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Dennis & SISIS have announced an exciting new free-to-attend Groundcare Seminar which has been designed with education in mind for those involved in groundcare on a variety of sports turf topics.

The seminar, which will take place at St. Albans School

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A volunteer groundsman at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club in the West Midlands has praised the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system after the club purchased it based on a recommendation from Keith Kent, head groundsman for the RFU.

Founded i

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SISIS success at Shrewsbury School

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has reported excellent results from using a range of SISIS equipment to maintain the School’s widely praised sports pitches.

Shrewsbury School is one of the country's leading co-educational independ

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Over 130 cricket groundsmen made their way to Cheltenham College for the second ever Dennis and SISIS’ Cricket Pitch Renovation Day, which featured a mix of thought provoking indoor presentations and outdoor practical demonstrations.

The event, which

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Lawrence Ryan, course manager at Overstone Park Resort, believes that the SISIS tractor mounted Flexibrush delivers fantastic results on the picturesque fairways at the Northampton based golf course. 

Set in 193 acres of Victorian countryside, Oversto

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Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7 August and those wishing to attend are encouraged to register soon to avoid disappointment.

Since 2011, the D

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from the School’s cricket wickets.

Set over 120 acres with approximately 800 pupils, Shrewsbury School is

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The 2018 Dennis and SISIS Spring / Summer bowling green maintenance seminars finished in style with over 350 people in attendance across the eight venues and an overwhelming number of greenkeepers wanting to attend the educational events.

"The seminar

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David Hodgson, groundsman and president at the Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club in Headingley, Leeds, believes that a lot more local cricket clubs would see significant improvements if they used a SISIS Rotorake TM1000 tractor mounted scarifier.

Es

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The Dennis FT510 and SISIS Dart are currently helping Mark Audin prepare the green at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool, for the biggest national tournament in the crown green bowling calendar.

Regarded as the ‘Wembley’ of crown green bowling, The Waterlo

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Lee Ballard, senior groundsperson at the University of Kent (UKC) in Canterbury, believes that his new SISIS Flexicomb is the perfect tool to help extend the life of one of the University’s synthetic sports surfaces.

Canterbury in Kent may well be kno

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Dennis and SISIS have announced key dates and locations for their 2018 bowling green maintenance seminars.

Committed to educating greenkeepers and raising the standards of bowling greens, Dennis and SISIS have long supported the sport of bowls. Their

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid.

Shrewsbury School is

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SISIS the solution at the VMAC

Sergio Pedroza, Fields & Grounds Manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, recently purchased three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers and has reported significant improvements on both the indoor synthetic surface and

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The first of the 2018 Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminars has been announced and will take place at the Ipswich & District Indoor Bowls Club on Tuesday 13th March.

Dennis and SISIS have a long history of supporting the sport of bowls a

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Dennis & SISIS to exhibit at GIS 2018

Dennis & SISIS have announced that they will be exhibiting at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas on February 7-8.

Over recent years Dennis & SISIS have enjoyed huge success at GIS and this is se

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Dennis and SISIS heading to STMA 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing a range of market leading turf maintenance equipment at the 2018 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference and Exhibition, which will be taking place January 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas.

As the Dennis and S

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Dennis and SISIS at BTME 2018

Dennis and SISIS will once again be exhibiting at BTME 2018 on stand A5 where greenkeepers, course managers and turf managers will be able to view an extensive range of turf maintenance equipment.

With a focus on aeration, scarification and mowing, vi

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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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Matthew Hills and Mr Matthew Hewitt joined Landscape Juice Network
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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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