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Trench Bowling Club has been announced as the winner of the 2023 Best Kept Green in Shropshire, sponsored by Dennis and SISIS.

It’s been a good year for Telford based Trench Bowling Club. Not only has 2023 seen the club celebrate its centenary year bu

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SISIS Machinery will take the spotlight on booth 3557 during the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show 2024 in Phoenix from January 29 to February 1.

Formerly known as the Golf Industry Show, this globally renowned event is a nexus for golf industry profess

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As one of the longest-standing exhibitors at SALTEX, SISIS is looking forward to attending the 77th edition of the show.

For over 90 years SISIS has been designing and manufacturing a range of professional groundcare equipment which is ideal for the m

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SISIS Quadraplay is the helper at Belper

Chris Jordan, Head Groundsman at Belper Town Football Club in Derbyshire, believes that the SISIS Quadraplay helps him to maintain the pitch after high usage on at the Raygar Stadium.

Chris has been working for Belper Town FC for just over a year and

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When the grounds team at Cheltenham Ladies’ College received investment for new equipment, Ross Spry, Head of Grounds and Gardens, decided that SISIS machinery was a good place to start. 

Established in 1853, Cheltenham Ladies’ College is an independe

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SISIS has announced that, for the first time ever at a trade event, it will be showcasing its entire range of products at GroundsFest, held at Stoneleigh Park on 20 and 21 September.

Since 1932 SISIS has designed and manufactured a wide range of profe

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The SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 is an ‘essential’ piece of equipment according to Duncan Austin, Head Groundsman at Prees Cricket and Recreation Club in Shropshire.

Prees Cricket and Recreation Club is one of Shropshire’s premier sports and community club

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The football pitches at Prees Cricket and Recreation Club in Shropshire have significantly benefitted from a SISIS Quadraplay, according to Head Groundsman Duncan Austin.

With a multitude of football teams ranging from under 8’s up to seniors, both me

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Dennis and SISIS recently concluded their annual bowling green maintenance seminar programme, and by all accounts it was another huge success.

Committed to educating greenkeepers and raising the standards of bowling greens, Dennis and SISIS have long

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Dennis and SISIS recently hosted their popular cricket pitch maintenance seminar where 200 delegates had the opportunity to enhance their understanding of future hopes, needs and goals.

Hosted at St Albans School Woollam Trust, the seminar was designe

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Pastures Golf Club in Derby no longer need to rely on a contractor to aerate their fairways after they recently purchased a SISIS Maxislit.  

Set in the grounds of the old Pastures Hospital, Pastures Golf Club is a well-established course built on mea

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A range of SISIS synthetic turf maintenance equipment is helping to keep the ‘Wembley of South Wales’ in excellent condition.

Merthyr Town FC is a non-league team from South Wales. It is a 100% fan owned community club that play in the Southern League

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When Durham County Cricket Club’s 25-year-old SISIS Auto Rotorake needed upgrading, Head Groundsman Vic Demain didn’t have to look very far for a replacement.

“If you go into any cricket shed – from village level up to professional level, you will alw

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Waterhouses FC is the latest grassroots football club to benefit from the new partnership between Dennis, SISIS, Campey Turfcare and the Staffordshire Football Association.

This partnership will be a key component in the Football Association’s goal of

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Open forum activity

Ben Carter replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"Sell it and buy a new one.  Mine went like that I messed about with it still didn't work. Not worth the hassle.  "
4 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"I am assuming you checked the crankshaft main bearings aren't collapsing? They are a stupidly common failure on these and the three blowers I have exhibited similar symptoms (start/die or rough/lumpy running/hard to pull recoil)...
I had one that…"
4 hours ago
Oliver clarkson posted a discussion
Evening what products are people using for black spot on roses, I'm about to run out of my current product which isn't available any more. many thanks 
20 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"I just use a couple of pieces of paper for the gap and then just rotate the flywheel to ensure its not rubbing anywhere.  I set it up when the magnets are pulling the coil onto it with the paper as a sandwich between the two..................holds…"
20 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"You're welcome. 
Im glad you got it working again."
22 hours ago
Jamie replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"Thank you for your replies. As it happens, i just re-alligned the ignition coil slightly just to get it slightly closer to the fly wheel as i noticed one side had a bigger gap than the other, and fingers crossed it's been ok today so far. It does…"
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"Replace there wiring you've probably worn out the kill switch. If it is a flywheel problem stop yanking the pull chord so hard, thats what shears of the flywheel key. I've had three bg86 they get a bit unreliable after 4-5 yrs. They all still run,…"
yesterday
John F replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"Thanks Tim for the useful information , definitely worth mentioning also useful reminder to grease the gears regularly  
I must admit I sometimes forget with my more expensive kit which has the grease thread the grease soons dries out .
My Stihl…"
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"Get the flywheel off is tricky. Strip down both sides of the machine there's two opposing compression nuts you have to loosen the one on the fly wheel side. Use a punch and hammer to gently slide of the compression nut, there's a centre point the…"
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to Jamie's discussion Stihl BG86c problems
"Use a piece of cut plastic milk bottle to get the space right between the ignition coil and flywheel. The flywheel could be the problem. There's key on the flywheel that shears off and knocks the engine timing off. You have to remove the flywheel…"
yesterday
Tim Bucknall replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"All the stihl kit I've got has grub screws for greasing, and stihl do grease in tubes like toothpaste.  Take the screw out (torx) and screw the tube in, squeeze some in.  Should be done quite regularly.  Also on shaft drive machines you should take…"
yesterday
Jamie posted a discussion
Hi all, hope this is in the correct thread.So i've had some BG86c blower problems recently. Long story short, i've replaced the carb with a genuine Stihl carb as my previous one wasn't priming, everything was fine once replaced but on full throttle…
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to John F's discussion Cherry Blossom Tree
"If it's right by a boundary wall it sadly needs to come out. Cherries are one of the worst for causing subsidence. People Are such idiots when it comes to planting tree's."
Thursday
John F replied to John F's discussion Cherry Blossom Tree
"Yes it's not always easy to do the right thing for the tree unfortunately whoever planted it put the wrong tree in the wrong place right next to a boundary wall when it was just a small tree .
Once it's pruned I  can't see it adding any value as it…"
Thursday
Peter sellers replied to Ben Hattersley's discussion Pricing for School grounds maintenance
"Ben, seems that you are in a strong position as you are well thought of by the school as you aren't the obvious choice to quote for something which is not your main business. Are they asking other contractors who do this type of work to quote? If…"
Thursday
Ben Hattersley replied to Ben Hattersley's discussion Pricing for School grounds maintenance
"Yes it seems to be mine field! The school arent happy with the current contractors and to be honest i wouldn't be either. The main concerns of the school are that they are paying for the contract but very little gets done.
Because i try stay away…"
Wednesday
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Stihl BG86c problems

Hi all, hope this is in the correct thread.So i've had some BG86c blower problems recently. Long story short, i've replaced the carb with a genuine Stihl carb as my previous one wasn't priming, everything was fine once replaced but on full throttle…

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