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"We have a 1993 Pierce aerial platform (tower ladder).  The EPU is an electrica motor…"

Drew Smith replied Feb 5, 2012 to Emergency Power Unit (EPU) for Aerial Device - Need advice

5 Feb 5, 2012
Reply by Steve Brown

"We are 50 members out of two stations.  10 men per day and operate two engines and o…"

Drew Smith replied Feb 22, 2011 to Truck Operator Positions. Selection, training and replacements.

4 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Bradford James Terry

"Go to and find the FDNY ladders series. Good stuff."

Drew Smith replied Mar 20, 2009 to Truck SOG's

2 Mar 21, 2009
Reply by Don Huneke

"You really need to know the soil conditions and if the area is new construction the…"

Drew Smith replied Aug 31, 2008 to Aerial Operations in Rural Areas

2 Sep 2, 2008
Reply by Adam Bean

"One way might be the Pythagorean theorum which ia a math equation for a triange. (ht…"

Drew Smith replied Aug 31, 2008 to Equation to figure out how many feet per floor to raise 100 ft aerial,if aerial spotted at 26 ft from building?

6 Jan 28, 2011
Reply by Steve Brown

"1993 Pierce 100 ft platform with jack spread 19 feet using "H" outriggers. Add in th…"

Drew Smith replied Jul 24, 2008 to Outrigger width

7 Aug 5, 2008
Reply by Chad Berg

"I train our guys to put the outriggers out but not down before setting the pads. I d…"

Drew Smith replied Jul 24, 2008 to Outrigger pad trick

1 Jul 24, 2008
Reply by Drew Smith

"I think anytime you are going to operate out of the norm you need to ask yourself wh…"

Drew Smith replied Jun 23, 2008 to Outriggers on sidewalks

3 Jul 5, 2008
Reply by Eric Gamble


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