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Yet another reason I dislike Generac #172781
12/26/07 08:15 PM
12/26/07 08:15 PM
HEI_Inc  Offline OP
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 23
Joliet, IL
I received an email today from Generac regarding my dealer status. "Based on your 2007 sales you are now listed as a Direct Dealer. This level allows you to purchase generators directly from Generac (as I always have). Should you wish to grow your business by being listed on our Dealer Locator website you will need to purchase $20,000.00 in generators AND have one factory trained technician on staff."

In 2007 I sold four generators yet I'm not worthy of being listed as a dealer on their website.

And I thought Generac couldn't treat their dealers any worse.

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Re: Yet another reason I dislike Generac [Re: HEI_Inc] #172792
12/26/07 11:46 PM
12/26/07 11:46 PM
renosteinke  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 5,316
Blue Collar Country
While visiting my folks in St. Louis ...

Seems St. Louis has had some power outages, seem to get worse every winter. Low and behold, there is somebody pushing 'whole house generators' for $5K installed ... or so I've heard.

People I've spoket to were not told of the other equipment needed, noise anf fuel issues, maintenance required, etc.

Now, can anyone name a 'cheap' generator, marketed to homowners, with a rotten track record for reliability, and that uses lots of proprietary parts?


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