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PERFORMANCE

More Power, Greater Reliability
A funny thing happens to equipment with moving parts in cold, icy, snowy weather. It slows down, breaks down, or in some way, lets you down. Take for instance stubborn chunks of fused rock salt or debris that jam the drive system of most tailgate spreaders. That’s one jam session that won’t happen with Meyer® Blaster™ spreaders because Blasters have the most powerful spreader motor available. The Blaster’s unique ½ horsepower, direct-drive motor is rated at up to 70 amps of surge power and 15 ft. lbs. of stall-torque to grind through those annoying chunks of salt or sand. And the direct-drive system applies the torque directly to the auger.

 

 

  

Meyer Blaster Vibrator Kit
Sand spreading accessory kit
Need To Do A Little Sand Blasting?
The Blaster 350 is available in a 6.5 cu. ft. capacity, and the Blaster 750 features a 12.8 cu. ft. capacity.  Both spreaders can distribute #1 free-flowing rock salt over ice and snow. But if you need to throw sand, you will need the “S” versions. If you want to add sand-spreading capabilities to a standard 350 or 750, you can also purchase a Vibrator Kit that converts a basic Blaster into an "S" model (see accessory section for details.)

 

 

One-touch Auto Control
One-touch operation provides you total control over Blaster spreaders.  The illuminated in-cab controller (patent-pending) includes buttons for the on/off switch, the "blast" mode which provides an on-command 70 amp surge, and a "vibrate" mode.  You can also regulate the spinner speed with the variable speed controller.
Selecting the Auto Spinner Stop Mode will automatically stop the spinner from spinning when the truck's brakes are applied for more than five seconds.  The Auto Vibrate Mode  automatically vibrates the spreader for ten seconds every sixty (60) seconds to keep your load agitated and ready to spread.
 

 

 

Illuminating Controls

In Cabin Controls

RELIABILITY

Blaster Reliability

Solid As A ROC
Originally used for military purposes, the Blaster’s1/2-horsepower motor is explosion proof… which means its thick steel protects the inner workings from all--and we mean all--outside elements. And if that’s not heavy-duty enough, the Blaster’s direct-drive system links the motor directly to the auger, creating up to 75% more auger power than non-direct drive set-ups. And don’t forget the motor shaft is made of stainless steel and is press-fitted with double ball bearings (all good stuff).







 
But the motor is not the only thing about Blasters that’s tough as nails. The hoppers are made of rust-proof, high-density polyurethane…the hopper frames are powder coated with automotive style paint…the nine-inch spinners are made of stainless steel…and the electrical harnesses include watertight, marine-style connections. Plus, you can purchase optional motor guards that double as storage stands in the off season.







 
Powerful 1/2 HP Direct Drive Motor
1 Stainless steel shaft
2 Cast iron end bells
3 Double sealed ball bearings
4 Marine grade caulking at all joints
5 Water tight harness connections
6 Extra large armature and copper windings
7 Powder coat finish
















» 40 amps…surges to 70 amps when needed







» Over 40-foot spread pattern
Meyer blaster series

 

Close up of plug
Marine style plug keeps power to the unit in all conditions
 
Marine-style Electrical Plug
Blaster’s 1/2HP Motor provides superior operating performance, however, its marine-style electrical plug keeps the water out and ensures consistent electrical flow from the vehicle’s battery to the motor. Dielectric grease is recommended for all electrical connections.
 

Heavy-duty lid locking straps keep moisture out
 
Lid Locking Straps
We know tailgate/receiver hitch spreaders operate in one of the most severe environments on earth.  In order to keep your spreading materials protected from the harsh elements we include heavy-duty locking straps on each side of the hopper cover to keep moisture out.  Nothing impedes spreader performance in the hopper more than wet material.  The locking straps keep the lid on the hopper at all speeds thus improving your spreading performance.                                     
 
 

 

Industry's Best Warranty Protection
We’re so confident of the quality built into every Blaster, we back them with the best warranty in the industry. The competition offers a one-year warranty, while Blasters are backed with a full five years on all structural steel and hopper (you must register your new Blaster at to activate extended warranty).

EASE-OF-USE

Blaster Ease-Of-Use

If You Have The Truck, We Have The Mount
Flat beds, dump trucks, tailgates…you name the backend, and we have the mounting system for it. There are eight different do-it-yourself mounting options, including our most popular two-inch receiver mount standard on the Blaster 750R.
 
Receiver Mount 3-Point Mount Hinged Mount Dump Truck Mount
Receiver Mount - Most Popular
3-Point Hitch Mount Tractors
Hinged Mounting
Dump Truck Mount
Fixed Mount Flatbed Mount Flatbed Utility Adapter Mount  
Fixed Mount
Flatbed Mount
Flatbed Utility Adapter Mount
 

 

Two-inch Receiver Mount Options
Our most popular Blaster mount, the easy-to-use two-inch receiver, is especially appropriate for SUVs, pick-up trucks, tractors and utility vehicles.  An integrated motor guard protects the 1/2 h.p. motor and serves as a storage stand during the off-season or when the spreader is not in use.
  
 Blaster motor protected
Integrated guard protects the motor from objects and serves as a storage stand when not attached
 
 
   

 

 

 

 

 2" receiver mount is shown with optional receiver hitch lock
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Blaster

Specifications

 

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ACCESSORIES

Blaster Accessories




Accessories


Removable Hopper Screen
Removable Hopper Screen
The removable, welded-steel mesh hopper screen prevents large chunks of material into the hopper and improves material flow. Available in 2" x 2" or ½" x ½" mesh.
Removable Hopper Screen
34700 (2" X 2" Mesh) 
34701 (½" X ½" Mesh) 


 

Sander/Vibrator Kit
Standard on 350S and 750S models, lets you spread a 50/50 blend of rock salt and sand or sand only. Includes extended auger, vibrator, vibrator mounting plate, baffle plate and vibrator harness.      
  

Sander/Vibrator Kit
34600 

 


Patented No-Leak Auger Kit (Coarse Material)
This brush auger kit prevents coarse material like dry free-flowing #2 rock salt from leaking through the throat of the spreader. It also provides a uniform salt distribution pattern.

Coarse Material Brush Auger Kit
34300 

  


Patented No-Leak Auger Kit (Fine Material)
This brush auger kit prevents fine free-flowing material like fine salt from leaking through the throat of the spreader.  It also provides a uniform salt distribution pattern.

Fine Material Brush Auger Kit
34301 

  


Salt Auger Kit
This auger is designed to provide maximum performance when spreading dry, free-flowing salt without clogging or tunneling. Includes all mounting hardware. Recommended to be used with the sander/vibrator kit (#34600) and flow gate kit (#34900).      
  

Salt Auger Kit
34118 

 


Chain Auger Kit
Helps break up material and provide excellent flow when spreading sand, fine gravel and salt mixes. Includes all mounting hardware. Recommended to be used with the sander/vibrator kit.      
  

Chain Auger Kit
34109 

 


Flow Gate Control

Flow Gate Control
The Meyer Flow Gate control system allows the end-user to set the material flow rate based on the material being used.  The unit is made of 100% aluminum and will not rust, is lightweight and extremely easy to install.  The unit clamps to the throat of the spreader.  Simply clamp the Flow Gate unit onto the discharge throat of the unit, tighten the clamping screws, and the flow gate teeth bite into the discharge throat securing the control to the spreader.  Salt is very expensive, and the flow gate control maximizes material discharge eliminating waste.

 

Flow Gate Control
34900 



Motor Guard & Integrated Storage Stand
Motor Guard & Integrated Storage Stand
The electric motor is arguably the most important aspect of the tailgate spreader. To protect this investment, Meyer has developed a bolt-on heavy-duty tubular motor guard. For receiver hitch models, it also serves as a storage stand when spreader is removed from the vehicle.
Motor Guard & Integrated Storage Stand
36407 



3-point Hitch 2 inch Receiver Spreader Mount
3-point Hitch 2" Receiver Spreader Mount
This mount allows a 2" receiver hitch spreader to be mounted to a standard category 1, 3-point hitch.

3-point Hitch 2" Receiver Spreader Mount
36500 



EZ-Swing Gate Mount Kit
EZ-Swing Gate
Kit allows empty Blaster to swing freely from the tailgate and allows convenient tailgate access while Blaster is attached. Used with Blaster 350, 350S, 750R & 750RS

EZ-Swing Gate
35100 



Hinged Mount
Hinged Mount
Kit used to mount a Blaster 750 and 750S.
Hinged Mount
35500 



Dump Truck Mount
Dump Truck Mount
Kit used to mount a Blaster 750 and 750S to a dump truck.

Dump Truck Mount
35300 



Fixed Mount
Fixed Mount
Kit used to mount a Blaster 750 and 750S.
Fixed Mount
35200 



Flatbed Mount
Flatbed Mount
Kit used to mount a Blaster 750 and 750S to a flat bed vehicle.
Flatbed Mount
35400 



Flatbed Utility Mount
Flatbed Utility Mount
Kit used to mount a Blaster 350, 350S, 750R and 750RS.
Flatbed Utility Mount
35002 



Receiver Hitch Spreader
Prevent your valuable spreader investment from theft with our stainless steel lock.  The 3" locking pin conveniently replaces the existing pin bolt, works on all standard 2"x2" receiver hitch spreader mounts.  The easy quick disconnect/connect design makes changes fast and easy.  Lock comes with a set of keys (2) complete with instructions for quick and easy installation.  Protect your investment today.
Receiver Hitch Spreader Lock
07695C 

 

 

Vibrator Kit
Vibrator Kit
(Available option for models 350 & 750)

Standard on 350S & 750S models, lets you spread a 50/50 blend of rock salt and sand or sand only. Includes extended auger, vibrator, vibrator mounting plate, baffle plate and vibrator harness.

Vibrator Kit
34600 



Meyer Blaster Controller - front end
Meyer Blaster Controller - back end
Variable speed controller with
blast mode
Spreader Controller
The Meyer Spreader Controller (patent-pending) is the most reliable and convenient controller on the market. This lightweight and compact unit comes standard with many easy-to-use, performance-enhancing features such as:
  • Auto Spinner Stop Mode - if selected, when the brake is depressed for five seconds, the spinner automatically stops, thus saving your precious salt.
  • Auto Vibrate Mode - if selected, the vibrator will automatically activate for 10 seconds every 60 seconds; this keeps the material agitated and ready for application.
The unit also boasts convenient features such as back-lit controls for visual clarity at night, and a variable-speed dial that easily controls spinner speed. When it comes to serviceability, this controller is two steps ahead of the competition. The Controller also monitors the motor performance, if the controller senses that the motor is not operating it automatically shuts down the system allowing the operator to inspect the system. In anticipation of unwanted amp surges, the unit comes standard with easy-to-replace automotive-type fuses. The Meyer Controller requires minimal installation and comes with all mounting hardware and instructions for easy installation.
Spreader Controller
22800 



Spreader Rear Work Lights
Spreader Rear Work Lights
Lighting the work area behind the truck is becoming as important as lighting the work area in front of the truck. Meyer offers two options for rear lighting, each comes with a work light and a brake light:
  • LED Rear Light Package – Includes a work light and brake light. The heavy-duty industrial LED work light mounts conveniently to any rear location and brightens up the rear of the truck. The light is fully adjustable and plugs in to a standard trailer hitch power cord.
  • Halogen Rear Light Package – Includes a work light and brake light. The lighter-duty halogen work light conveniently mounts to any rear location and brightens up the rear of the truck. The light is fully adjustable and plugs in to a standard trailer hitch power cord.
Both options include an integrated rear brake light that works in conjunction with the vehicle’s brake lights. The LED brake lights installs conveniently on any rear tailgate mounted spreader. Each kit consists of one work light and one brake light and comes fully assembled with mounting hardware and instructions.
LED Rear Light Package
34610 (LED Rear Light Package) 
Halogen Rear Light Package
34609 (Halogen rear Light Package) 



The Big Yellow Box
The Big Yellow Box
The Meyer Big Yellow Box is the perfect companion for your fall, spring, summer and winter needs. The unit features 8 cubic feet of storage and is made of double walled polymer that is virtually indestructible. Perfect for storing: Sand/Salt, Power Tools, Sports equipment, Pool supplies and tools or garbage. Unit will not rust and comes lock-ready. (Lock is sold separately) Forklift pockets are built-in to move the unit when full of material. Unit is 32”W x 23”D x 30”H. No assembly required.
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The Big Yellow Box
32403 



Meyer Pro Edge Snow Rake
Meyer Pro Edge Snow Rake
This Meyer accessory is made from a foam-like polyethylene. The squeegee-like head never gets brittle, and doesn't absorb water, so it remains pliable to safely contour to your vehicle and efficiently remove snow. The pliable head also means no more scratching your vehicle's finish. It comes with a long handle so no matter how large your vehicle, the Meyer Pro Edge Snow Rake can reach the area you need to scrape.
Meyer Pro Edge Snow Rake
38197 
38198 (10/case) 
 



Hotshot Hand-held Crank Spreader
Hotshot Hand-held Crank Spreader
This professional spreader holds up to 5 lbs. of ice melt products. It's easy to use: set the dial, pull the trigger then rotate the lever in a clockwise position. To stop material output, simply let go of the trigger. Spreads ice-melt, fertilizer or seed for true four-season performance.
Hotshot Hand-held Crank Spreader
38195 
38196 (6/case) 
 



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Driveway Markers
Meyer Driveway Markers are 4’ long, made of sturdy ¼” fiberglass to withstand winter elements. They are flexible, designed to bend virtually in half and return to their original position. Designed of highly reflective florescent orange along with a specialized reflective tape make them highly visible during a storm or after dark.
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Driveway Markers
03240 Bundle of 100 
03242 Insertion Tool 



Suspension enhancement
Suspension Enhancement
To improve the ride and overall performance of your vehicle, Meyer offers Timbren Suspension Enhancement kits. Timbren suspension system works in conjunction with your vehicle’s factory suspension system to provide added support in the front or rear of your vehicle. Timbren’s rubber cushioned products reduce the harsh ride caused by adding leaf springs or helper springs. Timbren suspension kits come complete as a set (2) and include installation instructions. May require professional installation.
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Meyer sno flow paint
Meyer Sno-Flo Industrial Paint
Our specially formulated paint is designed to improve snow-rolling action and withstand the harsh operational environment. Meyer Yellow, Black & White Primer is available in aerosol spray cans (12/case) and Meyer Yellow Brush Paint is available in 1 quart cans (4/case) that can be shipped via UPS.
Industrial paint  
Brush Yellow: 07181 
Brush Yellow: 08755 (4/1qt cans/case) 
Spray Yellow: 07027 
Spray Yellow: 08677 (12 cans/case) 
Spray Black: 07164 
Spray Black: 08676 (12 cans/case) 
Spray White Primer: 07418 
Spray White Primer: 08841 (12 cans/case) 



Dielectric grease
Meyer Dielectric Grease
Prevent your valuable system from the harsh elements of the winter with Meyer’s dielectric grease. Meyer’s dielectric grease is specially formulated to coat and protect electrical connections from deteriorating elements such as salt and road grime. It is recommended to coat all electrical connections prior to winter and each time you re-connect to ensure optimal performance. Grease comes per each, 2.7oz tube.
Dielectric Grease
15632 



Meyer Coolube
Meyer Coolube
Maintain Meyer equipment with our premium quality, multipurpose, non-soap based grease.  Meyer Coolube is specifically formulated to provide better lubrication in harsh conditions, perfect for higher speeds and lower temperatures  It holds up over a wider temperature range (-40 degrees Fahrenheit to 440 degrees Fahrenheit) plus it works wet or dry. Available in 14 oz. tubes or 11 oz. aerosol cans.
Coolube Tube
Tube 15181  
Tube 15182 (10 tubes/case) 
Aerosol 15185 
Aerosol 15186 (12 cans/case) 



Meyer Coolube
Meyer Chain & Cable Lube
Maintain Meyer equipment with our aerosol Chain & Cable lube.  It is specially formulated to lubricate, preserve and protect chains and cables.  This transparent heavy-duty dry film lubricant is formulated with the latest synthetic additives to ensure maximum penetration and protection against corrosion.  Once applied, the solvent evaporates leaving behind a film that will not attract dust or wash off.  Available in 11 oz. aerosol cans.
Chain & Cable Lube
15183 
15184 (12 cans/case) 

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QUICK FACTS
TYPE:
Tailgate
VEHICLE:
Light pick-ups to
1-ton vehicles, 1/2 ton+ Trucks, Tractors w/3 Point Hitch
LENGTH:
N/A
CAPACITY:
6.5 cu. ft., 12.8 cu. ft.
MATERIALS:
Salt, 50/50 Salt-Sand, and Sand
CONSTRUCTION:
Polyethylene

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