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REGULAR FEATURES COVER The Kohler range of generators includes; industrial and commercial generators, home and small business generators, marine generators, and portable generators. EPG Engines is proud to be the exclusive Australian distributors of Kohler Generators. PN6806_PEAFRONT_JulyAujust_2022_FA.indd 1 1/06/2022 2:12:34 PM Print Post Approved PP 100002231 www.power-equipment.com.au INSIDE The Big Challenge can Australians manufacture again Pave the Way with permeable paveme nts Electro Weeding for herbicide resistant weeds Volume 43 No. 4 July - August 2022 JAK Max - your complete forestry parts supplier TOLL FREE sales@jakmax.com.au P: 1800 604 281 www.jakmax.com.au F: 1800 199 758 FASTEST GROWING FORESTRY BRAND ON THE GLOBAL MARKET TODAY l Sold in 87 countries worldwide l Massive range l Top quality l Competitive pricing l Display stands l Ready to hang accessories l Easy to read packaging l Australian owned saw chain factory Exclusive to JAK Max SPECIAL FEATURES Editor’s Column................................................... 6 News........................................................................ 7 Research & Development................................. 11 Operator Profile.................................................. 12 Computer Guru.................................................. 15 Tech Talk.............................................................. 15 Marketing............................................................. 24 Turf Care.............................................................. 30 New Products...................................................... 32 Diary Dates.......................................................... 34 Kubota - a century of powering on................. 14 STIHL Celebrates 50 Years Down Under.... 18 The Next Generation of Generators.............. 26 The Big Challenge - can Australians be manufacturers again?. ... 28 JULY - AUGUST 2022 | POWER EQUIPMENT AUSTRALASIA | 5

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