VBX TRUCK HOPPER SPREADER
MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY, SPEED AND PRECISION

AVAILABLE MODELS:

  • VBX 6500 (6.5 ft), 8000 (8 ft), 9000 (9 ft)
BOSS hopper spreaders are some of the most powerful tools in your snow and ice removal arsenal. Our family of VBX spreaders are fully featured-outfitted with features some competitors consider “optional” – for ease of use and maximum productivity for years of operation in harsh winter conditions. The VBX family features models with both pintle and auger feeds, powerful electric motors, standard worklights, easy-to-use controls and the flexibility to spread a variety of deicing materials. BOSS builds quality and durability into every spreader, helping you to RESTORE ORDER.
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STANDARD FEATURES

Pintle Chain or Auger Feed System features either a heavy-duty pintle chain or mild steel helical auger for long life and reliability.
Poly Hopperis built to outlast the elements.
Dual Variable Speed Controller is equipped with auto-reverse (auger only) and overload protection.
LCD Screen In-Cab Controller is backlit for clear visibility and ease of use.
14.5” Diameter Urethane Spinner is durable and corrosion-resistant and ensures consistent distribution.
Enclosed Spinner Motor is weather-and dust-sealed to ensure performance, durability and reliability.
Tarp With Integrated Tie-Downs protects spreading material from the elements.
Dual Variable Speed Vibrators prevent material bridging for ease of operation (standard for auger; optional for pintle).
Inverted V-Baffle reduces material build-up for optimal spreading efficiency (standard for auger; available as an accessory for pintle).
Chain Cleaning Brush removes excess material from chain on every pass (pintle chain only).
Full-Length Slide-Out Traycaptures falling deicing material, keeping it away from truck bed, preventing corrosion (pintle chain only)

ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES

Pre-Wet allows contractors to pre-wet solid deicing materials, improving material performance.
Pro-Lid weather-resistant, polyethylene hard cover protects deicing materials.
VEHICLE APLICATION: ¾- TO 1- TON TRUCKS, DUMP BODY AND FLATED TRUCKS
SPECIFICATIONS VBX 6500 Auger/Pintle Chain VBX 8000 Auger/Pintle Chain VBX 9000 Auger/Pintle Chain
LIST PRICE (2018) $6,985 / $7,190 $7,985 / $8,190 $9,260 / $9,465
Hopper Capacity 1.5 cu yd (1.15 cu m) 2 cu yd (1.5 cu m) 3 cu yd (2.3 cu m)
Hopper Length 78”(198 cm) 96”(244 cm) 108”(274 cm)
Overall Length 93-1/2” (237.5 cm) 112” (284.5 cm) 122” (310 cm)
Hopper Height 38” (96.5 cm) 38” (96.5 cm 49” (124.5 cm)
Hopper Width 48-1/4” (123 cm) 48-1/4” (123 cm) 48” (122 cm)
Complete Unit Weight (Empty) 550 lb (250 kg)/600 lb (272 kg) 600 lb (272 kg)/650 lb (395 kg) 710 lb (322 kg)/760 lb (345 kg)
Hopper Construction 3/16” (0.5 cm) double wall polyethylene hopper 3/16” (0.5 cm) double wall polyethylene hopper 3/16” (0.5 cm) double wall polyethylene hopper
Spreading Width 2’ – 40’ (0.6 m – 12 m) dry, free-flowing material 2’ – 40’ (0.6 m – 12 m) dry, free-flowing material 2’ – 40’ (0.6 m – 12 m) dry, free-flowing material
Max Feed Rate 2.3 cu ft (0.07 cu m) per minute/4 cu ft (0.11 cu m) per minute 2.3 cu ft (0.07 cu m) per minute/4 cu ft (0.11 cu m) per minute 2.3 cu ft (0.07 cu m) per minute/4 cu ft (0.11 cu m) per minute
Lighting Dual 55-watt halogen variable output worklights Dual 55-watt halogen variable output worklights Dual 55-watt halogen variable output worklights
Cover VCP tarp w/integrated tie-downs VCP tarp w/integrated tie-downs VCP tarp w/integrated tie-downs
Top Screen Standard Standard Standard
Gearbox Ratio Planetary 91:1/137:1 Planetary 91:1/137:1 Planetary 91:1/137:1
Motor 3/4 hp stainless steel feed motor 3/4 hp stainless steel feed motor 3/4 hp stainless steel feed motor
Trough 11-ga stainless steel 11-ga stainless steel 11-ga stainless steel
Dual Variable Speed Control Standard with LCD display Standard with LCD display Standard with LCD display
Variable Speed Vibrator 200 lb (90.7 kg) 2 standard (auger)/optional (pintle) 200 lb (90.7 kg) 2 standard (auger)/optional (pintle) 200 lb (90.7 kg) 2 standard (auger)/optional (pintle)
Inverted V-Baffle Standard/Optional Standard/Optional Standard/Optional
Feed System 6” OD x 9” (15 cm x 23 cm) pitch full-length auger/14” (36 cm) wide pintle chain 6” OD x 9” (15 cm x 23 cm) pitch full-length auger/14” (36 cm) wide pintle chain 6” OD x 9” (15 cm x 23 cm) pitch full-length auger/14” (36 cm) wide pintle chain
LED CHMSL Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Deflector Standard Standard Standard
Spinner Assembly Easily removable; swing out; height-adjustable Easily removable; swing out; height-adjustable Easily removable; swing out; height-adjustable
Hopper Tie-Down Kit Standard Standard Standard
Spinner 14-1/2” (36.8 cm) diameter urethane 14-1/2” (36.8 cm) diameter urethane 14-1/2” (36.8 cm) diameter urethane
Spinner Gearmotor 1/8 hp spinner gearmotor (located above spinner) 1/8 hp spinner gearmotor (located above spinner) 1/8 hp spinner gearmotor (located above spinner)
Minimum Bed Length 66” (168 cm) 78” (198 cm) 96” (244 cm)
Vehicle Application 3/4- to 1-ton trucks 1- ton trucks and up Dump body and flatbed with 13,000 GVWR and up
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