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What model Western spreader is this can't find it.

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Grandstander, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Grandstander

    Grandstander Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I recently bought a truck and plow combo and the guy I bought it from just gave me this for nothing.

    The only thing I could find was a motor model number 65061 that fits the spreader. It has a mounting bracket on the back and looks like its in pretty decent shape.

    How many amps does this motor draw? I am assuming its all 12volt and that I could just hook it up to an inverter to test it out.

    What is something like this worth? I have a person already wanting to buy it but I don't have the truck side wiring unit for it.

    What control unit will operate this spreader and way to test the motor without frying it.

    Thanks in advance:)

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  2. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,279

    Old school, I know as of a couple years ago parts were still available.

    It is a early model tailgate spreader.
  3. Holland

    Holland Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    I've got the same thing. Wish i could tell you something about it other than it throws stuff out and i dont use it much. :laughing: If i used it more i'd be getting a new one. Hopefully someone can chime in and let you know more about it. So far i havent had to track any parts down for mine!