Frequently Asked Questions

Is this REAL game used turf from New Era Field?

100% YES! This is the actual turf removed from the playing field in Orchard Park, NY. 

 

How did you acquire the field?

When the field was removed for replacement, Erie County (the owners of the stadium) auctioned the material to the public. The Buffalo Turf Company was the high bidder. We transported the material from where it was stored at ECC South to our facility for processing.

 

Is this even legal?

Yes, this is completely legal. All parties involved have been consulted and we are clear to proceed!

 

How do I know this is authentic?

All orders will include a certificate certifying the authenticity of the product purchased. The legitimacy of The Buffalo Turf Company and the documentation that it maintains will authenticate any product purchased on our site. 

If you have any doubts or questions about the authenticity of our products, do not hesitate to reach out to us!

 

 I want to cover a large area with this turf, can you help with that?

Yes, of course we can help with that! If you have a project in mind, please reach out to us ASAP to secure a production slot. We have various sections of the field that can be processed for installation indoors or outdoors.

 

Do you install turf?

No, we do not. We are not installers of turf, and cannot give any advice on the best practices of artificial turf installation.

 

My turf seems dull and dirty compared to the photos, what's up with that?

As the turf sat at New Era Field, it was FULL of sand and rubber. These two materials make up the infill that is installed into the turf. The infill allows the fibers of the turf to stand up straight, and creates a consistent play surface. The league regulators state that a synthetic turf field should have 10lbs of infill per square foot. That is A LOT of material!

Our process for removing the infill involves us cutting the turf to size, and shaking out the infill. This process is the least abrasive to the turf, and most efficient for our purposes. Once we're finished, the amount of dust on the turf is left to preserve the authenticity of the turf. This can be removed simply by running water over your turf. Some people will do this, and others will not. It is out job to preserve the authenticity of the turf, and allow our customers to make the final decision of what it should look like in their collection.

 

How should I care for my turf?

The turf from New Era Field is VERY durable. You should not worry about damaging the product when cleaning. 

We recommend laying out your turf on a flat surface, and rinsing it with clean water. Allow the turf to dry completely, and repeat the process until you are satisfied with the cleanliness of your turf. Remember, we have removed the infill from the turf by shaking it out, and that's it. We do not go through any further processing, as it would reduce the authenticity of the product per our standards.