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Tailgate spreader whats the best? Fisher?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by DP Property, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. DP Property

    DP Property Senior Member
    Messages: 158

    Looking for a new tailgate salter for my 2006 F-350 I have had so many issues with snowex stuff im looking at other brands. Have any of you guys used a Fisher speedcaster? is there too much **** to go wrong on this model? I can't find any reviews also I think I need a swing away anyways cause I want to have the snowblower in the box. I am looking at western , fisher, meyers ?
  2. xc23

    xc23 Member
    Messages: 79

    I bought a used 2000 fisher swing away 2 years ago . Ran bagged salt through it the first year . worked prefect. Last year I tried bulk , bagged it my self an put it inside . Would not work at all .Until I bought a vibrator From central parts warehouse . The whole unit performed excellent. I just graduated to a s/s Vbox from smith but keeping the 2000 on my 1/2 Ton for small stuff. PS get the adjustable controler.
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    The Western and Fisher Pro Flo 2 are great spreaders. Also the Air-Flo MSS is a nice unit. A little smaller so you will need to load it more often but easier to see around while plowing.
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    The two stage units work better, like the Fisher or Western. Two stage is a must if you want to spread sand.