"I am glad this discussion came up, we have the TFT Automatic Fog Standard/Low pressure with breakaway tips to the 15/16 smooth bore on our 1 3/4"
The standard gives a nice stream no matter the gallonage.
The low pressure stream…"
"When I calculate the Friction Loss I can only find coefficient = 15 for 1.75" line. Where are you getting c=12? Using c=15 gives a PDP of about 175 which is way too much pressure in my opinion. When flowing our…"
"Hey guys, fairly new to the group. I have been a FF for 5 years. I have very little real structure fire experience due to very few fires in my area. I have been to many live training burns (controlled scenario), burn trailers, hose management and…"
"Me too. We have no control of stress/ sleep factor while at work, but that isn't the point. The point is we have to control the factors we can. The number one and easiest thing to do is eat real food that you can buy from every grocery store…"
"How about let's just eliminate the things that disrupt immunity. Refined carbohydrates, grains, legumes, dairy and "get as much sleep as you can without getting fired or divorced." Lights Out. All of this supplement stuff, food…"
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On the main Fire Engineering page check out the Red Meat article. It is under most commented on. The author recommends a diet that is right in line with the "heart healthy" guidelines. Check out the comments section. The diet she…"
"Remember, I agree that vegetables should form the base of our diet and fruits are healthy in moderation. Yes, fiber is good and there is plenty of fiber in vegetables.
But Grains are a different story and the ADA will never take a stand against the…"
"You are definitely correct in saying that steel cut oats etc.. is better than cocoa puffs. 44% of firefighter death is cardiovascular related death. Sugar and Grains are 2 of the main causes of cardiovascular death in America, not to mention,…"
"I just recently followed a path similar to yours. 4 year college, Live- in student firefighter program while at school as an EMT. I worked full time State fire in the summers. Immediately after graduation went to paramedic school, worked as a…"
"We have a General Order on cardiovascular fitness stating that one should be able to run on a treadmill for 12 METS and stay below your maximum heart rate. We have recommendations for working out on duty, but not mandatory as long as you meet the 12…"
"What a great topic for a group. I'm looking forward to participating in some discussions. Just to throw something into the mix, How about two words Katy; Nicotine and Hyperinsulinemia, See Metabolic syndrome. Just as we talk about exercise…"
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