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SISIS Quadraplay helps new groundsman

Lawrence Brown may have only just embarked on a career in groundsmanship (2 months in fact) but he’s already chosen the perfect partner to help him at Ilford Rugby Club in the form of a SISIS Quadraplay.

Ilford Wanderers Rugby Football Club has been e

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Nigel Mortimore, Head Groundsman at Topsham Rugby Football Club, is a strong believer in first impressions – and his SISIS Quadraplay is helping him to create a pitch that opposition teams will long remember.   

A retired Physical Education teacher, N

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Two SISIS machines have helped Ian Fraser, Head Greenkeeper at Pitmedden Bowls Club in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, turn around the fortunes of the green and transform it into one of the best in Scotland.

Ian and his family have a long affinity with Pitmedde

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Synthetic sports surfaces require a good maintenance programme in place from the very beginning. Failure to maintain the surface could lead to issues such as compaction, loss of porosity, inconsistent playing characteristics, damaged fibres and conta

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Clive Brown, a volunteer groundsman, has praised the SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk. 5 after it helped him pick up an award for the best ground in the Lincolnshire Cricket Premier League.  

“In terms of loyalty, I like to think that I’m old school,” said Cliv

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Dennis and SISIS are celebrating an impressive decade of groundcare seminars this year. In this article, we look at the history and development of the seminars and how they have proved to be so beneficial for so many of the unsung heroes in a wide va

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The removal of Carbendazim from the groundcare market meant that St Albans School needed an alternative solution to combating worm casts and they found exactly what they were looking for in the SISIS Quadraplay.

Ian Smith, turf consultant for St Alban

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The aptly named Storm Dennis certainly didn’t prevent the annual Dennis and SISIS groundcare seminar from going ahead, and by all accounts it once again inspired, educated and offered real solutions. 

Hosted at the Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirate

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Dennis and SISIS Groundcare Seminar 2020

The Dennis and SISIS 2020 Groundcare Seminar will take place at Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Riverside on Tuesday 18th February and is yet again set to educate and inspire.

Sports turf is the theme and a wide range of volunteers and professio

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Syn-Pro a clean sweep at Colliers Park

The Syn-Pro SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweeper by SISIS is providing Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager, at Colliers Park, with a certain peace of mind.

Welsh football recently received a boost after a new training and development c

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SISIS keeps turf healthy at Colliers Park

Two SISIS machines are helping to keep the natural grass pitches clean and healthy at Colliers Park according to Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager.

Colliers Park in Gresford, Wales has recently benefitted from a major renovation following th

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Dennis and SISIS will feature a wide range of quality turf maintenance products on booth 1122 at the Golf Industry Show (GIS), which is taking place at the Orlando Convention Center, Florida on January 29-30.

From tee to green, Dennis and SISIS provid

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Dennis and SISIS off to Sunshine State

Dennis and SISIS are heading to West Palm Beach, Florida on January 13-16, to exhibit at the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference & Exhibition.

The British manufacturers have exhibited at the show for a number of years, which takes place

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SISIS Osca justifies pitch investment

Once Warwick School had decided to invest in a new synthetic pitch, Grounds Manager Duncan Toon felt that the SISIS Osca 3 tractor-mounted oscillating brush was the only machine that could maintain the new surface effectively and truly justify the ma

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Andrew Brough, head groundsman at Wolverhampton Rugby Union Football Club, claims that the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system, has helped him in his personal quest to improve the standard of pitches.

It is safe to say that Andrew is Wolve

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SISIS Variseeder: The Master at Matlock  

 

Derek McJannet, head greenkeeper at Matlock Golf Club, claims that the SISIS Variseeder 1300 has proved to be a fantastic asset and has signalled some huge improvements to the stunning course in Derbyshire.

Founded in 1906, Matlock Golf Club is situa

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Syn-Pro by SISIS thrives at Beaumont

A range of Syn-Pro equipment by SISIS is helping Cameron Flitten, head groundsman for De Montfort University at Beaumont Park, keep the synthetic surfaces in impeccable condition.

With the emergence of synthetic surfaces becoming more common over the

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Open forum activity

John Culpin replied to Graeme Robinson's discussion K-REND COSTS
"Hi Graeme
We rendered the back of my house last year with K Rend - I'm just a landscaper but my right hand man was a plasterer so he did the technical bit.
I would say that £500 would probably be a fair rate for your job as it is quite small , so…"
5 hours ago
Keith posted a discussion
Any help would be appreciated I've been asked to replant 12 concrete 'bowls' ...they are about 30 inches in diameter and 16 inches deep at the lowest point ...and it requires a watering system they are spaced out over a distance of 70 feet with the…
6 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Pressure washing your kit/machinery, who does it?
"I would say never use a pressure washer. I always service my own machinery, but when the local Dealer used to do it they always pressure washed it first. So every year, about two to three weeks after using it again in spring, I would hear a bearing…"
8 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"In the UK Irish guys were accused on being the sellers of dodgy Makita tools out of the back of vans, in California it was Mexicans.
Same tools, same type of operation, thousands of miles apart and possibly the same types of prejudices."
19 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"A discussion about fake Makita tools from sixteen years ago.
https://www.finehomebuilding.com/forum/are-there-fake-makita-drills..."
19 hours ago
Billybop replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"those were the days lol, now it's some master mind on another continent scamming and his hench men posting out the knock off gear from their uk distribution centre"
21 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"There used to be guys driving around trying to sell fake Makita tools out of the back of vans, they only weighed half of what their should have done and if you held them up and looked through the vents the motor was about a third of the size it was…"
22 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Liability when drilling walls ?
"The whole structure looks a bit fragile , very unsightly . 
I wonder if the damaged area can be chisled out and repaired with some coloured mortar ?"
22 hours ago
Dave replied to John F's discussion Liability when drilling walls ?
"This is what I mean about drilling into brick! It wasn't me, a new garden and obviously they didn't use a big enough drill bit!"
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Anthony Toop replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Pressure washing your kit/machinery, who does it?
"I just use a garden hose 2 or 3 times a year, to rinse down the mower, maybe a bit of degreaser spray, wipe off/dry with kitchen towel/rag and that does the trick. I do re-oil the moving parts and the cables each time it's washed as well, not just…"
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Billybop replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"i have the makita job radios and coffee maker but haven't tried the garden tools. Bought a very realistic fake 18v makita battery on ebay recently, very convincing including makita branded packaging, etc. However within minutes of close scrutiny I…"
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Andrew Betteridge replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"However Makita warn against trying to push the batteries too hard, once the tool slows down or stops don’t let it rest to recover a bit then run it again.
Also take spare batteries with you and don’t recharge the tool batteries using an inverter in…"
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Billybop replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"I think Stihl and Ego are pretty good, I also use a lot of Bosch 36V, which are very good packs as well but killed a charger one time running too many batteries through it in succession on a warm ish day which caused the charger itself to over heat…"
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Andrew Betteridge replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Lithium iron batteries thought's on optimum charge time's.
"To quote Stihl, who expect you to be charging the batteries twice every working day:
The use of a quick charger has no detrimental effect on the useful life of the battery.
The battery and charger are intelligently connected during the entire charge…"
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Watering system for containers

Any help would be appreciated I've been asked to replant 12 concrete 'bowls' ...they are about 30 inches in diameter and 16 inches deep at the lowest point ...and it requires a watering system they are spaced out over a distance of 70 feet with the…

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K-REND COSTS

Hi All,Does anybody have any idea on the cost of K-rend? I am looking to have a seat (solid concrete blocks) rendered for a client in white. It is about 4sqm of surface and 18m of beading?What would be the typical cost for supply and install. I have…

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