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Brian Brush's Blog – January 2013 Archive (2)

Jamb Mounted Forcible Entry Technique Prop

By Brian Brush:

A few months ago I began to sketch out some ideas for a forcible entry prop. We had some scrap steel at the station, a few left over 6′x6′ posts from a recent structural collapse training and being the Rescue Company, all the tools necessary to take ingredients and idea into reality.

My initial idea was to build a prop that we could mount…


Added by Brian Brush on January 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Modifying Tools

By: Brian Brush

It should be no surprise that firefighters appreciate quality tools. The more we know about the tools of our craft, the greater our ability to leverage our skills and efforts. With that said, there are times when the original tool, regardless of the quality, does not completely meet your needs due to regional differences, manufacturer limitations, or simply a lack of communication between the end user and vendor. With this article, I’d like to provide you an example of…


Added by Brian Brush on January 1, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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