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Forum: Equipment / Products 06-17-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,991
Posted By MikeL
G-Oil is JASO-FD

G-Oil is API-TC, JASO-FD/ISO-L-EDG, so it will not void any manufacturer's warranty. It is a bio-based synthetic 2 cycle oil that has no smoke or smell, is ultimate biodegradable, safe for the...
Forum: Equipment / Products 02-18-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,584
Posted By MikeL

To my Congress Friends,

I can remember not so long ago when trying to achieve 100 members was considered a lofty goal. This huge achievement is a testament to the loyal members who make this...
Forum: Equipment / Products 11-18-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,217
Posted By MikeL
Yet another product

I had a friend email me this link. He has developed these products that he says work better than anything out there. I guess ethanol is going to become more of a problem as we move...
Forum: Equipment / Products 10-22-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,702
Posted By MikeL
Meet and Greet

The Meet and Greet event will be from 1:00PM to 4:00PM on Friday, October 30th. It will be held in the Dealer's Lounge, which is in the lobby by the entrance at the east end of the building. Right...
Forum: Service Department 09-18-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,198
Posted By MikeL
High Performance Service Department

For a digital magazine about the High Performance Service Department Pavilion at this years Expo, Click Here (
Forum: Excess Inventory and Dealer Transfers 08-20-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,040
Posted By MikeL
Excess John Deere Parts and Accessories

We have a fair amount of John Deere accessories and parts that we are willing to sell at huge discounts. These parts and accessories include mulch kits, complete decks, power flows, filters, chutes,...
Forum: Service Department 08-10-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,198
Posted By MikeL
New Feature at this year's Expo

New Feature for Dealers at GIE+EXPO
High-Performance Service Department Pavilion Expected to Boost Dealers' Profitability

(Louisville, KY USA) - GIE+EXPO, set for October 29-31 in Louisville, is...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 08-03-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,692
Posted By MikeL
Email Signatures/Profile Signatures

I was reading an article in the local paper yesterday about the proliferation of email signature lines. They often reflect the personality and/or type of business the person is in. I thought I'd...
Forum: Tips and Hints 05-01-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,317
Posted By MikeL
Exclamation OPE Unity Day Facts

Along with all of the members, I want to applaud Phil for being the impetus behind the first annual OPE Unity Day. There were probably some folks who thought his lofty goals would never be met and...
Forum: Sales Department 02-23-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,963
Posted By MikeL
Lack of input

Anytime a company overlooks the input of their sales force they will meet with trouble. John Deere is notorious for building several insulating layers between the front lines and the decision makers....
Forum: Tips and Hints 01-30-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,259
Posted By MikeL
Exclamation PPEC Podcast on Yard and Garden Website

For anyone who might like to listen, Gregg at Yard and Garden was kind enough to host a podcast about the Congress. If you would like to hear it, please follow the link below. We welcome any...
Forum: Parts Department 01-08-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,904
Posted By MikeL
Got it

John, I sent you a pm we have the part you need.

Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 11-13-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,968
Posted By MikeL
52 years old on the 28th. Still feel like I'm 24.

52 years old on the 28th. Still feel like I'm 24.
Forum: Equipment / Products 11-07-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,437
Posted By MikeL
Use it to your advantage

G-Oil is in Home Depot, however, their retail price is higher than the suggested retail price for OPE dealers. G-Oil is one of the only products I know of that allows OPE dealers to sell at a better...
Forum: Polls and Surveys 09-25-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,547
Posted By MikeL
Are Your Dollars Working For You?

As a member of both OMEDA and NAEDA, I was recently surprised to find that the cost of membership for these organizations is now $343.25. The National Organization?s dues stand at $58.25 while the...
Forum: Equipment / Products 09-16-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,604
Posted By MikeL
More power

I just got a BG86 and to me it is more powerful than the BG85 it replaced. I like the rubber isolators, though the automatic choke took me a couple of uses to master. I agree that it does have a...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 09-03-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,252
Posted By MikeL
Glad to hear from everyone.

The sheer power of the winds in a storm the size of Gustav were awe-inspiring to watch on tv; I can only imagine what it must have felt like to live through it. I breathed a sigh of relief when our...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 07-26-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,305
Posted By MikeL
Unhappy Mower...

He doesn't look very happy, does he?
Forum: Software / Hardware Discussions 07-26-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,288
Posted By MikeL
The Link Worked for Me

JLS2008, I tried the link and went directly to ProCom. Try this link and see if it works for you:

Forum: Tips and Hints 07-09-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,759
Posted By MikeL
We are listening...

We are always listening and whenever possible acting on the advice/requests of our members. In this vein, we are looking into establishing a secure "back room" that uses the motto of Las Vegas -...
Forum: Equipment / Products 06-05-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,559
Posted By MikeL
Not a Lurker.....

I'm not really a lurker, but we are a Bad Boy dealer. This is our second year with the product and so far no complaints.

Forum: Parts Department 06-05-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,462
Posted By MikeL
Tell Her To Stay With It....

My fiancee spent several years working in the parts department and faced all of the same prejudices. As time went on and the regulars realized how good she was at looking up parts, AND doing some...
Forum: Equipment / Products 04-04-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,758
Posted By MikeL
Amazing! ! !

Hi Caporal and welcome to the Congress! I took a look at your site and the collection of saws you have is amazing. It's hard to believe that so many different saws are out there. Our shop foreman...
Forum: Equipment / Products 03-28-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,792
Posted By MikeL
Has anyone checked the site out?

I went there and took a look. The parts lookup is a bit cumbersome, I went through with a sale, it seemed pretty smooth. I agree with lawnmower63 that it will be slow at first; it's been over 3...
Forum: Equipment / Products 03-28-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By MikeL

After many years our battery distributor retired and sold his business to a larger company. One of the things we always enjoyed was the personal service. The salesman would drive the truck to our...
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