Originally Posted by PR0 TURF
It takes about 30-45 seconds to raise & lower the body to shift the salt to the back. On average we can do 3 small parking lots with one raise/lower of the body. It's not as inconvenient as you would think. They have never once clogged, or jammed up on us. There is not an additional gas engine to maintain, like our old v-box spreaders. We can carry more salt as well. When you are done for the day you can just dump the salt out instead of having to spin it out like the V-box. Overall we are very pleased.
Thanks, I have a few electric v box's but have always wondered about the tailgate...