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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

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

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


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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