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V-box and trailer

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by wishin4snoww, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. wishin4snoww

    wishin4snoww Junior Member
    from S.E. MI
    Messages: 27

    I'm looking to up grade our v-box and want to put it on a truck that needs to pull a trailer. The truck is an 04 2500HD is their a v-box i could put in the bed that would still allow me to use the hitch.
  2. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    some of the poly boxes like , western, fisher, meyer but they are single motor electric. a real nice one that i hope to have soon is a smith spreader. it will swing up and uses 2 electric motors and is 304 stainless http://www.smithspreaders.com/Spreaders/SeriesIV/index.php

    i am in tha same boat as you at the moment
  3. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Snow Ex will do the same. We have one in our F450 utility truck. Pull the pin, unplug one plug and spinner housig comes off. Can tow a trailer all day.
  4. vanwhyjr

    vanwhyjr Senior Member
    Messages: 116


    I have an older SnowEx 8000 and that is all you need to do is unplug it and pull the pin ant the spinner comes right off. That is one of the nice things about the spreader. Can't say there is much else. LOL
  5. bam

    bam Senior Member
    from .
    Messages: 201

    ice o way spreaders have a swing chute.
  6. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    We have a downeaster on our international 4600, it had a swing away chute, though I have never been able to get it to swing we always just remove it, it is easy enough , 2 pins and and a slip yoke for the shaft.
  7. Earthscapes

    Earthscapes Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 577

    You can do it with a Salt Dogg too. Pull 2 pins, one wire and off comes the spinner :)
  8. Kevin Kendrick

    Kevin Kendrick Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Sno-Way makes a fairly nice spreader with a "Swing Away" chute. Check them out at www.snoway.com