Field Care: Line of Attack

Strategies for painting perfect fields by Patrick White

  Everyone from van Gogh to your local house painter knows that when it comes to painting, it's all about the five Ps: Prior preparation prevents poor performance. It's no different when it comes to lining fields.
  "The prep time - the time it takes to get the machine set up, get the strings laid out, get everything ready - is usually double the time it actually takes to paint a field," says Alan Dungey, sales manager with Great Lakes Athletic Fields (, based in Buffalo, New York. "Any imperfections in your prep work are going to show ... (Read More...)

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