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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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Reesink Turfcare, Sherriff Amenity and McConnel have been announced as the final three companies competing to get their hands on the SALTEX 2018 Innovation Award. 

After making its successful debut at last year’s show, the SALTEX 2018…

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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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Neal replied to Neal's discussion viking mb 450 info
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John F replied to Neal's discussion viking mb 450 info
" Dont know much about the MB 450 but bought a used viking 545 roller model and its proved to be a very good buy with regatds to cutting wet grass and collection , leaves a nice finish too . 
If its in good condition i would probably snap it up but c…"
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David Benson replied to Adam Patterson's discussion New strimmer being purchased
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’m heading to buy a new strimmer on Monday,I’m looking a straight shaft, loop handle, lightweight and low vibrations, would also like to be able to add a chainsaw or hedge trimmer head over time.we currently use Makita but are changing as they nowhe…
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We used Fieldmotion for just over a year and generally it worked ok but came away from it for a couple of reasons, firstly my employees mobile phone data was being drained each month especially if their uploading photos also the cost is £25…"
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William Beard replied to Neal's discussion km 100 extension question
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Ian Hartmann replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Van security
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Good value strimmer

afternoon everyone, looking for advice recommendations on a decent replacement petrol strimmer.  Been through some mitox previously but as I’ve read on here they’ve proven not to be reliable or dependable over a period of time. Theres always the…

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0 Replies · Reply by Ben Carter 29 minutes ago

km 100 extension question

Hi Guys I've just bought a stihl Kombi and I was wondering (as I havent used it yet) if the saw attachment is more powerful without the 1m extension pole attached ? or the same without it ?? over the moon with it as i only paid £250 for the unit ,…

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7 Replies · Reply by William Beard on Saturday