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turbocast 1000!!!! anyone use it, video inside.

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by ACA L&L, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. ACA L&L

    ACA L&L Senior Member
    Messages: 362


    anybody have this unit or know of anyone that uses them, seems like a waste to tow a trailer around. It might just be the unit doesnt look very sturdy..............anyhow heres a video i cam across looking for one of the snow ex v box.
  2. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Never seen it before. Not really impressed. But thats JMO.
  3. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    How do I put this??

    "It looks like a piece of crap."

  4. ACA L&L

    ACA L&L Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    haha, I think it runs when u drive? i couldnt tell. It had the chain drive, but i didnt see any wiring, motor, engine, although i didnt watch the whole video. It looks like a huge tow behind spreader you would buy at sears......just another video of some guys great idea.
  5. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    I was gonna say, looks like a LITTLE TIKES version of a spreader
  6. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    I agree, but it looks foreign, driving on the left side of the road????
  7. hitachiman 200

    hitachiman 200 Senior Member
    Messages: 262

    Made in the U.K.
  8. blizzardsnow

    blizzardsnow Member
    Messages: 83

    Goes for about 3 grand US$. Can only be towed a maximum of 20mph. It looks like a total POS. I'd stay WAY away. Reliability is a MUST in this industry.
  9. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,394

    I saw a guy using something similar the other day. He was salting a larger shopping center. I was kinda confused though because he is huge into liquid. His wasn't yellow, it was a metal container but looked just like it.
  10. grasmancolumbus

    grasmancolumbus Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    Is this made by HASBRO or TONKA wait cant be Tonk I think they would be built better
  11. hitachiman 200

    hitachiman 200 Senior Member
    Messages: 262

    Nope pretty sure its a Little Tykes. :laughing::laughing: