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BEACON Ballfields Exclusive Weekly Tips ! ( Nov. ’17 ) !

Nov. 13, 2017       |       BeaconAthletics.com        |       Ballfields.com

THIS WEEK’S FIELD TIP

Give Me Some Water — I grew up in California, in the San Francisco area. Over the course of the first twenty-five years of my life we experienced a major drought and some other moderate droughts, too. If you have ever lived in an area where water scarcity is a concern, your role as a groundskeeper or sports turf manager becomes heavily scrutinized in a hurry. “Why on earth are you watering dirt?!!!!” Believe me, I heard that loudly a number of times in my teens and early twenties, when I was tending to fields or working as a baseball coach in California. To the novice, the notion of watering around home plate, on the baselines and the infield dirt is about dust control. To the grounds manager on a baseball field, watering dirt is about ensuring that the entire soil profile players hit, pitch, run and field on has sufficient moisture not just on the surface, but through the surface… Read the rest of Larry DiVito’s article about managing moisture on your fields at Ballfields.comGive Me Some Water

Visit Ballfields.com frequently for tips & articles andGroundskeeperU.com for online training.

1″ GH Field Hose (50′ or 100′)  SAVE $19-$30

IN STOCK: Ships within 24 hours!  Improved design, this hose handles a working pressure up to 150 psi. Constructed with a smooth PVC inner tube.  — Reg. $125-$199  NOW $106-$169 (offer valid for the 1″ hose 50′ or 100′ only thru Nov 30)

Hollywood Impact Double 1st Base  SAVE $24

IN STOCK: Ships within 24 hours!  Patented chevron design allows the base to compress upon impact. Heavy-duty, molded rubber construction. Reg. $159  NOW $135 (valid for single double 1st base only thru November 30)

OPEN BOX ITEM OF THE WEEK

OPEN BOX Item — Puddle Pump Combo — SAVE $98!  — This is a great opportunity. This exclusive combo includes: the puddle pump and 25′ hose, as well as the quick hose coupling. Pumps muddy water at a rate of 20 gal per minute. Base disc keeps mud out of the pump. Slightly-used condition.Puddle Pump Combo

Fresh specials. Great Deals for November!

Click for great deals and superior value from the Beacon Store. We’re highlighting selected products from The Ultimate Ballfield Resource. Our motivation is to help you work smarter with innovative products and to help you make your ballfields more playable and safe. We’ve been helping America maintain and improve its fields since 1948. And remember, if you’re not happy, we’re not happy. If something’s not right, we’ll refund your purchase price and pay for the return shipping. We guarantee 100% satisfaction. Whatever you need for your ballfield, think Beacon. 

View this month’s specials

Get the Ultimate Ballfield Resource…

If you need it for your field, you’ll find it here. Request your copy today. Our 2017 catalog is a complete listing of products to keep you rolling with everything you need all season long.

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