|Case Tractors Discussion Forum|
Re: more on Demostrators
[Show Entire Topic]
[Show Entire Topic]
[Return to Forum]
[Log in to Reply]
Adirondack case guy
Marlin1, The exact thing happened to my Good friends at Randall Imps., here. When my good friend decided to renew his contract with CASE-IH in 88, he and I drew up plans for a brand new facility on "the main drag", 800'down the road from the new JD facility and seperated by a new State Police headquarters, building. The colors that Bob selected for the wood framed, steel clad building was Tan, with Brown Trim. The colors fit very nicely into the enviroment.
In 1993 as you stated Case-IH wanted their dealers to paint their buildings gray with white trim, and red accents, plus new signage. As I said in a earlier post, I was gone by then. About 1995 I was a General Contractor and was called to cure some major leakage in the roof and side walls of the building. Due to the applied Gray paint, to the roof and walls, the steel was expanding and contracting with heating from the sun and cooling in the evening and loosened all the screws holding the steel sheeting onto the building. My construction company did the work to seal the "skin" with oversized longer SS gasketed screws, removing the old wiggled loose and broke off roofing screws from the havock the dark paint color placed on the steel. The screws alone from Fasenall were $3 grand.;
Totally needless expense placed on the dealership!!!!!!!! , and it will happen again because of the dark color. No wonder customers complain about high prices for parts and labor! They are paying for expensive Facades, rather than quality service and parts support. Total BS in my opinion.
|Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies! Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]|
| Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.|
TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V. Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters