Power Equipment Australasia

REGULAR FEATURES charge through autumn ƒWITH THE #1 RATED BRAND FOR GARDEN POWER TOOLS^ ^Claim based on BIS Oxford Report 2023. RATED BRAND # AUSTRALIA’S #1 BRAND FOR GARDEN POWER TOOLS^ Print PostApprovedPP100002231 www.power-equipment.com.au INSIDE Preparing for the next drought now Chainsaw maintenance with STIHL Talking Timber Volume 45 No. 2 March - April 2024 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 COVER SPECIAL FEATURES Charge through autumn with STIHL, the #1 rated brand for garden power tools in both battery and petrol. Start or expand your home or professonal battery tool kit with a FREE battery with selected tool bundles available exclusively at STIHL Dealers Australia-wide. STIHL’s growing battery range for home users and professionals that demand nothing but the best, day in, day out, is charged with 98 years of German engineering excellence. Preparing for the next drought now ..............10 Talking Timber...................................................14 Sharpening with presicion................................29 Safe-guarding your business from natural disasters........................................30 Editor’s Column...................................................4 News........................................................................ 6 Maintenance........................................................ 12 Computer Guru..................................................17 Product Focus.....................................................18 Dealer Profile......................................................22 Tech Talk..............................................................26 New Products......................................................32 Diary Dates..........................................................34 MARCH - APRIL 2024 | POWER EQUIPMENT AUSTRALASIA | 5

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