Salt spreader strengthens snow-fighting arsenals
Vee Pro 3000 fits in the bed of intermediate-sized pickup trucks or utility vehicles. Polyethylene hopper features inverted V-shape and 1-piece, closed bottom. Boasts benefits over steel hopperswont corrode, adds less weight to vehicle, and reduces need for maintenance. Holds cu. yd. of road salt or other granular bulk materials. Also accepts Optimum Flow Kit accessory to spread mixture of 50% salt and 50% sand. Operation requires no engine, pulleys, sprockets, belts, or chains. Instead, a separate spinner and auger controller runs on independent, 12-v.-d.c. motors. Variable-speed controller, mounted in vehicle cab, allows adjustable spread pattern of 5 to 40 ft., plus assures continuous flow of de-icers. Comes with top screen that prevents large chunks of frozen material from entering hopper, as well as a fitted tarp that prevents water infiltration. Polyurethane spinner rests in assembly, complete with quick-release pin. Takes just secs. to remove assembly, which then allows use of trailer hitch on vehicle. Because overall weight is 285 lbs., user needs no special equipment to load or unload spreader from vehicle.