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Posted in Chainsaw, Safety

How to Sharpen a Chainsaw

Chainsaw sharpening using a standard round file and guide.Your first task when sharpening a chainsaw chain is to identify which of the cutters has had the most damage like small chips and nicks. This is important because you want to sharpen this tooth first counting the amount of file strokes it takes…

Posted in Defensive Driving

How to unlock the Toyota Prado spare wheel

The Toyota Prado spare wheel is locked by a simple Nut lock but there is a trick to opened the lock, you need the keyless device that starts the car.  There is a little key hidden in the key less device, yes there is a key in the key less device, this can be very confusing, its better to work out…

Posted in Chainsaw, Safety

Outback Training in the Wild NT

Ngukurr Chainsaw TrainingTravelling to remote communities in the Northern Territory and training is a rewarding experience that doesn’t seem to get old. The Australian outback is our classroom and the people that live there are our students.  Arriving in Ngukurr and meeting the students at the…

Posted in Defensive Driving

The Army uses Train Safe NT

Training the Australian ArmyI was lucky to be involved in training soldiers (Department of Defence) in 4WD vehicle recovery.  The course was a unit of competency so it was Nationally Recognised Training this met the standards for Army personnel.  The day started with a check of all recovery…

Posted in Indigenous Training

Training at Timber Creek

Training in Timber CreekWhat a week’s Training Timber Creek was! I arrived in Timber Creek Late afternoon after a 6-hour drive from Darwin. The first thing I did was meet up with the NLC manager. He is a top bloke he took me straight to my accommodation for the week and told me a bit about town,…