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word on the Fisher poly-caster

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by larryhd, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. larryhd

    larryhd Senior Member
    from vermont
    Messages: 213

    Anyone have any experience with the Fisher-poly caster like to know what people think
  2. larryhd

    larryhd Senior Member
    from vermont
    Messages: 213


    can any help me out with this
  3. larryhd

    larryhd Senior Member
    from vermont
    Messages: 213


    Does anyone run these spreaders
  4. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    Do a search for either that spreader or the tornado. Same things. It's been discussed.
  5. drumbo

    drumbo Member
    Messages: 44

    I have one...and I love it. It fits my shortbed truck very well. It also has the lids for it which was an asset. We were able to get around 2 tons into it when we put some 2X6's along the edges of it.

    At first, I had to adjust the belt and get that working well enough. Other than that, I would strongly encourage anyone to get one. I know they might be a little on the entry-level, but I spread around 20 tons/yards (whatever) of 50/50 SALT/SAND through it with ease. We did have it freeze up one time, which sucks no matter what kind of spreader you use.

    I love it.
  6. Ruanolik

    Ruanolik Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 33

    Ran one last year, no major problems. You will have to adjust the belt a couple times as it stretches. I would recomend puting in 3/4 load for its first run, then adjusting the belt, then a full load and adjust the belt more if needed.

    Other than the set screw holding the belt wheel to the top of the spinner coming out, and a broken chain link, no problems.