Kenworth T410SAR – Review

Kenworth T410SAR – First viewing and in depth features review. Kenworth T410SAR provides payload and productivity advantages When it comes to “Australian Made” nothing can lay claim to this title like Kenworth’s SAR model, it is after all designed and built right here in Australia. It was in fact born in Victoria back in the…

Barker Retractable Skel Review

Barker Retractable Skel Review Flexibility with carrying and loading options is the key behind Barker’s Retractable Skel trailer, that allows the tri-axle group to be rolled back for unloading and loading of short containers as well as improved axle weight distribution. Barker trailers are manufactured in Woodend Victoria. The company was founded by two brothers…

25 Ton Wood Splitter Review

If you’re thinking of hanging the old axe up and purchasing a new hydraulic wood splitter, one question you’ll be asking is what tonnage machine is right for you. Most folks believe they require more tonnage than they actually need. Consider this interesting fact; most hire companies around the country only stock machines up to…

John Deere 40-Inch Aerator-Spreader: Review

John Deere’s tow behind 40-inch aerator-spreader is certainly a handy addition for serious lawn care professionals. Its ability to be quick hitched behind a variety of machines combined with adjustable soil depth penetration and spreading rate add to its versatility as Howard Shanks discovered. The 40-inch (102cm) tow behind aerator-spreader combination greatly increases productivity for…

Introduction to DAF’s Traxon Transmission

DAF’s Traxon Transmission operation explained! Words by Howard Shanks, Images supplied For the past two decades, engine development has increased exponentially driven largely by progressive emission standards, on the other hand, the development of clutches and transmissions is only driven by engineering innovation and competitive advantage. Technical Editor, Howard Shanks takes an in depth look…