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Banquet Table

MAGNOLIA, Ark. -- Southern Aluminum offers its Al-u-lite lightweight folding banquet tables. The company says that because of their aluminum construction they are heat- and fire-resistant, rust- and dent-proof, and will not melt or warp under extreme weather conditions. The company adds that the setup and take-down is easily handled by one person. For more information, call (800) 221-0408 or go to

Sports Equipment Catalog

DALLAS -- The Discounter, a division of Collegiate Pacific Inc., offers its latest catalog. The catalog includes a wide variety of sports and outdoor equipment for volleyball, soccer, baseball, hockey, canoeing, archery and more. Brands carried include Champion, Diamond, Spalding, Indian Archery, STX, Wilson, Brine, Gared, Stearns, Motorola and more. For more information, call (888) 909-8809 or go to

Multi-Component Play System

FORT PAYNE, Ala. -- GameTime introduces its new TreeScape play system that allows children to explore the outdoors through nature-inspired play. The WildSlide and RockSlide add to the natural theme of the play system, and 24-foot SkyBridges connect play events and have secured railing guidance. Components like the trunk climber and overhead rings attached below the SkyBridge provide climbing opportunities and muscle-building activities. It also features a direct-bolt connection system. For more information call (800) 235-2440 or go to

Mid-Cut Mower

BEATRICE, Neb. -- Encore Manufacturing Co. Inc. introduces its Powler Mid Cut, which features a side-to-side articulating floating deck. This deck suspension allows both front wheels to maintain ground contact over rough terrain. A PTO shaft feeds power to the blades and there's a heavy-gauge welded steel deck with special reinforcement channels to control vibration. Disc brakes are standard. The deck is 5 1/2" deep. All Prowlers -- 52", 61" and 72" -- have maintenance-free blade spindles with a two-year warranty on parts and labor, the company says. Prowlers also include 24" Super Turf tires, 6 1/2"-wide front wheels and a low center of gravity. Units can be outfitted with high-horsepower gas or diesel engine options, liquid-cooled and air-cooled, and ROPS option is available. For more information, call (800) 267-4255.

Equipment Rental Catalog

DENVER -- HSS RentX launches its new rental rate guide. The free, 200-page catalog includes specifications for more than 850 models. HSS also debuts a new Web site with e-rental capabilities at Site visitors can browse rental products, rates and services, and place a rental request on-line. For more information, call (877) 711-7368.

Segmented Slide

FORT PAYNE, Ala. -- GameTime's new segmented WildSlide allows children to slide down a straight or curved, narrow chute. The slide features a molded shape and designers of the slide have the ability to manipulate the shape of the slide. The WildSlide is also a component of GameTime's new nature-inspired play system, TreeScape. For more information call (800) 235-2440 or go to

Outdoor Portable Scoreboard

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. -- All American Scoreboards offers a new outdoor portable scoreboard. The slimline unit weighs 28 lbs., and can be easily transported in the trunk of most mid-size vehicles, the company says. Scoring information is displayed on 7 3/4" bright yellow digits. A common power-tool style 9.6V rechargeable battery provides continuous power for more than 25 hours and recharges in 45 minutes. Control is accomplished through a compact hand-held radio (wireless) remote. The scoreboards comes with a two-year limited warranty. For more information call (800) 356-8146.

Aquatic Aerator

KIEL, Wis. -- Aqua Master introduces AquaAir diffused air aeration systems, which provide aeration, circulation and de-stratification for any aquatic environment, the company says. Sizes range from 1/4-1HP with one to six dual self-cleaning membrane diffusers. The diffusers employ a super-fine micro-bubble technology, resulting in oxygen-free transfer rates. For more information, call (800) 693-3144 or go to

Digital Vending Card

FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Maxell Corporation of America has launched its Smart Cash Card, a new digital tool intended to store or substitute available cash in a digital format. The card can be used in vending machines and card access points of sale, including amusement arcades, bridge tolls, parking lot fees, transit fares, snack bar purchases, and food and beverage machines and services. Additional application include meal plans, meal a-la-carte services, point-of-sale, recreational ID, access and security, digitized ID card, inventory, tracking and control. For inputting cash to the Maxell Smart Cash Card, the ADM (automatic deposit machine) reduces cash handling because it provides a secure means where $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills can be deposited and added to the card in real time, the company says. Funds can also be transferred from bank and credit cards on a real-time basis. For more information, call (201) 794-5938 or go to