"Oh yeah we have those problems and more. Along with electronics that dont work real great we have had a couple regulators seize and about half of all the tanks we own have developed leaks. We had the leaks "fixed" but only to have it start…"
"Well here in my home town of Douglas Wyoming we had a fire horse that also doubled at the delivery horse for the local grocery store. Upon hearing the bell on top of city hall he would make a mad dash to the station. This all happening while he…"
"I would not say scott is reliable. Our NxG's are horrible. Nothing but problems, bottles leaking, electronics including the pass failing, batterys going dead and a couple of regulators seizing. We even had service techs come and work on them…"
"We use TFT's automatic adjustables on our preconnected lines. I dont like how big and bulky they are. We have had problems with the spring inside seizing up and not giving us the pressure we need. I like a combination of smooth bore and…"
"Well in my town in wyoming we are allowed red and clear, no rules on how many just have to have something at the grill level and one in the windshield. As for sirens, we can run them. In my veh i have 2 sirens, a whelen alpha12m mechanical tone and…"
"Personally i use a cairns 880 new model i have had for 3 years. i was issued a bullard "salad Bowl" they work but i prefer the traditional helmets. I would really like to try one of the phoenix leather helmets, they look nice and the…"
"Well right now my dept used E-One, which i dont really like to well just because im am always fixing problems with them. Mainly electrical issues, but we just ordered 2 more of them so i guess we will see what happens with them.
Lately i got the…"
"Our biggest right now is 3000 gallons, but our new one is going to be 3500. Even our city pumper carries 1000 gallons of water on board and our main county pumper carries just about 2500. But my dept covers over 3000 sq miles out of one station. And…"
"Well it depends who you ask. Go to a school and ask preschoolers-2nd grade and see what they tell you. The answer will almost always be red. My dept for 30 years has used lime green and now with the purchase of our new 114 foot platform and new…"
"Well all except our 2 aerial units have top mount panels. Our new tanker we are getting which incidently will carry 3500 gallons of water is going to have an enclosed panel. Truthfully it makes no difference to me, they both have there ups and downs."
"Well i personally carry my own fire max tool and a pro bar from fire hooks unlimited with me to all calls. Plus i also carry a small tool kit which has a phillips and slotted screw driver, wire cutters, pliers, vise grips, door stops and a razor…"
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Leo Cartwright J.P. 246 Kay Street; TRARALGON; Victoria; Australia; 3844
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