Equipment

  • A low-cost wash pad solution

    April 2019
    A New York club’s self-contained system has slashed water use, curbed environmental impact, and provided a model for other businesses looking to better manage grey water.
  • Shop: Diesel engine smoke

    February 2019
    Smoke told the stories behind two diesel engines’ troubles, and both ended up having straightforward solutions.
  • Shop: Corrosion control

    June 2018
    Corrosion never quits, but damage can be curbed with easy additional maintenance during routine servicing and by using the right stuff when replacing parts.
  • Shop: Lubricating O-rings

    April 2018
    Pure silicone oil used as an O-ring lubricant allows for better installation and protects the gaskets from damage.
  • Effects of the DryJect or AIR2G2 on bentgrass greens

    December 2017
    With funding from the Environmental Institute for Golf, researchers are testing the effects of the DryJect, AIR2G2 machines and conventional cultural methods on turf performance and soil physical properties.
  • Shop: Don’t trust — verify

    October 2017
    For a veteran technician, a recent timing chain replacement emphasized the importance of verifying when troubleshooting in the shop.
  • Electric maintenance equipment: Can you hear me now?

    July 2017
    While the economic and environmental advantages of electric maintenance equipment are particularly appealing, plugging in also offers additional benefits. A Tennessee superintendent provides an in-depth look at electrifying one’s fleet.
  • Shop: Torque tech

    June 2017
    A digital torque adapter makes calibrating torque wrenches easy, and increases the likelihood that equipment leaving the shop after service will keep performing out on the course.
  • Oil testing: Less waste, lower costs

    October 2016
    Abiding by a one-size-fits-all recommendation for changing the oil on your equipment could be unnecessarily upping your course’s maintenance costs and waste output.
  • The fundamentals of frequency of clip

    November 2012
    Adding this easy measurement to your toolbox can improve the quality of your turf — think increased ball roll without lowering height of cut — while cutting maintenance time and costs.