RW Moore, Benchmark Host Customer Appreciation Event

Fri October 29, 2010 - Southeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Steve Hill, Turftenders, Raleigh, N.C., blasts both clays during the dove simulation.
Steve Hill, Turftenders, Raleigh, N.C., blasts both clays during the dove simulation.
Steve Hill, Turftenders, Raleigh, N.C., blasts both clays during the dove simulation. Jason Barber (L), Carolina Excavating Service, Raleigh, N.C., came to the event to shoot and look over the John Deere products offered by RW Moore. Brian Whitfield, RW Moore, explains the benefits of the John Deere 323D track loader. Steven James (L), Carolina Environmental Contractors, specializes in stream restoration projects and is a big user of Topcon GPS Systems he purchased from Chuck Harris at Benchmark Tool & Supply. B.G. Jennings (C), Barnhill Contracting, Tarboro, N.C., greets Mary Jo Warren (L) and Tammie Dame, both of RW Moore. Nolan Thomas (C), Nolan Thomas Company, learns how the Topcon family of products can save his company both time and money.  Showing the features and benefits of the Topcon products are Josh Kearns (L) and John Mooney both of Benchmark Tool & Supply. (L-R): Randall Owens, Ready Mix Concrete, Raleigh, N.C.; Mike Johnson, Triton Sitework Development, Raleigh, N.C.; Dexter Tart, Terry Moore and Lyman Austin, all of Ready Mix Concrete, take a break and talk football. John Gates, NC Beal & Son, Sanford, N.C., gets ready to shoot with his Browning White Lightning 12 gauge. Bruce Kohn, Faulconer Construction Company, Cary, N.C., has the clay in his sights. (L-R) are Shawn Bilodeau, Dan Culligan and  Fabian Montoya, all of The Civil Group, Raleigh, N.C., with their RW Moore Salesman  Clyde Lundy take a break after the “Fast Rabbit” segment of the clay shoot. John Patrick (L) used his Winchester 1300 and Walter Hudson used his Remington 1100, both of Sullivan Eastern, Durham, N.C., posted a good round of shooting. Josh Kearns (L), Benchmark Tool & Supply, and Mark Pepper, Eutaw Construction, Aberdeen, Miss., go over the benefits of using a Topcon 3D-MC2 device. (L-R): Neil Hammond, Forrest Farm Supply,  Bayboro, N.C.; Martin Cieszko, Cieszko Construction, Havelock, N.C.; and host Dan Moore talk a bit about John Deere, skeet shooting and, of course, football. John Williamson (L), Flat Rock Landscaping, Cary, N.C.; learns about the John Deere 323D track loader equipped with power rake attachment from Brian Whitfield, RW Moore. Discussing some of the demands of the industry are (L-R) Brian Metcalf, RW Moore; Deane Smith and David Garrett both of Triton Siteworks Development, Raleigh, N.C.

RW Moore Equipment Company Inc., Raleigh, N.C., and Benchmark Tool & Supply Inc., Raleigh, N.C., held a joint skeet shooting customer appreciation event at Drakes Landing in Fuquay Varina, N.C., on Oct. 15. This year more than 200 contractors from Eastern North Carolina tested their shooting skills.

Drakes Landing has many shooting points offering various situations that would mimic an actual hunting experience. They also offer hunting for different in-season game.

RW Moore and Benchmark had a number of John Deere, Hitachi, Lull and Sakai machines on hand for their customers to try out. Several were equipped with lasers and GPS Systems to help the operator move dirt precisely.

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