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Visitors vote SALTEX 2018 the best yet

The SALTEX 2018 post-show visitor survey has revealed that an overwhelming amount of attendees felt that SALTEX 2018 was the best and most vibrant show to date.

SALTEX at the NEC, Birmingham has again proved to be the annual meeting place…

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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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New Innovation Hub at SALTEX

New for 2018, SALTEX visitors can expect to see and experience the very latest groundscare ingenuity in a new area on the show floor which is purely dedicated to innovation and new concepts in grounds management.

SALTEX plays host to the…

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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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After winning the SALTEX College Cup for the second year running, students from CAFRE College in Antrim, Northern Ireland, enjoyed an unforgettable experience of helping with pitch preparations at the 2018 Six Nations Championships at BT…

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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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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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Open forum activity

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…
47 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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