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Reviews of Fire Service tools and equipment. Please justify your approval or disapproval of a tool or equipment.

Members: 48
Latest Activity: Jan 6, 2015

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Radio strap

Started by Rick Fritz Dec 2, 2014.

Basic Tools vs. New Demolition Tools? 1 Reply

Started by Larry Glover. Last reply by Rick Fritz Apr 26, 2013.

Gemtor Harness

Started by Baxter L Miller III Mar 18, 2010.

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Comment by Baxter L Miller III on March 18, 2010 at 2:30pm
I am looking for policies and training on how to use Gemtor Harness. We have purchased this equipment and of course I have been put in charge of writing the polices for the use and inspection. Help a brother out!
Comment by Baxter L Miller III on May 28, 2009 at 5:58pm
Just reading over the comments lets me know I needed to be part of this group. Great tool talk. And for me the NEW YORK HOOK has what I need. But the tool has to be wrapped with cable wire with sports tape over it so my wet gloves can push and pull without sliping. Oh one more thing I would like to ask the group who ever thought of making a pike pole with a 2" in diameter handle. I can not get a grip when trying to push or pull with this tool?
Comment by Nate Brown on March 2, 2009 at 11:10pm
I know there are some guys out there with strong opinions on nozzles! So what about it; 75psi or 50psi low pressure nozzles?
Comment by Rick Fritz on February 23, 2009 at 9:09pm
How is the new profile pic Nate?
Comment by Nate Brown on February 23, 2009 at 8:31pm
Rick,
Thank you! I can finally sleep thru the night without thinking I'm being hunted down by an Old West Bounty Hunter!
Comment by Nate Brown on February 20, 2009 at 9:07pm
Hey Rick,
That picture scares me! Can you get one that has some cute puppies or something?
Comment by Rick Fritz on February 18, 2009 at 2:12pm
Anyone tried the San Francisco hook? Works better than a NY hook!
Comment by Rick Fritz on February 18, 2009 at 2:09pm
Ifv Stihl or any other saw manufacturer saw what we really did with their tool, there would be a safety disclaimer bulletin put out about us!
Comment by Gary Rauch on February 15, 2009 at 10:40pm
I feel the same way about the New York Roof Hook. There is so much more versitility with this hook. I have been using it for a number of years now.
There are still uses for the pike pole but they are falling by the wayside.
Right now I have just gotten my hands on a Talon Hook, which is a roof hook with a haligan fork at the end and I'm looking forward to using it.
Comment by holden shough on February 14, 2009 at 9:56am
i really like the New York Hook you can do so much more with it then what u can do with a pike pole. I think its faster when pullin ceilings and it works good for prying and other things it is definantly one of my favorite tools
 

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