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What type of brush truck does your department have?

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Comment by Mark Klaene on February 26, 2009 at 4:58pm

Comment by Allen Howard on February 26, 2009 at 4:50pm
We used old DOF 2 1/2 tons with 500 gal and 350gpm pump, built by us. Worked so well for so long the Dept. had to switch it up. Now we have 5 ton monsters built by the prison system, costing 100,000 (thats not a typo), and our newest blew a motor due to revered pistons. Go figure.
Comment by Chris Sterling on February 26, 2009 at 4:37pm

Hydetown Brush 4. This truck was built by members of our dept. It works great for us, and gets plenty of use. We also use it for our utilility truck. 300 gal. booster tank 350 gpm. pump, 400ft. preconnected 1in. forestry line on 2 crosslays, plus a 150ft. booster line. We also carry a 350 gpm. floating pump, 6 indian tanks, rakes brush hooks, chain saws, brush brooms, and a Garmin GPS unit. 99 Chevy 1ton 4x4, 5 speed standard trans., 454 C.I.D. Nice truck.. Very handy!
Comment by Mark Klaene on February 26, 2009 at 3:53pm
well I guess the picture didn't come out , how do I embed a photo in teh comment box ?
Comment by Mark Klaene on February 26, 2009 at 3:51pm
just purchased a General Fire equipment "General" . Actually bought their demo . 490 gpm pump and 500 gal of water--sweet, needed a little fine tuning to meet our needs.

retired our 1954 6x6 Reo, now we can still go nearly anywhere but at more than 30 mph

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Comment by Jason Booth on February 20, 2009 at 6:12pm


Truck in picture built by me. 2007 ford f550 700 gal stainless water tank , 150' 1 1/2" hose reel, 200' 1" hose reel. 150" 1"1/2" flat hose
Comment by R Griffin on February 20, 2009 at 7:51am

6x6 and a chevy squad
Comment by chuck on February 18, 2009 at 11:45pm
villas has a 1994 f-350 ford brush truck
Comment by Donnie Hood K14 on February 17, 2009 at 10:15pm

here's ours a 5 ton beast I call the dozer with 1200 gallons of water. we also have a deuce, a 1 ton ford and 2 3/4 ton chevys
Comment by Robert on February 17, 2009 at 8:39pm
well I guess I will be the first. We have a 1965 6x6 or deuce and half to anyone military out there. It was a military fire unit until it came to us by state auction and now serves us well as a go anywhere brush truck. we also have a surplus military 5/4 ton chevy that has a 250 gallon tank in it. And we rigged foam up for quick stops on small fire and putting out hot spots. As soon as I get some pictures I will post them, right now they are on my computer at home. But I will post asap.
 

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