids. they hold a 100 pounds each. they usually have to pay to get rid of them.
  5. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    What do the pool companies use these for so I can reference them specifically? Good idea, thank you
  6. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
    from we
    Messages: 1,426

    I'm assuming they hold "shock" or another type of chlorine based water borne bacteria neutralizer used in pool cleaning and water conditioning.