Low Profile 500, 1000, & 2500

Poly Tailgate Spreaders

The Western Low Profile tailgate spreaders sit lower on trucks to deliver top performance without affecting the operator’s view from behind the wheel.

Unique Features

  • Corrosion-free polyethylene hopper
  • Powder coated, vertical steel auger for material delivery
  • Durable 10″ polyurethane spinner on Models 500 and 1000 deliver a spread pattern of up to 30′
  • Large, 15″ polyurethane spinner on the Model 2500 delivers a spread pattern of up to 30′
  • Standard Class III 2″ receiver hitch mount on Model 500 (Model 1000 requires additional mount purchase)
  • Model 2500 tailgate spreader comes standard with Class IV receiver hitch mount
  • Specialized “saw tooth” feed gate and auger design on Model 2500 deliver complete, reliable flow control
  • Fully enclosed 12v electric, 1/3 hp motor
  • Latching, molded polyethylene lid protects de-icing material from the elements
  • Standard ratchet straps (Models 500 and 2500 only) provide additional spreader stability on your vehicle

Model 500 Product Specs

  • Capacity: 5.0 cu ft
  • Hopper Construction: polyethylene
  • Overall Dimensions (LxWxH): 21″ x 39″ x 34″
  • Approx. Weight (Empty): 75 lbs with mount
  • Motors: electric, 12v, 1/3 hp
  • Auger (Diam. x Length): 2.63″ x 6″
  • Spinner Size: 10″
  • Spreading Width: up to 30′
  • Materials: bagged ice melters, bagged rock salt, calcium flakes, calcium chloride pellets
  • Vehicle Application: vehicles with Class III hitch
  • Available Mounts: standard Class III receiver hitch

Model 1000 Product Specs

  • Capacity: 8.0 cu ft
  • Hopper Construction: polyethylene
  • Overall Dimensions (LxWxH): 19.5″ x 50.5″ x 35″
  • Approx. Weight (Empty): 105 lbs without mount
  • Motors: electric, 12v, 1/3 hp
  • Auger (Diam. x Length): 2.63″ x 6″
  • Spinner Size: 10″
  • Spreading Width: up to 30′
  • Materials: bagged ice melters, bagged rock salt, calcium flakes, calcium chloride pellets
  • Vehicle Application: full size trucks (over 6,000 lbs GVWR)
  • Available Mounts: optional fixed mount, Class IV hitched mount, dual-swing mount

Model 2500 Product Specs

  • Capacity: 8.5 cu ft
  • Hopper Construction: polyethylene
  • Overall Dimensions (LxWxH): 25″ x 50″ x 42″
  • Approx. Weight (Empty): 131 lbs with mount
  • Motors: electric, 12v, 1/3 hp
  • Auger (Diam. x Length): 2.63″ x 9″
  • Spinner Size: 15″
  • Spreading Width: up to 30′
  • Materials: bagged ice melters, bagged rock salt, calcium flakes, calcium chloride pellets
  • Vehicle Application: full size trucks (over 6,000 lbs GVWR)
  • Available Mounts: standard Class IV receiver hitch mount

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