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With two rugby pitches and a new, dedicated cricket pitch all constructed to add to the existing two rugby pitches, Towcestrians Head Groundsman, Tom Waldock, knew he would need some new machinery to keep everything in shape!
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Over 130 cricket groundsmen made their way to Cheltenham College for the second ever Dennis and SISIS’ Cricket Pitch Renovation Day, which featured a mix of thought provoking indoor presentations and outdoor practical demonstrations.

The event, which

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Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7 August and those wishing to attend are encouraged to register soon to avoid disappointment.

Since 2011, the D

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from the School’s cricket wickets.

Set over 120 acres with approximately 800 pupils, Shrewsbury School is

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David Benson replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"h/b the reply was also meant as a joke no problem "
1 hour ago
Paul Errington replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"You're welcome.
I'm sure you spotted my deliberate mistake in the description of the Eliet machine; should be 2" not 4" 🙄."
11 hours ago
John F replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"Thanks Paul very useful information , much appreciated . 
👍"
12 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to PGM's discussion Roof Rack Query
"I've also hit my ladder clamp on a bar at a play park. Marks still there, much to my childrens amusement. I saw someone Knock a bike off a roof rack back in the 90's 😂"
yesterday
Billybop replied to Peter sellers's discussion Sealey earth auger
"Sealey used to be known as a good make for things like jump start packs for vehicles, etc. but in the last few years I too have noticed many of their items are essentially the same product as some other less well known brands with a lower price point"
yesterday
Richard Taylor posted a blog post
Managing Director, Richard Taylor, was very pleased to be awarded Planet Mark Certification of the company’s carbon footprint at the RTM Show Live on 7th September. This sustainability certification is the result of rigorous, transparent measurement…
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Fusion Media posted a blog post
A newly installed Hunter irrigation system, supplied by KAR UK, is part of a long-term plan to help futureproof Leicester Tigers’ Mattioli Woods Welford Road Stadium, according to Head Groundsman Ed Mowe.With a CV boasting positions at Leicester…
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Peter sellers replied to Peter sellers's discussion Sealey earth auger
"First time we've needed one in 40 years of planting even with the downtime we're still financially ahead"
yesterday
Paul Errington replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"We have a Bosch, 230v domestic-grade shredder. It's very good for anything up to 35-40mm diameter.
Next is an Eliet Major shredder. it's several years old and has been very reliable. It's rated to shred  branches up to 55mm (4") diameter and has a…"
yesterday
John F replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"Thanks Paul . Out of interest what  make of small  shredder / chipper would you recommend for pruned /coppiced branches ?
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yesterday
Paul Errington replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"We have a Billy Goat vacuum and a couple of turf lifters. Trouble is, we're based a very long way from you!
Can't say we have a problem with user damage; not to the turf lifters anyway....:)"
yesterday
Paul Doyle replied to Peter sellers's discussion Sealey earth auger
"How much time did you loose by buying and then returning twice the cheap machine, apart from the stop starting of the work.Surly that's the moral of the story , no??… An Auger is a must for anyone doing planting, what is it £ 600 for an echo??. I…"
yesterday
PGM replied to PGM's discussion Roof Rack Query
"Thanks for those recommendations, I shall look into them further. Appreciated "
yesterday
John F replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"Had problems hiring turf cutters in the past as all local hire companies said they were not cost effective due to user abuse . 
A billy goat is one of those machines which is useful when you need it for leaf clearance but doubt would get much use…"
yesterday
John F replied to PGM's discussion Roof Rack Query
"I have some Thule bars which do unlock but more to it . I could be wrong but constant unscrewing and refitting of the tension bolts to remove and refit might compromise their effectiveness if done on a regular basis , Once fitted i tend to leave any…"
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to Paul Errington's discussion Equipment you would like to rent, but can't find
"Sorry David, it was meant as a joke! Sky hooks/long wait/tartan paint/left handed screw driver."
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Sealey earth auger

Thought I'd share our experiences after purchasing a Sealey earth auger. Needed for a 2000 hole planting job . Wanted the convenience of our own machine rather than hiring and budget wouldn't justify a Stihl machine at a£1000.Plenty of earth augers…

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4 Replies · Reply by Billybop yesterday
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Roof Rack Query

Looking for a bit of help re roof racks. Current van is the new shape Peugeot Expert. I use the van a fair bit out of work too and often have to go under those 2m high barriers at places. Without a roof rack the van just about fits under them. Does…

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7 Replies · Reply by Honey Badger yesterday
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Echo PB 9010T

We currently use the Echo PB 8010 blowers,  awesome machines. Seen that Echo have now bought out the PB 9010T which has more power , 48 Newtons as opposed to 44 Newtons with the 8010.Struggling to find any in the UK anyone know of any dealers…

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2 Replies · Reply by Peter sellers on Saturday
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