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  1. abforfun

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    Called to look at some new vans not quite sure what we want salesman not interestedLOWDHAMS]
    so a wk later called in at another motorhome sales again the salesman showed no interest {DAVID FULLAR] both salesman spent less than 2 mins with us and we are cash buyers maybe they are
    making to much money to be really interested
     
  2. Xabia

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    Have you tried Camper UK in your home city?

    Mike
     
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    Now I must say we had the opposite when we were looking, one wouldn't leave us alone for a minute, drove us away in the end.
     
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  4. abforfun

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    Not yet but we will
     
  5. richr

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    We went to our local dealer a couple of months ago just to get a feel of what we are after.

    Salesman asked what we wanted and when we were looking to buy

    He was helpful gave us pointers and left us to it which was just what we wanted, i don't like people hovering around me like flies.
     
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    There's a very fine line between a salesman showing lack of interest and being overpowering ..... but it is their job to read the prospect and act accordingly. This, along with product knowledge is all part of the art of salesmanship and should be covered in training, all of which so often seems to be lacking.
     
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    Wait for the condemnation from other Funsters, but have you tried Brownhills at Newark, sales is good - after sales service can be iffy, but you will leave knowing what mh you really want.

    Most mh salespeople rarely know as much as the person looking to buy.
     
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  8. Robert Clark

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    Not sure it's appropriate to 'name and shame' motorhome dealer staff in an open forum
     
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    why?
     
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  10. Bailey58

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    Posted elsewhere that we called into SMC at Newark on the way back from the NEC, salesman took all my details and promised one of the directors would call me back after the show. Still waiting.
     
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    They're the company names.
     
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    Quite agree with response, we should all be aware of poor service and it's no secret the reputation that the main people in Newark have built up, or is it down, over many years.
     
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    Sorry -mis read, thought it was a staff member
     
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    try oak tree leisure,mansfield they are getting a good reputation [local to lincoln] and will bive you t/coffe and biscuits, also edgehill forest town ,both local to me,
     
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    Have to say - SMC have been very good to us so far.
    Ok - I'm gonna spend a shed load with them but not till late next year and they know that - and they have an advantage as they are the only frankia dealers in the uk - but have had nothing but great service and advice and chats from
    them so far. All at my pace. Answers when I want them and no pushy sales talk. Deal in a lot of high end motorhomes - I wonder if the sales technique differs between them and the larger multi- site dealers ???
     
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    I think the product sells itself so you dont have to push it along, therefore makes for a better atmosphere and easier on both sides.

    That is for any higher end product
     
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    Yes it is.. absolutely in fact.
    This sort of information is precisely why a good many join forums to start with :)

    Had to grin earlier when someone said they bought a new XX was REALLY pleased with it but would not say what make the XX was..
    I honestly do not see the point in the post !!

    Information, information, information..
    I find Fun a well balanced place to be with both good reports and reports of bad this and that
    Posting it on an open forum allows other to express their thoughts and findings thereby balancing info out rather nicely
     
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  18. BreweryDave

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    Couldn't agree more. (y)
     
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    i would agree, i dont see a problem in posting on open forum good or bad as long as the information is factual and correct.
     
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  20. Robert Clark

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    I'm not against naming and shaming companies, but I don't think it's right to publish individual staff members names online. The reason being is that he/ she is just an employee, probably following company policy and rules.
     
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