Golf Course Management

MAY 2014

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05.14 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 93 age is desired or multiple frequencies are available. Contact L-com, 800-341-5266 (www.l-com.com). Blinder Bunker launched Blinder USA , making the company's products, such as the Bunker Liner System, available in America. One of the products, Ecopath, is available in an array of colors that blend in with surrounding areas. Contact Blinder Bunker (www.theblinder.com). General Tools & Instruments released its Multi-Pro Screwdriv- ers (8140/8141/8142), which are made in America and feature the Retractable Bit Cartridge in the handle that makes storing, selecting and changing bits quick and easy while saving toolbox space and reducing the risk of lost parts. The Palm Saver Cap, which the company says is the largest cap surface in the hand tools industry, remains stationary while turning the driver handle, which improves comfort, prevents blisters and enables one-handed use. The EZ-Guide Collar is made to deliver greater control by maintaining alignment between the screwdriver and the fastener. Contact General Tools & Instruments, 800-697- 8665 (www.generaltools.com). AMVAC Chemical Corp. , a subsidiary of American Van- guard Corp. , announced it is the sole distributor of the granular soil fumigant product Basamid G , which is made to eliminate weeds, grasses, nematodes and disease to give new turf a healthy and vigorous start. Basamid G is labeled for use for golf courses, athletic felds, sod farms, home lawns, ornamental sites, feld nurser- ies, turf sites, greenhouses, hoop houses, soil media, interplanting and nonbearing crops. Contact American Vanguard Corp. (www.american-vanguard.com). Stepan and Elevance developed Steposol Met-10U , a surfactant de- rived from natural oils that are targeted to displace solvents and achieve sustainability goals while improving cleaning perfor- mance. The product allows for formulations that are solvent-free, low-VOC and safe and effective to use, the company says. It can be used as an adhesive remover and paint remover. Contact Stepan and Elevance, 847-446-7500 (www.stepan.com). Witt Industries added nine fber- glass products to its line of recep- tacles . The new products are designed to be stylish and functional with a more architecturally sleek look. Witt also added several new fnish options: bronze, copper, gold, stainless steel metal, silver ice and white gold. These are metal patina fnishes with a clear coat fnish. Contact Witt Indus- tries, 800-543-7417 (www.witt.com). Bird-B-Gone offers multiple options for goose control. Bird Chase Su- per Sonic is an audible bird deterrent designed to scare geese and other bird pests away. Migrate Goose Re- pellent works on a goose's taste buds. It is a nontoxic liquid that convinces geese that the grass and other vegetation on your property is unappetizing. Motion- Activated Scarecrow will blast invading geese with a harmless burst of water; geese quickly get the message that the Scarecrow-guarded areas are too bothersome to enter and won't return. Con- tact Bird-B-Gone, 877-820-8205 (www. absolutebirdcontrol.com). Royal St. George's Golf Club , site of 14 British Open championships since 1892, now uses Bernhard Grinders . The club in Sandwich, England, purchased the Express Dual 4000DX and Anglemaster 4000. Contact Bernhard Grinders, 888-474-6348 (www. bernhardgrinders.com). Submit items for "Product News" to hrichman@gcsaa.org 090-093_May14_ProductNews.indd 93 4/16/14 2:54 PM

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