Western Low Profile Salt Spreaders

Western Low Profile Salt Spreader


Get the job done with one of the WESTERN® Low Profile tailgate spreaders. Constructed of high density polyethlene and designed for convenience and performance without affecting the operator's view from behind the wheel.


Low Profile Tailgate Spreader Specifications
Model Capacity Hopper Construciton Dimensions Overall
(L x W x H)
Approx. Weight
Motor Auger (dia x length) Spinner Size Spreading Width Materials Vehicle Application Available Mounts
Model 500 5.00 cut ft Polyethylene 21" x 39" x 34" 75 lb with mount 1/3 HP 2.63" x 6" 10" Up to 30' Salt Vehicles with Class III Hitch Standard Class III Receiver Hitch Mount
Model 1000 8.00 cu ft Polyethylene 19½"x 50½" x 35" 105 lb w/o mount 1/3 HP 2.63" x 6" 10" Up to 30' Salt Full Size Trucks (over 6,000 lb GVWR) Optional Fixed Mount, Class IV Hitched Mount, Dual Swing Mount
Model 2500 8.50 cu ft Polyethylene 25" x 50" x 42" 131 lb with mount 1/3 HP 2.63" x 9" 15" Up to 30' Salt Full Size Trucks (over 6,000 lb GVWR) Standard Class IV Hitch Mount
Western Cover


A latching, molded polyethylene lid protects de-icing material from the elements.

Electric Motor

A fully enclosed 12-volt electric, 1/3 HP motor is mounted inside a sealed housing, protecting it from corrosion.
Western Motor

Western Controls


Choose between a variable speed control with an "on/off" button and blast option to optimize material usage or a basic "on/off" toggle control (controls are sold separately).

Corrosion-Resistant Hopper

The low profile tailgate spreaders feature corrosion-free polyethylene hoppers for long-lasting durability.
Western Hopper

Western Material Delivery

Material Delivery

Material is delivered by a powder coated, vertical steel auger to provide long-lasting, reliable performance.


Models 500 and 1000 both feature a durable 10" polyurethane spinner that delivers a spread pattern of up to 30'.

Model 2500 comes standard with a large, 15" polyurethane spinner that delivers a spread pattern of up to 30'.
Western Spinner

Western Feed gate

Adjustable Feed Gate

On Model 2500, a specialized "saw tooth" feed gate and auger design combine to deliver complete, reliable flow control with positive shut-off, eliminating spillage and waste.

Mounting Options

The Model 500 tailgate spreader comes standard with a Class III receiver hitch mount.

The Model 1000 tailgate spreader requires the additional purchase of one of the available mount options: a Class IV receiver hitch mount, a fixed bumper mounting system, or the SWING AWAY® mount.

The Model 2500 tailgate spreader comes standard with a Class IV receiver hitch mount.
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Western Top Screen

Optional Top Screen

Optional on all three models, a coated steel top screen helps break up large chunks of de-icing material during the loading process to help prevent clogging and bridging during spreader operation.

Ratchet Straps

Add additional spreader stability to your vehicle with standard nylon tie-down ratchet straps.
Western Ratchet Straps
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