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Mr Howard is a retired headmaster. All he wants to do in his retirement is watch cricket. Mowing lawns and trimming hedges is not his idea of fun! Mrs Howard is still working, and she does not want to come home to a messy garden.
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Facility owners across the UK are being educated as to the benefits of maintaining their artificial football pitches rather than look at costly replacements.

Replay Maintenance, which specialises in maintaining synthetic sports surfaces,…

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Tottenham Hotspur FC grounds manager Darren Baldwin has chosen a SISIS tractor mounted brush combination of a Zig Zag brush and Flexibcomb which have been fitted to a Twinplay frame for use on both the synthetic and natural surfaces at the club’s…

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Replay Maintenance, one of the UK’s leading synthetic sports pitch maintenance providers, has continued to give on-going support to the work of the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) by supporting the recent one day synthetic surfaces course, held…

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Colfe’s school, which is one of London’s oldest school’s dating back to 1574, has become the latest SISIS customer to invest in dedicated machinery with the purchase of a SISIS Brush-Pro ride-on brushing system for all regular synthetic surface…

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Replay Maintenance has always been at the forefront of advances within the synthetic sports surface market. Replay Rejuvenation, Aquatrax and Replay Revive are all industry leading processes that have helped shape modern techniques for synthetic…
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The Facility at SCORE by Leyton Orient have renewed their service agreement with artificial sports maintenance specialists Replay Maintenance for a further five years – building on the already successful partnership the two companies have enjoyed…

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A recent example highlighting the benefits of a consistent maintenance regime is the artificial sports pitches at Cranleigh School – an independent boarding school in Surrey.

Instead of replacing the 18-year old surface when it began to…

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Natural and artificial sportsground contractors White Horse Contractors (Northern) have recently completed the design and construction of a new state-of-the-art 3rd generation artificial surface and three artificial cricket wickets at Trinity…

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Replay Maintenance Limited are pleased to announce a partnership with the five County Football Associations residing in the East Midlands, namely Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.…

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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Fleur Voice’s blog post was featured
Studies report that burglary is one of the most emotionally impactful crimes to be a victim of. The prevention of being succumbed to it is always at the back of our minds – is anything on show? Are all the windows closed? Did you definitely lock the…
56 minutes ago
Rory replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"not very deep for a sycamore, even large species of field maple barely get to lower than 1meter "
12 hours ago
Rory replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Paul what I mean is they'd come in and do the job for you, The tree lads are pretty much used to working these jobs so they'd fly through it and be gone with everything chipped and cleaned. it is certainly something for you to consider in the future…"
13 hours ago
Jon Davidson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"I will have to give the above Skytec Argon a try as others of this type i have used in the past I have found not that great and ive some poor circulation in the right hand
Untill they get wet I have found the briers thermal riggers good, but they ar…"
14 hours ago
Ben Carter replied to Sam Aldis's discussion Cowboy Landscaper Experiences
"Hi Sam
There are plenty of rouges out there but there are also plenty of good sole traders and companies (many of whom are on this site) that carry out work like this on a regular basis.  Its down to the client to carry out due diligence and ensure…"
14 hours ago
Mark replied to John Dillon's discussion Scarifier
" John
I use a Bannerman scarifier - 
https://www.pitchcare.com/shop/scarifiers/scarifier-b-lt-15-h-15-x-...
Fantastic machine to use - tough, very easy to adjust the blade height while working so you can get the depth you want.
I also have a virtual…"
yesterday
John F replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"Although a long shot a previous stihl strimmer i once owned ran very erratically and i only discovered the problem oneday after it wouldn't turn off so had to pull the rubber boot off the spark plug and  in doing so received an electric shock . 
 up…"
yesterday
Ed Fox replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"+1 for skytec argon. Very very warm and rubber coating is really tough and lasts for ages. Screwfix used to do them though i think i bought online last time. I do construction and only go through 1 pair over the colder months they are that tough.
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yesterday
Sam Aldis replied to John Dillon's discussion Scarifier
"My only experience with a powered scarifier is the sch rr3 rotor raker. We've rented it dozens of times over the past 10 years as it can be towed behind a ride-on as well as pushed. The main downside is the lack of a collector, but I would imagine a…"
yesterday
Sam Aldis posted a discussion
Last year an elderly neighbour had his tennis court removed and turf laid over the top.Despite frequent watering, it quickly dried up and died during the summer, leaving a large brown rectangle in the middle of his otherwise attractive garden.He ask…
yesterday
Graham Taylor replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"Coils can have an intermittent problem......I'd buy a new coil.... about £50.  Open the box carefully so if it doesn't do the trick, you can resell it on Ebay as "new" without losing much money.  Funnily enough, I picked up a replacement carb for my…"
yesterday
Oliver clarkson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"New plug also fitted as well. Thanks"
yesterday
John F replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"I had re occurring problems with mine starting and running eratically , Advice was to get a new carb but first i tried several repairs within my comfort zone and thought i had cracked it but machine started to play up again . 
I took it to a new loc…"
yesterday
Adam Pilgrim replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"Has the machine had a new spark plug fitted? A small piece of carbon rattling round in the spark plug 'nose' gives exactly the syptoms you describe - had it twice this week myself oddly as it hasn't happened for a good while!"
yesterday
Oliver clarkson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"New carb 10 days ago. So I'm thinking if I spend the money on the coil and it ain't that, I've got a machine with new parts on it that doesn't do the job."
yesterday
Dave Colton replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"I have to have 2 new carbs fitted  by the dealer on mine they are made of cheese, mine is not working again and I'm not throwing anymore money at it. It's only 18 months old. "
yesterday
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Km94

Evening.Has anyone experienced running problems with the km94 rc? It will run two days no problems 4+ hours a day, then it's a new day runs a couple of hours and starts running really badly, switch it off for 10 minutes starts no problem and runs…

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