Joseph Giordano
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  • Torrington, CT
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Helmet hitting scba tank

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Streeter Dec 27, 2010. 33 Replies

Verticle Reflectors for Helmets?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fireyladd - Chief Sharp Jun 8, 2010. 15 Replies

Leather helmets pros/cons

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shareef Abdu Nur Jan 13, 2011. 26 Replies

 

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Feb 26, 2011
Joseph Giordano replied to Bradley Webb's discussion What's the date on your current leather? in the group The Leatherheads
"2010 cairns n5a? haha"
Jan 23, 2011
Shareef Abdu Nur replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Leather helmets pros/cons
"Very well put. I wear a leather and I love it. honestly, yes it is heavier than the plastic helmets but that also affords you a sense of protection. I have been in a few fires and my leather has held up very well. As far as the bends from the heat,…"
Jan 13, 2011
Joseph Giordano replied to Marty Hrinko's discussion Black Tets? Siver Tets? in the group The Leatherheads
"I dont know anyone that has a natural, mainly because we cant use them in my town. My buddy put black tets on his tl2, looks pretty cool. I have no tets on my n5a, thats how its staying"
Jan 1, 2011
Bre' replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"i dont know but if ya think of anything let me know im 52" and have a scott and i just dont have enough torso i keep the waist strap tight and the shoulders pretty loose the weight of the pack is on my hips but i always tip my head to the side…"
Dec 27, 2010
Paul Schewene replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"Nope... you really can't bend a composite. I don't know anything about leather helmets, but I've seen photos where leather helmets DID have the rear brim bent down substantially. This issue definitely affects the shorter…"
Dec 27, 2010
Zeke Harman replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"Does the pack adjust up and down because ours will adjust for short, medium, and tall height people you might have it up to high"
Dec 27, 2010
Kenneth Barron replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"My department has the Scott NXG2 packs, my previous had Scott 50s. As far as I know they were all meant to ride on your hips, not your shoulders."
Dec 26, 2010
Captain Ron replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"I would stay with the Drager! We did a fit and funtion test with all the new SCBA's (with all their bells and whistles included). 17 different action/function staions from live fire, RIT, working a rescue scenario, low air alarm maydays,…"
Dec 26, 2010
Bob replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"N5a has the same problem and the problem isn't the helmit its the way the scott sits on your shoulders amnd not on your hips"
Dec 26, 2010
phillip hice replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"got me neck all screwed togeather. 4 level C spine fusing , now i can't look up very well"
Dec 26, 2010
Donald Morrow replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"Take that problem into consideration when you are purchasing replacement SCBA's We recently purchased new ones with a FEMA Grant and went with the Scott 4500 psi 30min composite cylinders and it's a world of difference!"
Dec 26, 2010
Jordan Hawkins replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"go get a real helmet!"
Dec 26, 2010
Norm Tindell replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"Ever since I was in the fifth grade I've had mirrors on my shoes (works great in bars). Try putting mirrors on your boots..."
Dec 26, 2010
Chris Weber replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"I used to have that problem with our old packs.I wear a Houston and it was a pain in the a**.We got new packs last year and it was a major difference.They are designed to ride lower on your back.Much more comfortable than the old ones too."
Dec 26, 2010
Nathan Enyart replied to Joseph Giordano's discussion Helmet hitting scba tank
"Here is an answer that I didn't see on here. How about a longer neck on your body. Just kidding I had the same problem one I am considered a no neck. I only stand about 5' 7" so it gets a little rough at times. But the good news is…"
Dec 26, 2010

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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Firefighter
Years in Fire/EMS:
1 year
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Burrville Volunteer Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
1
My Training:
CT FF1
Hazmat ops and awareness
first aid cpr
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Single

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At 1:30am on October 3, 2009, Arthur T. Kline said…
Hey there! I grew up in Torrington. My dad was on Burrville in the 70's and 80's. He was on Harwinton West side after that. Which dept. are you on? Friend me so we can chat. Talk to you soon.
At 2:24am on March 29, 2009, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Joseph, welcome to the FF Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.


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