Ferris question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Dunn's, Aug 18, 2006.

  1. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,534

    Does anyone know why there are so few dealers that sell Ferris' Around here atleast half or more have snapper or simplicity, since they are all owned by the same company I'm wondering why they don't sell Ferris as well. Do they not allow for more than one dealer in an area or do they not treat the dealers right on the Ferris end or what.Any insite into this matter would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,534

    come on guys 117 veiwing and can't get a response I know I'm being impatient but I've never been in this forum always in the just starting in business forum and alot of times get responses quicker than this.
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I always thought that Ferris was very popular around St. Louis, especially their WB's.
  4. MLawns

    MLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    I live 6-8 miles from the where they build Ferris machines. I know the area arond here is satuarated with dealers. Maybe it's a lack of interest on the dealers part.
  5. BNS

    BNS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    One of the biggest Ferris dealers is near St. Louis. Check out Scotts Power Equipment. They are located in Olivette and Arnold MO. Look them up at www.scottspowerequipment.com. Hope this helps you out.
  6. jbjb

    jbjb LawnSite Member
    from SE MI
    Messages: 13

    I've only got 1 near me in SE MI ---> I'm curious as well!
  7. 2tall

    2tall LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    How many stores do you want to see? Scott's Power Equipment has 3 stores spread out very nicely around town (north,south and east). Go and check him out, you can't beat his service and expertise.
  8. stryper

    stryper LawnSite Member
    from IL
    Messages: 137

    I'll second that suggestion...I'm over in Illinois and do all my business with Scott's
    in O'Fallon. :cool2:
  9. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,534

    do they charge you both like $60.00 or more for delivery on items to their store because they don't have them instock? Even if your willing to wait a week or two.
  10. Dashunde

    Dashunde LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 638

    I dont know about your shipping issue, but STL is loaded with Ferris and the dealers.
    (Are they wanting to charge you that $60 for a whole machine?)
    I'm from Chesterfield and a Ferris dealer is 20 minutes in most directions.

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