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Variable speed spreader

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by mdm services, Dec 5, 2006.

  1. mdm services

    mdm services Junior Member
    from toronto
    Messages: 0

    just bought a Fisher tailgate spreader with the fixed speed. The dealer wants over 400$ just for the variable speed control. Do i need the Fisher brand control or will a generic model do?? Is this something i would be able to purchase at an industrial electric shop? Is anyone selling one of these controls?
    thanks in advance.
  2. IndySnowPlow

    IndySnowPlow Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 214

    I believe the Fisher model will accept other controllers. These "variable speed" controllers are very generic and simple to connect. Check the forsale places and try to find just the controller.

    The Meyer website has a diagram for their mini-salter and it shows the basic configuration. This is similar to most units.
  3. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,394

    Look at one of the sponsors in here, I think "Central" something or other has universal controlers, if not there is a site that sells them and I think its called "OMEGA CONTROLERS". Google "Omega" and see whats comes up.
  4. EIB

    EIB Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    Go to the top of the page. Click on the white box with the red circle in it. That is Karrier. It is kinda hard to read the name. They sell Omega Controllers.