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western or fisher spreader

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by bigearl, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. bigearl

    bigearl Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Does anyone have a Proflo 2 or a speed caster2 ? How do they work and do they spread bulk salt? The salt I have this year is kind of wet and was wondering if either of those spreaders would solve the problem of getting out of the truck 100 time to shake the spreader ( BUYERS ) Thanks
    Big Earl
  2. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Yes, They work Great....The company i work for has a few of them an d they load wet 50/50 mix of sand and treated rock salt...thats what that spreader is made for.
  3. Playboy

    Playboy Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    salt is about the easiest to spread.I have a Western Pro-Flo 2 and this is my first winter running it. I can tell you that it is outstanding. It's ability to spread sand even wet sand is very good.If you're thinking of getting a tailgate spreader then i would have to say get a 2 stage unit. i don't care what name brand but really, the 2 stage is the way to go...
  4. Gavins Lawncare

    Gavins Lawncare Member
    Messages: 93

    This Is My First Year With A Pro Flow 2 Its The Best I Ever Used Looking To Get Another One To Replace The Other Snowex
  5. boso_36

    boso_36 Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    they are good

    i am running a speedcaster 2 and its working great. can spread anything you want. i even tried small gravel the other day.worked excellent...just found a pro flo 2 as another for my other truck...
  6. adksnowo

    adksnowo Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Go for the Speedcaster 2. Same exact as the Pro-Flo 2 but for some reason one can normally get a better deal on a yellow unit as opposed to a red unit!:rolleyes: