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Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year

December 14, 2017

Christmas Highlights 2017
Beautiful 31′ Seamless Red/Black Custom Combination Trailer of Kaveh and Blake D. of southern CA.
A very successful Designer of home and commercial interiors, furniture and automobiles, we feature a link to their website.
What are you going to be hauling inside your trailer? Very important question, especially if it is a low profile, modified or restored car. Protect your investment and make sure your treasured car will easily load onto and inside your trailer without contact.
If concerned about ramp angle, we encourage our customers to consider the extended 4′ aluminum Flap-over option for $425 that decreases the angle of approach & includes heavier rear ramp door coil springs and large bumpers on the ramp door. We recently found an excellent after-market product through NATDA called Race Ramps built by Brute Technologies of Michigan. Here is a link to their website if interested.
Major Announcement from MTI:
There will be a 4% Price Increase as of JANUARY ’15, 2018
This amounts to $200 for Steel Frame Combination models, and
$400 for Aluminum Frame Combination models.
Not a surprise as prices of raw materials and labor shortages continue.
TOCT has ordered a number of Standard Combination trailers in 25, 27 and 29′ models, in addition to a growing number of mid-decks in the 27 and 29′ models. Please contact us today and check our online inventory as these must be delivered or picked up by January 15th or the price increase will take effect.
Snowmobile season is upon us again. Ready to go is this 35′ triple 6000# axle beauty with 5 helmet racks from John S. of Illinois:

TOCT has a great presence and friend in the CSRA (Canadian Snowcross Racing Association) If interested in their events and races, contact President Ken Avann.
TOCT goal is to be consistent in providing updated and timely information to you, our loyal customers, many of whom are business owners, outdoor enthusiasts and military or former military personnel.  Please contact and ask us as many questions as needed in designing your dream trailer or purchasing a standard or mid-deck TOCT Combination Trailer.  That’s why each day, TOCT is committed to delivering Value with integrity and honesty, exceeding our customers’ needs and expectations.
“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given.” Isaiah 9:6.
May the “Prince of Peace” bring joy, happiness and peace to you and your family this Christmas season.
Sharon and I again want to wish you a Blessed Christmas season with your family and friends.
Dave and Sharon Borg
David Borg – President
Touch of Class Trailers
763-567-3946

7th Anniversary

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As we near the 7th anniversary of Touch of Class Trailers, people often ask me, “David, what is the future vision or plan for your trailer business, as you are quite unique and different from most dealerships?” I quickly respond, “Delivering Value with Integrity and Honesty to each and every customer.”   I want to continue to have happy, excited customers across the US and Canada who understand why we sell great, superior products. That’s what gets me up each morning and why I get excited every time I receive pictures from happy customers like Ken & Jane N. of Indiana and Scott D. of Texas.
TOCT is in the process of revising our website with fantastic new pictures and updated information to be more mobile app friendly and easier to access.  Our goal is to transfer and share the enthusiasm we have for the outstanding MTI Brand and motivate all who are looking to purchase a new trailer, like this new 35′ triple 6000# axle Silver/Black beauty from John S. of Illinois who says “My trailer was so much more than I thought I was buying, towed so true and smooth. Best looking trailer I, my two sons and all my employees have ever seen.”
Those of you who are business owners and managers, ask yourselves this:  What is the difference between a satisfied customer and a loyal customer?  In today’s fast pace world, a satisfied customer has easy access to multiple online reviews, information, specs, videos and testimonials on their mobile device or computer. They can easily be satisfied somewhere else.  Gaining a loyal customer does not happen overnight. It takes hard work, patience and being a good listener. Customer loyalty rises when you as a salesperson are excited in explaining timely product knowledge properly.  If you can transition a satisfied customer into a loyal customer by helping them make the right choices and provide the best value for their investment, they will often come back to you time and time again.
That’s the reason TOCT has a Preferred Customer program of discounts for all repeat customers, veterans and military personnel. It’s been in place for some time but we wanted to highlight and mention to all. Contact us for details. Here’s army Vet Joe M. of TN standing by his customized 29′ Yellow/Black Combo.
Special Announcements:
  1. Because of the tremendous response of new customers purchasing a customized Mid-Deck Combination Trailer (See Mid-Deck Video Here), TOCT will try to have in-stock between 1-3,  Mid-deck Trailers.
    First ones – a 27′ Red/Black and 27′ Silver/Black will be available September 20. Contact us for standard specs
  2. I will be attending the 2017 NATDA Trade Show and Educational seminars in early September.  Looking forward to being part of a special Dealership Performance Training group with Bob Clements, President of Bob Clements International who I worked together with as VP of Business Development for over 5 years during the late 90’s. If you or your people are looking for a great keynote speaker or training needs, please contact him.
  3. The Trailer Industry is so strong in 2017 that it is causing continued shortages of supplies and labor.  Please consider when ordering and in the completion of your new trailer.
Remember…Value….It’s the driving force in creating lifelong, loyal customers.   TOCT is committed to delivering value with integrity and honesty, exceeding our customers’ needs and expectations. Contact us today for that dream trailer you have always wanted to own. Thank you.
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Dave and Sharon Borg
David Borg – President
Touch of Class Trailers
763-567-3946
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Spring Has Arrived 2017

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Happy Holidays From Touch of Class Trailers

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Autumn Specials

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Fall colors, baseball playoffs and World Series, harvest time and getting ready for winter at the cabin.
Great time of year to be outside on a ATV or motorcycle – and the snowmobiles will soon be traveling along the trails, roads and mountain slopes. The fall trailer order rush is soon upon us so if you wish to secure your trailer in a normal production time-frame, please call us soon

One of the current trends I see lately is more and more customers are selecting a mid-deck Combination Trailer for their needs. Briefly, a mid-deck Combination trailer is the same style and standard specs of a Standard Combination Trailer except we angle the axles 32 degrees which raises the trailer up from the ground 6″ and then we angle the and round off the corners of the wheel wells so that the distance from the floor to the top of the wheel wells is a little over 4″. Great for rough roads or high snow areas because of the increased clearance under the trailer.
Enjoy the training video describing the mid-deck Combo:

I recently attended the NATDA (North American Trailer Dealers Association) annual trade show and educational seminars in Nashville, Tn. Always enjoy this growing show as I look for new and different ideas and options available for the Touch of Class Trailers. One exciting new announcement for the trailer industry regarding axle warranties – and see what new options are available in this brief summary video

Touch of Class has planned well ahead of the fall trailer order rush, so if you are looking for exceptional value, style, long-lasting durability and safety that fits your needs and budget, please contact us today.

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David Borg – President
Touch of Class Trailers
763-567-3946
david@touchofclasstrailers.com
www.touchofclasstrailers.com

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September Kickoffs

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Show Time

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It’s that time of year – summer Classic Car and Racing events.  Get out and enjoy.  Nothing like putting your best car in a new Combination Trailer from Touch of Class. It’s “SHOW TIME.”

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I enjoy looking at great classic or new cars, whether a local car show down Main Street, a Regional event like the “Back to the 50’s” weekend in St. Paul, or viewing some hot Ferrari, Lamborghini or Mercedes at a Florida show. Millions of fans each week attend and support NASCAR, Indy Car or drag racing events at venues in Daytona, Texas Motor Speedway, Sebring International Raceway, Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis, Bandimore on Thunder Mountain near Denver, Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville and hundreds more.  (I’ve seen all the above).

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                                      ANNOUNCEMENTS
Press Release – June 1, 2016
American Trailer Works (ATW), North America’s largest manufacturer of utility and cargo trailers, announced today it had reached a major milestone in the trailer industry with the manufacture of its three millionth trailer.  ATW manufactures trailers at 12 locations across North America and includes MTI, RC PJ and Carry-on Brands. John Burgess, Group President said, “At ATW, we always strive to be first in the industry in innovation and customer service. This is a historic day for ATW and for the North American trailer industry, as we are the first company to reach the 3 million trailer mark.” ATW also marked the event with an initial $50,000 donation to the Navy Seal Foundation. “We are deeply honored and proud to support the Foundation and the families of SEALS, with its mission to help surviving members of our fallen heroes.” ATW plans to donate additional monies to the SEALS at the NATDA Trade show in Nashville in September. Touch of Class Trailers is proud to be part of the MTI Brand and NATDA, and applauds ATW’s support for various military and veteran groups.

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Touch of Class continues to see a trend of customers ordering Combination Trailers with 6 – 12″ of extra height for hauling their taller vehicles. We currently have in stock or in production 29′ models of Silver/Black, Red/Black, White, and Brandy Wine/Black (4 most popular color models) with 6″ extra height. Call or email us today for specifics or to customize your dream trailer.

Special offer: (2) new customized 2016 trailers for sale:

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  1. Steel Frame 29′ Silver/Black with 12″ extra height, Tandem Dexter 6000# Spread Axles, HD rear ramp door, 16″ Black Star aluminum wheels, 16″ Spare Steel Wheel & 235/80R16E Radial tire, Winch Plate, (2) Salem Side Vents, 50 Amp 110V Electric package with Motor base plug, (3) Fluorescent lights in Upper raceways, (4) interior recepts, GFI exterior recept, Brace and wire for future A/C, (2) extra D-rings, 10 Ft. Wall E-track in and near V-Nose.  Customer could not take delivery for medical reasons. Special Wholesale price – $12,000. Retail Value – $15,000. Location – Middlebury, Indiana
  2. Aluminum Frame 31′ Silver/Black Combo, Tandem Dexter 6000# axles, 16″ Black Star Aluminum wheels with steel wheel spare inside recessed spare tire well, 1 Ft. Extended front tongue with adjustable front hitch, Insulation in walls and ceiling, 20 ft. Black & white checkered curbside awning, (2) extra D-rings, (2) exterior GFI recepts, 30 amp 110V electric package with (5) fluorescent lights, Brace & wire for future A/C.   Customer is building another trailer with additional options within for his needs. Special Wholesale Price – $17,000. Retail Value – $20,000.00. Location – Minnesota

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Many of you have contacted us recently regarding a customized trailer. It’s a process and we want to make sure we include all the details and options correctly and the timing works for you. Please contact us today with any questions or to finalize. We thank you for your continued support and look forward to working with you.

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David Borg – President
Touch of Class Trailers
763-567-3946
david@touchofclasstrailers.com
www.touchofclasstrailers.com

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Dare To Be Different

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Happy New Year – Touch of Class Trailers

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Here’s TOCT customers, Ed W. – OH and Dave B. – AK having fun.
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What’s New for 2016:

  • MTI and Touch of Class Trailers are proud to announce a new option – the RV-Eye security camera system. High quality night vision camera wirelessly connects to your cell phone or mobile device up to distance of 300 feet. Great for RV’s hauling a Combination Trailer or to have more security and peace of mind at night within your trailer. Please call for details and pricing.
  • More customers the last two years are ordering Combination trailers with 6″ of extra height because of taller ATV’s, compact tractors, etc. Touch of Class Trailers will now produce and offer (3) 29′ In-Stock Standard Model Combination Trailers available in Silver/Black and Red/Black Two-tone colors and solid White, the top 3-selling colors the last 5 years.

Current Inventory In-Stock:
27′ Combination Models
White, Silver/Black, Brandy Wine/Black (in Indiana), Red/Black (in Minnesota)

29′ Combination Models
(2) Black, Silver/Black, Red/Black, Brandy Wine/Black (all in Indiana)
Silver/Black, Red/Black, and White with 6″ Extra Height – In production

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2015 was a record setting year for Touch of Class Trailers and we want to thank all of our customers for their continued support and each of you who contacted us this past year. If you are still looking for exceptional Value and Quality in a Combination Trailer that fits your needs hauling a car, ATV, Snowmobile, motorcycle or to make your business more profitable, please contact us today.

Sharon and I would like to wish you and your family the best for the New Year.
Remember that hard work and persistence will help make your goals for 2016 a reality.

Thank you,

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David Borg – President
Touch of Class Trailers
763-567-3946
david@touchofclasstrailers.com
www.touchofclasstrailers.com
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Fall Harvest – Transition Time

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