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  • Tips of the Trade: Irrigation Break

    In most places except in the mid-west the sprinklers are running at full blast.  With more water running through the pipes and fittings, that means more of a chance of breaks.  Nothing is worse than having to dig up a big area of grass that is in pretty good shape just to get the water out of the way to fix the problem.  Or, if the water is still running then there isn’t a good ...

    Posted at July 14, 2015 | By : | Categories : Machines,Testimonials,Tips of the Trade | 0 Comment
  • The Magnificent Seven Rides for Charity

    Maybe it is too much time in front of the TV, but I love movies and remember too much about too many.  I can’t remember the names of people thirty second after meeting them, but I can pull out movie lines like nobody’s business.  It makes me good at trivia games and fun at parties, but it doesn’t help at trade shows.   One of my favorite movies ...

    Posted at May 13, 2015 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Part Two: Mowers Make Sense

    In the last blog post I mentioned taking a look at Spyker and Masport as VALUE ORIENTED brands when comparing them to other machines.  Both are different in the way they stack up against their competition but they share the same DNA of VALUE for the dollar.   Looking at Masport and the three of their mowers that Seago sells.   M800 Utility – A straight forward, ...

    Posted at November 5, 2014 | By : | Categories : Machines | 0 Comment
  • You Usually Get What You Pay For

    A few years ago I was in the audience for a panel discussion put on by one of the Golf Industry magazine.  The panel consisted of seven Superintendents from different types of course (private, semi-private, resort, municipal and public) with varying budgets levels.  It is important to note that this is pre-recession so the golf industry was a little healthier then.  The subject of equipment and/or ...

    Posted at October 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Tips of the Trade | 0 Comment
  • The Hi-Lift Kit

    Innovation through teamwork – how working together made the new Hi-Lift kit for the Air Force F-19 Hover Mower a winner:  When we set out to design a new Hi-Lift kit for the F-19 from Air Force Hover Mowers we wanted to make sure we got it right.  Through great collaboration with golf course Superintendents and mechanics, our designers and engineers and our fabricators, we accomplished those three goals in spades.

    Posted at September 24, 2014 | By : | Categories : Accessories,Machines | 0 Comment