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RW Moore, Benchmark Host Annual Skeet Shoot Event

Thu October 04, 2012 - Southeast Edition
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About to take the first shots for the day are (L-R) Mike Cooney, Triton Sitework Development LLC, Raleigh, N.C.; Brian Metcalf, RW Moore; Mike Johnson, Triton Sitework Development LLC; Craig McBeth, John Deere; host Dan Moore; and Scott Knox, John Deere.
About to take the first shots for the day are (L-R) Mike Cooney, Triton Sitework Development LLC, Raleigh, N.C.; Brian Metcalf, RW Moore; Mike Johnson, Triton Sitework Development LLC; Craig McBeth, John Deere; host Dan Moore; and Scott Knox, John Deere.
About to take the first shots for the day are (L-R) Mike Cooney, Triton Sitework Development LLC, Raleigh, N.C.; Brian Metcalf, RW Moore; Mike Johnson, Triton Sitework Development LLC; Craig McBeth, John Deere; host Dan Moore; and Scott Knox, John Deere. Jason Barber, Carolina Excavator Services, Raleigh, N.C., saw the direct benefits of increased production when a machine is equipped with a Topcon device. Tom Sullivan, Sullivan Eastern, Durham, N.C., tested this John Deere 672GP motorgrader. James Cummings, Waste Industries, Apex, N.C., liked the efficiency of the John Deere 700K LGP dozer equipped with a Topcon device. Demonstrating the Topcon RL-H4C rotating laser are Tracy Skipper (L), and Mike Gaillard, both of Benchmark Tool & Supply. Chuck Harris (L), Benchmark Tool & Supply’s  event host, thanks Steve Harris, The Fred Smith Companies, for his business. Blaine Reese (L), and Joey Ross, both of J&J Logging, Henderson, N.C., look forward to the annual event. Josh Kearns (L), and Mike Gaillard, both of Benchmark Tool & Supply talk about the increased operator efficiency when a Topcon LS-B100 Laser receiver is placed on an excavator. Mark Barnes, Benchmark Tool & Supply, sets up the Sokkia Robotic Total Station. The machine is used for surveying and setting the stakes. (L-R): Terry and Kathy Parker, TAP Construction, Four Oaks, N.C., are welcomed to the annual clay shooting event by Dan Moore. Troy Mitchell, Waste Industries, Apex, N.C., blasted the clay out of the sky with his Remington over and under 12 gauge. John Caraway (L), Caraway Logging, New Bern, N.C., and Dan Moore talk a little business between events. (L-R): Scott Knox and Craig McBeth, both of John Deere; and Drew Bouche and Steve Surrett, both of Lane Construction, Raleigh, N.C., all enjoyed the day out of the office shooting. When asked how the shooting went Walter Hudson (L), and John Patrick, both of Sullivan Eastern Inc., Durham, N.C., both said they were having an enjoyable day that sure beat sitting in the office. (L-R): Jimmy Cole and George Marsh, both of Gelder & Associates, Raleigh, N.C., thank Dan Moore for his hospitality. (L-R): Tony Jackson, RW Moore Equipment Company; Matthew Paul, Cieszko Construction, Havelock, N.C., and Dan Moore chat about the annual event. This John Deere 764 dozer equipped with Topcon 3D MC² was tested out by a steady stream of operators.

RW Moore Equipment Company and Benchmark Tool & Supply held a joint skeet shooting customer appreciation event at Drakes Landing, the premier hunting preserve in Fuquay Varina, N.C. The well-attended Sept. 14. event drew 200 contractors from eastern North Carolina.

Drakes Landing has many shooting points offering various situations that mimic an actual hunting experience as well as real hunts such as quail and western style pheasant.

RW Moore and Benchmark had a number of John Deere machines on hand for customers to try out. Several of them were equipped with laser and GPS systems to help the user move the dirt precisely.