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We see so many liquid de-icing spray booms that put out such a small volume of product that the users must either be traveling 2 mph or they are under applying their anti-icing or de-icing products severely. At VSI we strongly believe in an open flow boom system. Not only do our spray booms perform to high volumes and speeds, they also cover a large area with our signature pile driver boom and the 3 lane boom spray system. The cool thing about our 3 lane boom is that it covers 3 lanes (28-30 feet of coverage) but the boom...

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  Today we are going to talk about calibration and application of liquids to get the most accurate, consistent and efficient results. Most of our R&D at VSI comes from actually field testing our equipment in our commercial snow and ice division where we have been using almost exclusively liquids (no granular product) since 2010! One of the best parts about liquids is the precision and accuracy they can be applied with across all truck sizes and operator experience levels. This is because liquids are much easier and more consistent to track, meter and calibrate around than granular products are....

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  Two of the most common questions we get are “What kind of mulch should I run in my Jet Agitated Hydroseeder?” followed up by “Where do I get it?”. Good news, we can help! If you don’t like reading, check out the video version here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW2XPNDMHm0 First and foremost we strongly suggest using paper (cellulose) and/or corn fiber mulches in our hydroseeders. These mulches mix well in a jet system whereas wood based hydro mulches tend to float and do not easily mix in a jet agitated system. Do wood/cellulose blends work in our systems? Yes. But they will...

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An investment in a hydroseeder is one of the single most versatile and profitable investments you can make in your business. This is not an opinion, the numbers tell the true story.  Oftentimes you can fully recover your investment in a little as 2 outings with your hydroseeder. If running these numbers is intimidating for you, we can help. Checkout the calculators on our website to not only find your return on investment in your hydroseeder, but also help you calculate materials needed for your jobs so you can properly price your work. The link to our ROI calculator is...

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We decided to begin a study on the differences between plowing snow with agricultural tractors vs. traditional loaders. We believe this information will help drive our profits, and thought we'd share with the community. Click the link to read our first year results! https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1572/9619/files/tractor_vs_loader.pdf?116

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