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Old 11-10-2013, 10:10 PM
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I did not go to the show this year. I did last year. I have had 3 PG machines. After this one 800 hours thus far....I am leaning towards a Z. Not only do you have to think of how the machines operate but to me a huge deal breaker is:1. Service 2. parts. 3. return my call. PG compnay is poor with this. How does the Lt richy Z sprayer or GL service department? How is there overall maintance of machine? Yes after 3 PG machines maybe a lesson learned but I have liked them. But there is always an issue that arises with them. My 2 cents.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:18 PM
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I did not go to the show this year. I did last year. I have had 3 PG machines. After this one 800 hours thus far....I am leaning towards a Z. Not only do you have to think of how the machines operate but to me a huge deal breaker is:1. Service 2. parts. 3. return my call. PG compnay is poor with this. How does the Lt richy Z sprayer or GL service department? How is there overall maintance of machine? Yes after 3 PG machines maybe a lesson learned but I have liked them. But there is always an issue that arises with them. My 2 cents.
I agree with most of this. I have been overall happy with my PG, but there just seems to be a lot of little stuff needing replacement with them, on a consistent basis. To me, PG's have far too many breakable cables. I want to get away from that. Then you have to call PG and if you get someone, it is $20 for the part and $20 to ship. That is a rip folks. That is why I am considering the 3 in the title of this thread and not another PG.
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Old 11-11-2013, 08:05 AM
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I agree with most of this. I have been overall happy with my PG, but there just seems to be a lot of little stuff needing replacement with them, on a consistent basis. To me, PG's have far too many breakable cables. I want to get away from that. Then you have to call PG and if you get someone, it is $20 for the part and $20 to ship. That is a rip folks. That is why I am considering the 3 in the title of this thread and not another PG.
We would have switched to GL already but their support is poor at best. LT just won't get me a 36r to see and is even hinting they might not keep offering it. That's our first choice for their support alone.
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Old 11-11-2013, 09:50 AM
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We would have switched to GL already but their support is poor at best. LT just won't get me a 36r to see and is even hinting they might not keep offering it. That's our first choice for their support alone.
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Why do you feel GL is poor? Important to know this.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:31 PM
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Why do you feel GL is poor? Important to know this.
Never once have I talked to someone who answers the call I place. If Im lucky I get a call a day after leaving a message. Sometimes it's more than a day. Their shipping takes a day or 2 more than LT s too.
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Old 11-11-2013, 08:55 PM
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Never once have I talked to someone who answers the call I place. If Im lucky I get a call a day after leaving a message. Sometimes it's more than a day. Their shipping takes a day or 2 more than LT s too.
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I'll have to weigh in on that, that is a big deal when you are dealing direct with the company.
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Old 11-12-2013, 07:10 AM
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It sure is. How is the response time and experience dealing with their web site compared to telephone? Sounds like they need more employees or fewer service issues.
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:55 AM
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We would have switched to GL already but their support is poor at best. LT just won't get me a 36r to see and is even hinting they might not keep offering it. That's our first choice for their support alone.
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I wonder why hint of not making the 36r? Volume not there? The JDL around here didn't sell many compared to the max or intermediate. Thinking most of the small fenced yard are staying tank and hose apps around here. Makes some sense since most fenced yards are small and if their are big they have a large gate somewhere.

I have one back yard I can't get in and push spread it and use the reel from the z spray.
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:16 PM
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Never once have I talked to someone who answers the call I place. If Im lucky I get a call a day after leaving a message. Sometimes it's more than a day. Their shipping takes a day or 2 more than LT s too.
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Been using GL machines for 2 full seasons. They don't always answer the phone but they always call back timely.
As far as parts always get the next day.

Do you have a GL?
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:05 PM
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