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New Dealer Questions

Discussion in 'Blizzard Plows Discussion' started by GOFN2, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. GOFN2

    GOFN2 Junior Member
    Messages: 15


    We are a new Blizzard dealer this season, and I am trying to get a handle on what are some of the common parts that we should stock. I have already some of the basics, (hoses, switchs, etc.) but I feel like it's not enough. While we have been a BOSS/Western dealer for 6 years, I feel like we are not prepared for the Blizzard parts calls. Any information would be great. And I know...if we stock everything we are covered:D


    And mods...I am not trying to drum up any business...
  2. moserjj

    moserjj Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    I recently acquired a Blizzard dealer's inventory of stock parts - I'm sure a lot of the things you'd normally keep on hand. If you want, shoot me an email to moserjj@gmail.com and I can send you a list of the parts. Almost all are new in the package. I'm located in Wisconsin near Eau Claire.
  3. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,594

    Where and who are you? Thanks.
  4. GOFN2

    GOFN2 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Thanks Moser...I will do that. Pens fan, I am in Janesville. Fagan Truck and Trailer
  5. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,594

    Thanks, I was hoping you were Madison area. Always good to have parts close by.
  6. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Pins, cartidge valves, motors, pumps, solenoids, cartridge solenoids, hoses, lift pins/bushings, draw latch parts, cylinders, edges, wings, slide boxes/parts, controllers.
  7. blackandgold

    blackandgold Junior Member
    Messages: 2


    Where do you buy your Blizzard Parts and Plows from? I am a Territory Manager for Blizzard--I set up and work with the dealers all over the midwest--. I have been talking to Greg German at German Bliss Equipment in Princeville, East Peoria and Springfield. What do you think? Is there someone else you would reccommend? We have also been talking to Koenig Equipment....the local Western Dealer.
  8. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    I buy my Blizzard parts either from Jerre in Erie, PA, or from other internet sources.

    I would enjoy dealing with Greg German, I think that would be a great partnership. I'm not really a fan on how Koenig treats the guys who only look to spend a few hundred or thousand dollars per year, compared to those who spend thousands or tens of thousands with them each year. They no longer get my business.

    In fact, I've often toyed with the idea of trying to set up a plow repair shop and stocking parts, but I'm not really in a position to start a new venture right now.

    Maybe we can discuss this new dealer more, you can email me if you'd like: j.w.unes @ Gmail.com
  9. fastjohnny

    fastjohnny Senior Member
    Messages: 654

    I second what johnnyu says, that, and ***Express delivery service.
  10. beam

    beam Senior Member
    from pa
    Messages: 314

    before you buy and stock what is recommended by dd check and see what your customer base is then stock only what is needed simple is better
  11. damian

    damian Senior Member
    Messages: 330

    my fastest movers for older powerhitch 1 plows are plow side harness,oil,angle cyls,hook up switch,contactors,hoses can be got local,most pop hoses are wing cyl and angle piston,power latch pins and side plates,vehicle harness,cutting edges,headlamp assys get aftermarket, replaceable push bushings where mount pins go through,motors-aftermarket,pumps,res caps,cover nuts,light bar pins and springs, slide box return spring, s8, s5coils,valve body fittings-they rott out, this list isnt in order, i consider most of this stuff essential to get thru a storm,remember you dont need wings to get thru a storm. good luck