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Rykneld Bowling Club, in Derbyshire, has not only benefited from a new SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk5 but has also seen major improvements to the green after various committee members enhanced their greenkeeping knowledge through the Dennis and SISIS virtua

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Dennis & SISIS and Bowls England have announced a new five-year partnership which is aimed at improving playing surfaces, increasing participation and helping to safeguard the future of the sport.

Passionate about helping everyone get the most out of

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Versatile Variseeder key to overseeding

The versatile SISIS Variseeder 1300 has been key to overseeding without disruption according to Simon Marshall, Head Greenkeeper at Wishaw Golf Club.

Simon has been working at the golf club in the West Midlands for an impressive 26 years. It could, ho

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Dennis and SISIS and the Staffordshire Football Association have announced a new partnership which is set to benefit grassroots pitches throughout the county.

For nearly 100 years Dennis and SISIS have been providing world class turf maintenance equip

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Greenkeeper Mark Piper claims that the SISIS Supaturfman has made a remarkable difference to the green at Maldon Bowling Club in Essex.

Maldon, one of the most respectable bowling clubs in Essex, was founded in 1908.

Historically, the green itself was

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After the withdrawal of certain chemicals, Adi Porter, Course Manager at Greetham Valley Golf Club, has found the SISIS Flexibrush to be an ideal solution for dispersing worm casts.

Adi has been working at the East Midlands club for nearly thirty year

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Leaf collection was once a three-man job but is now a one-man job according to Mark Jaques, deputy head greenkeeper at Gillingham Golf Club – thanks to the SISIS Litamina 1200.

Gillingham Golf Club has been situated in Medway, Kent for well over a cen

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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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Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"Petrol has also gone up significantly..."
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Billybop replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"depends on the capacity of battery but maybe 2p more than it was before? best way to do it maybe with one of those electricity monitor power meters that you can plug a 3-pin mains appliance into, and can tell how much power is used during the cycle…"
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Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"If you want to keep an accurate record buy a plug in meter like this
https://cpc.farnell.com/energenie/ener007/power-meter/dp/PL13026"
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PAUL replied to Jim Murray's discussion Stihl Rm655v
"I really rate the 545 series of Stilhs ... Game changers in that size being so lightweight, well balanced and unbelievable wet grass collection so last year i added a 655v .... The good news its pacy in full speed (i speed up rpm's a bit) and…"
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Jonathan Davidson replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"There was a post on here once that I bookmarked for future use but it seems to have disappeared, it may have ended in the archives or gone forever.... it was the topic below and I hava a feeling one of the Andys gave the calculations.... so maybe…"
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John F posted a discussion
Due to the current hike in energy prices is there a simple way of calculating how much its costing to charge up cordless batteries , to be fair i used to absorb the cost due to the fuel saving but now wondering if its adding up to a significant…
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Your more than welcome to visit , don't forget your mower to give me a hand ;) 
Yup after taxi driving for nearly 2 months I'm done 
CANT wait to get back on the tools..."
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Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Very true.
I've always meant to visit Scarborough, looks lovely on the tele.
re plastering... after attempting it in a small toilet, which I describe as rustic, I realise just what a difficult and crap job it is.
In fact, many of the building trades…"
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Yes sunny Scarborough , but there is plasterers who want £550 a room 
Just as there are people who cut lawns for a fiver "
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Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Wow that's cheap. Goes to show the regional variation in prices.
I'd be looking at £250 a day minimum for a plasterer."
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Worked out about £15 an hour which is still a bargain tbh and he had worked for me before so I would rather he got the wage"
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Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"How many hours did he put in each day?"
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Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"The last time I was called young master William was about 1972 by the dinner ladies in primary school but I like it, might get some T-shirts printed. Cheers Viv I'll keep edging my prices up and might get there just before I retire. "
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Neil Darby replied to Jes Gardner's discussion Palm tree
"I have a client who had a mature conifer removed & ground out. They had been in the property for 25 years prior & this was possibly 40ft high. They had no knowledge of anything else being under it.
Once it had been removed I noticed spouts coming…"
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Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Very well put."
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Red diesel

Trying to make sense of the usage restrictions as from April for legal use of red diesel.Only affects us for our Forst chipper, from our understanding it's ok to use red if it's for forestry work but not ok for other tree work, the regulations are a…

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Another Combi Query

I got the new HT-KM, which according to Stihl can run a 1/4 or 3/8 chain & Stihl say that it comes with a 3/8 fitted but mine came with a 1/4.Does anyone know what I would have to change to use a 3/8 ?  I am guessing chain plus sprocket. Thanks

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