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With the season fast approaching, an overwhelming number of greenkeepers made their way to the recent Dennis and SISIS Bowling Green Maintenance Seminar, in order to gain advice and tips on best practice. 

The popular seminars, which are designed to e

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The Dennis and SISIS Groundcare Seminar took place at St. Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 19 February with delegates all claiming it was a huge success.

For a number of years, the Dennis and SISIS pre-season indoor seminars have

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Dennis & SISIS have announced an exciting new free-to-attend Groundcare Seminar which has been designed with education in mind for those involved in groundcare on a variety of sports turf topics.

The seminar, which will take place at St. Albans School

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A visit to the Dennis stand on E070 at IOG SALTEX 2018 will show how the company’s range of world class turf maintenance equipment enables turf professionals to benefit from cutting edge technology. 

 Taking centre stage on the Dennis Mowers stand wil

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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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The 2018 Dennis and SISIS Spring / Summer bowling green maintenance seminars finished in style with over 350 people in attendance across the eight venues and an overwhelming number of greenkeepers wanting to attend the educational events.

"The seminar

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After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, drew up a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine turf mower saw off competition to receive a unanimous vote from himself and his team.

The illustrious

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The Dennis FT510 and SISIS Dart are currently helping Mark Audin prepare the green at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool, for the biggest national tournament in the crown green bowling calendar.

Regarded as the ‘Wembley’ of crown green bowling, The Waterlo

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The national football team won’t be the only team of professionals flying from England to Russia this summer. In fact, a whole fleet of Dennis G860 cylinder mowers will already be making their mark in Russia before the England squad is even announced

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Dennis and SISIS have announced key dates and locations for their 2018 bowling green maintenance seminars.

Committed to educating greenkeepers and raising the standards of bowling greens, Dennis and SISIS have long supported the sport of bowls. Their

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Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.

Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious Shrewsbury School for nea

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The first of the 2018 Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminars has been announced and will take place at the Ipswich & District Indoor Bowls Club on Tuesday 13th March.

Dennis and SISIS have a long history of supporting the sport of bowls a

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Dennis & SISIS to exhibit at GIS 2018

Dennis & SISIS have announced that they will be exhibiting at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas on February 7-8.

Over recent years Dennis & SISIS have enjoyed huge success at GIS and this is se

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Dennis and SISIS heading to STMA 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing a range of market leading turf maintenance equipment at the 2018 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference and Exhibition, which will be taking place January 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas.

As the Dennis and S

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Open forum activity

Billybop replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"I have the bosch GML50 a big cube thing which is crazy heavy and no DAB. Although I have DAB on it through a mini DAB radio velcroed to the top, which works well. Then I bought a little AEG job radio which is the most portable of them all. Also have…"
5 minutes ago
Luke brooks replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"I can relate to a collection 
originally had a Bosch cubed site radio but it just stopped working after 7 years service 
double the price of my current hitachi radio as I had a deal with screwfix on the ususl drill &impact driver & radio bank…"
15 minutes ago
Luke brooks replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"I bought the blue tooth ear defenders and they are very good 
emphasise on safety ear protection noise cancelling not really really loud for black sabbath or Abba depending on your music taste but can't hear a thing with noise cancelling so…"
25 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"that does surprise me as they already have a wide range of stihl branded clothing, kid's toys and all manner of random stuff. I suppose i could make my own stihl radio by cannabalising some broken cordless and ordering a few parts like a couple of…"
33 minutes ago
Greg Francis replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"So I asked Stihl and they have no plans for a radio. Their main concentration is on power tools. they do Bluetooth radio headphones which you could get. "
46 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"yes i was thinking why no Stihl Job radio the other day. If they made one it would probably take a range of their batteries ie AK, AP and maybe even the little ones used in the pruners. I seem to collect job radios and it would be great to have an…"
1 hour ago
Luke brooks replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"Yh they are great the wheeled ones but very heavy 
sadly on demo it stopped working snd they still not sure   why 
still in there infancy to the market so I'm sticking with my hondas for now 
if you do speak  to Stihl ask When will they will bring…"
2 hours ago
Greg Francis replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"I wouldn't get your hopes up. I asked Stihl about that few weeks ago and basically it would make the machine too expensive and nothing wrong with the Briggs. I think the rm655rs is a lot of money for what you get. The roller is fairly useless from…"
2 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"I enquired about the Stihl mower but am waiting till spring as they may be replacing the old dated Briggs engine with my preferred Kawasaki engine 
the demo model was ok on test but prefer Kawasaki from personal choice "
9 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Steven Mills's discussion Escallonia hedge reduction
"It would best be pruned after flowering late spring but if the client wants now it's fine but will look butt ugly till it reshoots in warmer weather "
9 hours ago
John F replied to Steven Mills's discussion Escallonia hedge reduction
"I have being trimming back (quite hard) a pink one for the last three years always second week in September . There is never really much growth each visit as they are slow growing but it flowers really well so they tell me . 
A reduction of 18…"
10 hours ago
Greg Francis replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"Have you seen the youtube videos on the machines? Stihl collects best in soaking wet but many areas it fails. Prrostripe best all round. best engine and gearbox and HOC options. The best blade for any new 56 pro and prostripe is the 56 blade dating…"
10 hours ago
Greg Francis replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Is anyone working either of these mowers? Feed back appreciated. ?
"my 48 pro had a leaky gearbox after season 1. then that sorted with winter service with the speed reduction kit fitted too and now the bbc top pulley broke so it was useful but all. 2020 models have a stronger bbc top pulley so shouldnt be a problem…"
10 hours ago
Greg Francis replied to Peter sellers's discussion TORO PROSTRIPE 560 REVIEW
"They told me at saltex 2019 that they did thousands of hours of testing. Which is shocking considering the fauults in the first year. Needing to design new blade, top bbc pulley, roller bearings strengthening plate and revised transmision speed for…"
11 hours ago
Greg Francis replied to Peter sellers's discussion TORO PROSTRIPE 560 REVIEW
"What you said Peter was more or less what I have been saying throughout 2019 season and 2020 on social media and youtube reviews. Hayter 56 pro i think they are making a large mark up. rubbish engine and the gearbox system doesnt work well, works…"
11 hours ago
David Benson replied to Ed Fox's discussion slatted screens above fencing height
"i would not like to say if you would get away with that it depends on how far away from the fence it is going to be and what the neighbours are like "
11 hours ago
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