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Would it be a good idea?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by crabman, Nov 28, 2006.

  1. crabman

    crabman Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    anybody recommend adding a vibrator kit to my boss tail gate spreader i will be using halite crystals to start with.any input would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    dry bagged rock salt does not need a vibrator. If you buy bags that have been sitting out in the rain and are wet, or use treated/bulk salt you will want a vibrator
  3. crabman

    crabman Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    dry bagged rock salt it will be,thanks ex-vermonter
  4. Bob Church

    Bob Church Member
    Messages: 86

    Sure-Flow Vibrators

    Of course, I always recommend putting a vibrator on a salt spreader. I know lots of guys think it's throwing money away, but with over 10,000 vibrators sold to date they must be good for some folks.

    I got a call today from a guy with a Curtis tailgate spreader. He put a vibrator on his unit yesterday and last night they spread bulk salt effortlessly in Canada. I hear that same story all the time. Just glad we can help!

    Please let me know if we can help you.

    Bob Church
    Karrier Company
    Ph: 800-709-4434
  5. crabman

    crabman Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    Thanks Bob

    Thank you
    I will keep that in mind for further reference.
  6. starc

    starc Senior Member
    Messages: 229

    I spread bulk salt in my western pro flo single stage without a vibrator. I just find the trick to be keep the salt as dry as possible. I am thinking of possibly getting a vibrator anyways just in case. Bagged salt is an awfully expensive way of salting...
  7. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,041

    Sounds like a sales pitch to me!
  8. crabman

    crabman Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    thanks for the info starc seems from what I'm getting from the posts and replies is if you were to use bulk in a tail gate spreader it would be a good idea to add a vibrator. i will be using bagged salt (halite crystals) for now. i will have to see how it goes.around my area i paided 406.00 for two pallets of 49- 50 # ers.thanks again
  9. crabman

    crabman Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    just might be a sales pitch paphillips i guess time will tell. thanks for the come back