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I'm starting to see a common practice around my area in which guys are starting to carry smaller personal hand tools. They are carrying these instead of the "irons" or hooks. They are leaving our basics on the rig and having the mentality that these new "demolition" tools are a "cure-all" & "do-all". These tools are 12" to 15" in length. What is everyone's thoughts on these tools?

The tools in question are the *Stanley Fubar and FatMax* tools.

Stay Safe Brothers!


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You can't beat our tools. They were designed by firefighters for firefighters. . A well trained FF with a good set  of Irons is unstoppable.


Rick Fritz High Point Fire Dept. (ret)

Author-Tools of the Trade Firefighting Hand Tools and their use


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