Buyers Products SaltDogg 2 Cubic Yard Gas Poly Hopper Spreader gives contractors and businesses a gas-powered spreader ready for commercial applications using bulk salt, bulk sand, or a 50/50 salt/sand mix. The poly hopper is just under 8 ft long and can fit in an extended-bed 1 ton truck. With electric start and in-cab throttle control, the spreader combines the power of a gas engine with modern spreader conveniences. The spreader comes equipped with a 12V electric clutch and in-cab, 3 position momentary switch and throttle. The spreader is powered by a 10-1/2 HP Briggs and Stratton Intek industrial/commercial engine with a battery for the electric starter. A heavy duty drive shaft and 1-1/8 in. sealed bearings are designed for long life. The high-torque conveyor gearbox has a 20:1 ratio with a 1 in. input shaft and 1-1/8 in. output shaft on tapered roller bearings to provide extra power on start up. The patented double wall, all-poly hopper is lightweight and corrosion-proof for easy, low maintenance use. It also comes outfitted with a top screen.The steel pintle chain conveyor features a stainless steel inverted V to reduce stress on the drive line and improve flow. The high-flow conveyor is 12 in. wide and has a stainless steel floor. An adjustable feedgate with friction lock offers additional material flow control. A 12 in. poly spinner casts material 2 ft to 30 ft. The spreader is available with a regular or extended chute. Adjustable baffles allow you to adjust the spread pattern to suit your needs.