If you cannot attend the live Chief Dodson class anytime soon...buy this dvd. If you are not sure what people are talking about when they say "smoke reading"...buy this dvd. If you cannot get your whole department to see Dodson...buy…"
"I have used some of this to good effect. The cone game is great, the shorter the rope the better, especially in wind (I live on the edge of the Plains in SW Missouri). When the guys get to the "too easy" stage of it, we switch not allowing…"
"The FUBAR isn't bad for a personal tool, if you are willing to carry it. I have modified it as you see by cutting off most of the lower tooth and flattening/thinning the adze as much as I can get away with. I also whittled on the forks some. I…"
"Big rubberbands my man. Handy for keeping door chocks too. I have used store bought and salvaged innertube bands. The storebought cost money but last awhile. The salvage are free, and easy to replace, but tend to give up the ghost mid interior…"
"I cannot expand or improve upon any of the comments below, so I won't try. As cool as this venue is to us, we must be willing to demonstrate the same clarity and reason in public venues. Union leaders, and elected Volunteer FPD boards alike…"
"All good stuff. The issue beyond preference of cover/don't cover is, ensuring Any equipment on our apparatus is secured to not come off until we want it to, and then come off quickly and safely. Cover those bases first, before you worry about…"
"I know LED has come a long way. I bought the Pelican Recoil single LED light way back in 03. Mostly though, LED's can not cut the smoke and haze we find ourselves in sometimes. For that, I am hard pressed to find anything better and more…"
Timothy, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you joined the group.There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Have fun and look around.