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Took a tour of the Walker plant

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowerman111, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. mowerman111

    mowerman111 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    The family and I were on vacation in Colorado this past week, and we drove up to Ft. Collins and took a tour of the Walker Manufacturing Co. Bob Walker himself took us on the tour. It was absolutely amazing. They have 200 hundred thousand sq. feet of space there. and they make almost all of the parts there themselves except engines of course and the hoppers and transmissions, but all of the frames ,decks, bearing housings they machine themselves. It was the best part of the vacation. and Bob Walker is one of the nicest guys you could ever want to meet. He also said he was going to suggest to his editor of the magazine Walker Talk to do a story on my company. What a honor that will be. So we'll see.
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    that is AWSOME! did you get any pics?
  3. corey1977

    corey1977 LawnSite Senior Member
    from maine
    Messages: 261

    I cant wait to see your story in walker talk magzine im from maine so new englanders have to stick togeather*newusflag*
  4. mowerman111

    mowerman111 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    Oh I could have kicked myself, We were staying in Denver with the in-laws and we left their house in a rush and we were half way there when we realized that we had forgot the camera. :hammerhead:

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