How to Use a Clegg Hammer

Date: 2/13/2017   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

Clegg Hammer

Using a Clegg Impact Tester, also known as a Clegg Hammer, to understand your athletic field hardness is easier than you may think.

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How to Drag an Infield

Date: 2/13/2017   |    Category: Infield Maintenance

How to Drag an Infield

Dragging the infield skin is one of the most basic, yet most important aspects of taking care of your ballfield.

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Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 4

Date: 12/20/2016   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

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In the final part of our Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf, we explore the role of E-layers and how to best approach painting the synthetic turf that is installed on top of it.

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Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 3

Date: 12/14/2016   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

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You may not realize it, but there are actually many different types of synthetic turf infill these days. In part 3 or our Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf, we focus on the importance of understanding your infill variety and what it means when painting.

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Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 2

Date: 12/6/2016   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

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Synthetic turf comes in a variety of types and each one requires special treatment and care in order for it to thrive. In part two of our Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf, we explore the various turf fibers in the marketplace and the best approach for painting each of them.

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Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 1

Date: 11/29/2016   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

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As synthetic turf companies improve manufacturing techniques, painting and maintaining it has become a whole new ball game. We’ve put together a four part series to help keep you up-to-date. Check out part 1: Four Essentials You Need to Know

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Dura Athletic Field Stencils: How-To Guide

Date: 10/13/2016   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

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Logos can really make a field stand out. Whether showing school pride on Friday night, or dressing up a ball field with a club’s emblem, a few coats of color can go a long way in making any field shine. For some people stencil work is an art form while for others it may seem overwhelming. Regardless if you are a novice or an expert, having the right tools is a must.

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Tracing Pattern How-To Guide

Date: 9/15/2016   |    Category: Tips & Tricks

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So you want to dress up your field. Adding a logo with your team’s colors is a great way to add pizazz to any basic green and white playing surface. However, choosing the right kind of stencil can be a bit daunting. 
 

 
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In Memory of Pioneer Sales Rep – William F. McCabe

Date: 5/9/2016   |    Category: Industry News

Photo of the Pioneer Sales Rep William F. McCabe Passion and purpose. Bill McCabe was put on Earth with a heart filled with great passion and a purpose – to spread infectious optimism, inspire others to see the big picture, and to cherish all that you have been given. That is why it’s so difficult for us to announce the passing of this great man.

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2014 Fields of Excellence Award Winners

Date: 2/19/2015   |    Category: Fields of Excellence®

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We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Fields of Excellence® awards. From a pool of over 250 applicants, Pioneer selected 71 athletic fields. Each field displayed a commitment to excellence. Two of the 71 winners will be honored with a scholarship to give to a deserving student. The scholarship recipients will be announced on Friday, February 27, 2014.

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