Who should I deal with at whayne supply

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by A.EXCAVATING, Mar 2, 2011.


    A.EXCAVATING LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Im done dealing with ohio cat i dont care for there service im goin to start buying stuff from whayne supply in kentucky but dont know who to deal with down there any suggestions?
  2. Digdeep

    Digdeep LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,840

    They may not even sell to you if you are out of their territory trying to buy "new" equipment. I'm sure they would service what you have and sell you used equipment all day long.
  3. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,168

    Yea I don't think you can buy new equipment out of your area without the selling dealer paying "homage" to your local dealer. You might be better off having a sit down with Ohio Cat and see if you can come together on your issues with them. Going somewhere else always seems like the easiest until you factor in the time wasted going further for parts, and all the other assss tax issues that come up with having service further away. Wait until you try bringing a service truck from further away.
  4. PC1250LC

    PC1250LC LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 38

    I'm really surprised you are having trouble with Ohio Cat. What branch do you deal with? I have a close friend that works for Ohio Cat, and I know a lot of people that really like Ohio Cat. Of course, I am biased, but it is interesting that you are having such trouble...sorry to hear that. Are you looking at buying a new machine, or parts problems? I wish I could be of some help, because I know at least 10 contractors in the area that have nothing but good things to say about them.

    A.EXCAVATING LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    salesman are great to me i deal with vic gaskins in the cincinnati branch dealt with them for YEARS ohio cat themselves have done me dirty hear lately and done business with them for over 45 to 50 years.
  6. Ozz

    Ozz LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 887

    The guys at Whayne haven't done me over on anything, and I've dealt with multiple guys. They do know I don't take crap from anyone, though.
  7. Construct'O

    Construct'O LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Sw Iowa
    Messages: 1,387

    Just bought a used late model dozer from Whayne Supply dealt with sale rep Owsley Costlow,at Bowling Green.Machine is in route to Iowa.Should be here tomorrow.If things goes right.

    New you will have too go with your local dealer.Buy used anywhere.Might start picking up a few low houred machine away and they might start to come around.:usflag:Good Luck
  8. dozerman21

    dozerman21 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    Construct'O, what did you get?
  9. Construct'O

    Construct'O LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Sw Iowa
    Messages: 1,387

    Dozerman got D6N XL it has diff steer with a semi U blade that is hard to find .I didn't want the six way blade.Going to use it with Alberta,skid wasn't heavy enough too winch too.

    Will post a picture later.
  10. dozerman21

    dozerman21 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    Nice.... Call dispatch and have them stop in Indy for a couple of days all I'll get her muddy for ya!:drinkup:

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