Put Your FORGE Spreader to Bed

Posted by Katie Roell

May 13, 2019 2:41:00 PM

How to store your BOSS FORGE stainless steel spreader?

As the temperature increases across the country, it is safe to say you won’t be needing your spreader or salter anytime soon. Follow these simple steps when putting your BOSS FORGE spreader to bed.

  1. 1. Unload the spreader. Position the spreader in the area where you want to deposit the material.

Unplug the spinner harness from the main wire harness. Remove the left latch and cotter pin from the spinner assembly.


Swing the spinner assembly free from the hopper opening.

Push and hold the dump switch to unload the hopper material.

Swing the spinner assembly back into place and secure it with the previously removed attachment pin and cotter pin.

Connect the spinner harness to the main wire harness.

  1. 2. Remove the spreader from the truck using the lift/tie-down points.

  2. 3. Wash and rinse the entire unit with water only.

  3. 4. Clean and grease all of the bearings with a No. 2 lithium grease.

  4. 5. Clean and grease the pintle chain (for pintle-chain models).

  5. 6. Clean all exposed connectors and apply dielectric grease to them.

  6. 7. Remove the controller from the truck and store it in a clean, dry place.

  7. These simple steps will help ensure your equipment is taken care of and in good condition for next season. If you are also putting your plow away, be sure to check out the blog How to Prepare your Snow Plow for Storage and 5 Common Mistakes when Preparing Your Snow Plow for Storage. Happy mowing!

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