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  • Show Season is Upon Us

    As everyone in the industry knows it is show season.  It is a great time to connect with dealers, customers, potential customers, old friends, new friends and other vendors who you generally see at trade shows, dealer meetings, demo days etc.  This year I have three in a row – STMA, FenceTech and the GIS.  […]

    Posted at January 13, 2017 »By admin »Categories Uncategorized »
  • 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 […]

    Posted at July 14, 2015 »By Marketing »Categories Machines,Testimonials,Tips of the Trade »
  • 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, […]

    Posted at May 13, 2015 »By Marketing »Categories Uncategorized »
  • 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 […]

    Posted at November 5, 2014 »By Marketing »Categories Machines »
  • 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 […]

    Posted at October 10, 2014 »By Marketing »Categories Tips of the Trade »
  • 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 […]

    Posted at September 24, 2014 »By Marketing »Categories Accessories,Machines »
  • Hover Trimmer

    The Hover Trimmer is dynamic attachment that turns any professional grade string trimmer into a beast.  The four edge blade will cut through thick or thin, dense or sparse, wet or dry with ease.  All the while, the protective cover shields the operator from almost all debris AND creates a hover effect that actually makes […]

    Posted at February 1, 2013 »By admin »Categories Machines,Tips of the Trade »
  • Bow Dry

                  The BowDry is a revolutionary ground drying machine that is designed to efficiently and effectively remove standing water from any surface. It is strong, light weight, quiet, easy to use and a “green” machine. The four wheel chassis evenly distributes weight to keep the turf in pristine condition […]

    Posted at January 11, 2013 »By admin »Categories Uncategorized »
  • Masport Olympic 660 Reel Mower

    With the STMA show just about here, I want to focus on one of our machines that is a perfect fit for the sport turf market place – The Olympic 660 Reel Mower from Masport. The Olympic is a 26” wide reel mower for an excellent cut on infields and specialty areas.  Its six blade […]

    Posted at January 4, 2013 »By admin »Categories Machines »
  • Tips of the Trade: Extend the Life of Your Engine

    When using the Allen 418H or 421H on a steep slope, there is a trick that I have learned from mechanics and superintendents that will help extend the life of the engine. This is going to sound a little odd, but try using two-stroke fuel in the Honda GCV-160 engine. Here is why this helps: […]

    Posted at August 17, 2012 »By admin »Categories Machines,Tips of the Trade »
  • Put the Wire Brush Wheel to Work for You

    One of the accessories Seago offers that always grabs people’s attention at shows is the Wire Brush Wheel on the Atom Professional Cart Path Edger. “What is that thing for?” is a common question. The Wire Brush Wheel is specially designed to work with edging along asphalt, curbs or fence lines, in crevices or seems […]

    Posted at August 10, 2012 »By admin »Categories Accessories »