dump insert with spreader

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  1. SDF250

    SDF250 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    can a tailgate sreader be put on a dump insert?

    ENZOFORZA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

  3. wyldman

    wyldman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 182

    Yes,they can

    You can buy them to fit,but they are pricey.We have adapted a regular tailgate spreader to fit (just made mounting brackets),and we had to build a shield to prevent the material from flowing back into the truck bed as the dump insert had a rounded bottom.Any good fab shop should be able to do it.
  4. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 823

  5. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    I seen a Downeast baby model electric the other day at one of my dealers. Well built unit, around $2000.00 installed.
  6. GeoffDiamond

    GeoffDiamond LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,651

    One of my good Friends has two of these units. He has no complaints, and says they work very well for him.

  7. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,285

    Geoff, what is he using them on? We were lokking at one for our Toro Workman (if I'm thinking about the right model).

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