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Who here still has salt in a hopper????

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by got-h2o, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    I bet I win!! LOL. Emptied yesterday. I figured I'd make some of you by the book'ers cringe. Carry on.......................

    Rain had washed away a bit more since this first pic, but...........


    Powerwashed out and shoveled in the dumpster hahaha. Think those sidewalk bags are still good for this year? :mechanic:

  2. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    Not one reply!?! Lame. I was expecting to get flamed here and ya'll let me down ;)
  3. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 739

    I can see the for sale ad now "stainless salter only used one year needs new chain, bearings, and the motor might need to be replaced." Come on man i mean maintenance is tough but its august you might as well have left it in three more months and tried to spread it haha.
  4. Advantage

    Advantage Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    You've made me feel better about myself. For that, I applaud you.
  5. Jguck25

    Jguck25 Senior Member
    Messages: 594

    Does the chain even move anymore?
  6. Blizzard1980

    Blizzard1980 Senior Member
    Messages: 187

    What happened to you? Did you get picked up in hand cuffs in spring time and they just released you?? Lol
  7. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    LMFAO nah it turned right on. All of the drive chains are stainless anyway, and bearings stay freshly greased. Conveyor isn't but it's fine.

    The others were emptied after the last snowfall. This truck had an issue and was parked. Got overlooked till now. Pulling the spreader and bed off anyway. Plans were to go through it regardless, so it really didn't matter.
  8. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    We have a one ton with an under tailgate sitting in the shop with a ton-ish still in it. Haven't had time to work out whatever electrical issues it has ....salt will be nice and dry....-
  9. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    That's what I like to hear