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Techniques (A.K.A.- Tricks)

Here's one that is pretty nifty! Utilizing the Smoke Ejector door bar to get a spread on a commercial steel framed door. This works well...…

Started by Chuck Fager

2 Dec 27, 2009
Reply by Chuck Fager

Useless Tools

Interested in which tools get utilized the least. I have never grabbed a closet pike in my life...except maybe to scratch my back. Another…

Started by Chuck Fager

14 Nov 27, 2009
Reply by Jacob Smith

Preferred tool for officer of 4 person crew

Which tool do you carry and why as officer of 4 person engine company? How does this compliment your other tool assignments?

Started by Scott Zogg

14 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Shareef Abdu Nur

Rex Tool!

Took a class with Brotherhood Instructorss LLC, and am sold on the merits of the REX TOOL. This is an incredible lock cylinder pulling tool…

Started by Chuck Fager

4 Oct 31, 2009
Reply by Chuck Fager

Thoughts on Your Side Pockets

I've always been a big advocate of carrying the tools you need with you. I'd rather have it and not need it than be caught without it. Rece…

Started by Dave Coker

9 Jul 30, 2009
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

whats in your pocket?

Is to much to much? We have guys in are dept that tell you that you have way to much “why do you have 2 wire cutters” “why do you have 2 kn…

Started by Robert Woodhead

10 Jun 1, 2009
Reply by Steven D Blackwelder Jr

What hook do yo prefer?

What type of hook do you prefer to use. Z hook, Pike Pole....ect. I am looking to see what peoples feelings are. On our trucks we carry Pik…

Started by David Klotz

32 Jan 6, 2009
Reply by Shareef Abdu Nur

What's in your pocket???

Fencing pliers and vise grips

Started by Wayne Knott

20 Oct 30, 2008
Reply by Chris Sterricker


Has anyone had the oportunity to mess around with the stanley FUBAR tool as a demo or otherwise? I know you can't purchase it yet but I hav…

Started by Tom Londo

2 Jun 19, 2008
Reply by Tom Londo


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