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Web URL(s):http://www.golfcourseindustry.com/gci1212-junk-yard-equipment.aspx
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http://archive.lib.msu.edu/tic/gcnew/article/2012dec8.pdf
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Author(s):Miller, Monroe
Author Affiliation:Retired Superintendent, Blackhawk CC, Madison, Wis.
Title:What we need is a junkyard
Column Name:The Monroe doctrine
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Source:Golf Course Industry. Vol. 24, No. 12, December 2012, p. 8.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Richfield, Ohio: GIE Media Inc.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Cost efficiency; History; Professional services; Recommendations; Replacement costs; Replacement scheduling
Abstract/Contents:Suggests that "golf courses could really make use of a junkyard dedicated to golf course maintenance machinery," meaning to much money is spent on replacing entire pieces of equipment rather one or two parts. Provides stories of times when a part was taken from a unworkable machine and placed on different equipment, saving time and money. Describes Midwest businesses that "have been created that are essentially sophisticated junkyards for ag equipment." Notes the process is a fraction of the cost of a new part.
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Miller, M. 2012. What we need is a junkyard. Golf Course Industry. 24(12):p. 8.
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http://www.golfcourseindustry.com/gci1212-junk-yard-equipment.aspx
    Last checked: 1/3/2013
http://archive.lib.msu.edu/tic/gcnew/article/2012dec8.pdf
    Last checked: 12/10/2013
    Requires: PDF Reader
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