Golf Course Management

OCT 2014

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98 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 10.14 (Product news) Kohler Engines announced that its 1,028-cc, 3-cylinder diesel engine is now powering two Polaris off-road vehicles. The Kohler KDW1003 will be stan- dard on 2015 model year Ranger Diesel and Ranger Crew diesel vehicles. The liquid-cooled KDW1003 engine meets all EPA Tier 4 fnal, CARB and EURO emissions standards due to its indirect fuel-injection system and high-effciency combustion. Contact Kohler Engines, 800-544-2444 (www.kohlerengines.com). Off-road POWER Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. launched three new mid-size excavator models: R140LC-9A, R160LC-9A and R180LC- 9A. They are designed to provide operators with enhanced features and benefts compared to previous models. They have been powered with Tier 4 interim, turbo-charged Perkins 1204E engines, which have fully automatic regeneration control strategies. Contact Hyundai, 678-823-7777 (www.hceamericas.com). Toro released its latest guide, Micro-Sprinklers for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) . The guide describes the micro-sprinkler system, its benefts, and provides basic design and installation information. "Micro-Sprinkler IPM system application rates are very low, ranging from 0.03 to 0.29 inch per hour on a 20-foot grid, compared to 0.20 to 0.35 inch per hour with conventional sprinkler systems," says Inge Bisconer, technical marketing and sales manager for Toro Micro-Irrigation. "The lower application rate helps ensure maximum crop-washing time with minimal runoff." To access or download Toro's IPM guide, or to learn more about drip irrigation, visit www.driptips.toro.com. Hannay Reels 1500 Series has lightweight, compact hose reels that are ideal for long hose lengths in lawn care, pest control, steam cleaning and pressure washing applications. Manual reels include cam-lock drag Hyundai

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