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Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.

In fact, already 70 per cent of the SALTEX 2019 floorplan has been allocated with more than 180 SALTEX 2018 exhibitors returning. Over 40 of these exhibitors…

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From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought provoking debates, career enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at the NEC was a landscape of possibility and prospect for the future…

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On the first day of SALTEX 2018, Sherriff Amenity’s ground-breaking new app, PrecisionPro, was announced as the winner of the second, annual SALTEX Innovation Award.

Established at the show in 2017, the SALTEX Innovation Award was created…

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Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October – 01 November.

It certainly is encouraging times for the show which will be…

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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…

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Since SALTEX 2017 took place at the NEC, Birmingham in November last year, a number of exhibitors are still generating business as a direct result of the show – re-affirming that the exhibition is the must-attend event for any company involved in…

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SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended. 

With over 300 exhibitors and more show features than ever…

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SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

The very first SALTEX Innovation Award celebrated the best in brand new grounds care technology when the show took place at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017.

Making its debut, the…

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Open forum activity

Mark Wills posted a discussion
Best way to detach and rejoin existing artificial grass?Any ideas welcome?cheers
1 hour ago
John Barratt MCIHort replied to John Barratt MCIHort's discussion Pedestrian Stone burier / stone power rake
"Brandon tool hire no longer do this Dave "
6 hours ago
Strut replied to Jon Perry's discussion Honda GCV 170
"A proper (pure Honda) will cost around 40% more but will give you 10 years + , steel deck and OHV engine not OHC.
Rare, expensive but you’ll be happy in 5 years time because it’ll still start, work and perform like the day you bought it "
7 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Eliet Major blades
"Yes thanks Chris, both sides of my current set have just had their last sharpen so I was just thinking ahead really."
8 hours ago
Chris R Selwyn-Smith replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Eliet Major blades
"I expect you have worked this out but you do know they are double sided and can be turned around?"
11 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"A couple of years ago, the lawn one of our regulars 'mysteriously' changed character.  It was rectangular, about 250sq m., it would always get it's scarify, core, weed and feed etc, however this particular year one half was so much better than the o…"
16 hours ago
PGM replied to Chris Lloyd-Davies's discussion Viking MB 655 RS rear roller mower
"Really looking forward to hearing how it performs over the year Andrew. Chris never updated the thread so it's all on you to let us all know how it gets on!! Hope it works out really well for you :)"
17 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"no.... a loss in water feed to the pressure washer won't do any harm..... the motor just keeps running with nothing coming out.   I always run mine with the tap off when I'm finshed  to empty it + the hose..... makes the hose a bit lighter to move +…"
17 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"Many thanks for all the feedback so far .
Question had arisen owing to amount of watering i had to do last week using customers hose pipes and tap connectors , i resorted to using watering cans meaning lots of trips back and forth to outdoor tap due…"
18 hours ago
Graham Smith updated their profile
18 hours ago
David mcmaster replied to John Barratt MCIHort's discussion Pedestrian Stone burier / stone power rake
18 hours ago
john jones replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"Hozelock pro is a vast improvement on the normal range. "
yesterday
Chris White, Mark Wills and Albert-85@hotmail.it joined Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Jim Gibbon replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"All looks very nice to me Dan, great mower too!  Just be careful though because it has been said in this discussion that a sign written van only 'gives the impression that you're professional'. Too many 'tradesmen' fall into that category:)"
yesterday
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"I rate claber stuff, seems a tighter fit but maybe that’s subjective......."
yesterday
Seth Burgess replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"Metal hozelocks/gardena premium are good. Having enough female connectors so you never have to take them off of the hose is even better."
yesterday
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Due to ill health I am changing my maintenance business and can no longer manage the weight and size of this mower and wonder whether anyone here would like it. Weibang Legacy 48 PRO BBC bought in October 2016 and with 221 genuine hours.  Receipts…

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