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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by PSTsmallengines, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. PSTsmallengines

    PSTsmallengines Banned
    Messages: 15

    I would like to say thank you for having me come on board here, and I am truly happy that I found this place.
    I live in Grand Haven Michigan and we opened up our new store last June 1st and have been really working our butts off this winter with a whole bunch of snow blowers.
    We own and operate a Small Engine Repair company, and feel that it is you guys that are most important, and should be treated as so. I really wanted to join this site for some time now, but didn't feel like I should give advice on anything, because you have everyone in place already. I felt what could it hurt and hope that we all can get along great.

    I am always open to any questions anyone might have. I have been in the Small Engine Repair field for all my life, grew up on a farm and been doing this for years. I have a lot of information if anyone ask.

    thanks again for having me on board.

    rw
     
  2. tattooedturf

    tattooedturf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    :dizzy:Welcome, you must either work all the time or suffer insomnia too
     
  3. ALLPro Landscaping

    ALLPro Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 813

    Welcome aboard
     
  4. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,780

    Welcome to the site. I'm sure everyone would value all your expertise of small engine repair. I look forward to talking with you.
     
  5. AmsoilPower

    AmsoilPower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 938

    Welcome to the gang!!! Enjoy the site and I look forward to speaking to you in the future. If you ever have the itch to sell Amsoil at your store, just give me a shout.

    Glad to have you on board!!!:)

    What lines do you carry?
     
  6. PSTsmallengines

    PSTsmallengines Banned
    Messages: 15

    Not a lot of time to spend on much of anything. We all work hard for a living man! I just think that by me working and giving my customers the best service is where it all starts, well at least early in the mornings.
     
  7. PSTsmallengines

    PSTsmallengines Banned
    Messages: 15

    When we went into business we really didn't want to carry any lines, we just wanted to be a strict service center, but over time I really thought I wanted to find a commercial line of mowers, that would be OUR trade mark. I spent a few months researching different mowers and I found that really they all had about the same thing to offer, but one stood out, so we went with Dixie Chopper. Later on I will tell you why I did this, because with about 20 years behind me in this industry, I can for sure give you the logical answers you may need.

    Dixie Chopper is our only Mower Line, and we also handle commercial Kawasaki power line, which at this time I am not really sure about, but we are certified in all lines of commercial and residential equipment.

    We are currently building more into our website, to add more features, being a developer is gives me the ground floor in bringing in more customers, and also helping my fellow dealers pave the world.
     
  8. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    I'm curious, I personally don't like Dixie Chopper !!
     
  9. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    Have you tried a Dixie yet? Before I tried one I was extremely skeptical. I knew nothing of them nor had I ever seen one in my area. Then I went to PS&T and Robert showed me the mowers and talked with me about them. He convinced me to take one out on a demo on a couple of my lawns. I kid you not, I was able to cut my mowing time almost in half on the properties I used it on. I was able to cut at full speed (about 15mph) and still get just as good of a cut as I would have had I gone 2mph. Ever since that demo, I have been planning on getting a dixie. Best mower I have ever used!!!

    BTW, welcome aboard Robert!!:waving:
     
  10. AmsoilPower

    AmsoilPower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 938

    Out of curiousity, how much does a Dixie dealer pay for the by-pass systems and filters used on these mowers? I would think much more than thru Amsoil itself. I know the filters are Amsoil, but is the entire system? Not sure, that is why I'm asking. Any insight would be appreciated.
     

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