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Old 02-07-2011, 12:47 AM
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Whats The Best Plow And Salter For A F-150?

Whats The Best Plow And Salter For A F-150?

I have been looking at the blizzard plows like the 8000 lt and the tailgate salter but needed help on figuring it out, so any other recommendation

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Old 02-07-2011, 09:37 AM
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dont even bother throwing a v box salt spreader on a 1/2 ton. You will really mess up your suspension. Look at a salt dogg tailgate spreader for your truck
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On the F150 we have installed a hand full of blizzard 8000LT's and they have worked great so far. As far as tailgate spreaders, there are many to choose from. I have had good luck with the Snow Ex brands. A sp575 will hold 8-10 bags and does a good job.
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Old 02-07-2011, 07:20 PM
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dont even bother throwing a v box salt spreader on a 1/2 ton. You will really mess up your suspension. Look at a salt dogg tailgate spreader for your truck
wont you think the salt dog would do the same damage to you f-150 because its still on your tailgate ??
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:26 PM
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wont you think the salt dog would do the same damage to you f-150 because its still on your tailgate ??
A V-box spreader and tailgate spreader are way different. A V-box is good for large open areas as it holds normally 2 CU. YD. A tailgate spreader will hold (Salt Dogg) about 11 CU FT. Doing a simple calculation- 11 (cu feet) = 0.407407407 cu yards. So their is considerably a lower amount of weight on the rear axle and tailgate. I would recommend at least a F-250 or 2500 with an upgraded suspension. So, no I don't think it would do the same.
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And did you list your employees in your signature? I see 95' 5foot11 Matthew Ward My Boss So I take it his name is Matthew Ward, he was born in '95 and is 5'11"?
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im curios about the same thing c & t. Weird to list your boss and employee stats on a signature. Never seen that before. Well enough with the OT things. I would be afraid of putting a plow on a 1/2 ton pickup. Hard on those trannys and front ends.
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:07 PM
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right now with a full hopper im running about 5000 lbs in my bed i could never imagine doing that in a 1/2 ton, its to much for my truck as it is.
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I am speechless when it comes to that signature. As for a plow and sander, 7'6'' plow, i would recommend a meyer because they're a bit lighter and will reduce wear on the front end. Sander go with the snowex 575, works great and would work with your truck
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Old 02-08-2011, 09:43 AM
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As a salt spreader dealer, DO NOT put a V box in an F150. They simply just cant handle that much weight. I have seen F250's really squat with a Vbox. But you can get a nice mid sized tailgate spreader and be just fine.
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