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Grant Schwalbe's Blog – April 2015 Archive (1)

The Missing Hose Adaptor

When specking a new rig, most departments have a regular list of equipment that goes on each apparatus.  The engine is no different.  The first compartment, affectionately called the “Engineer Compartment”, is usually outfitted with a hydrant wrench, , reducers, spare nozzles, male to male, female-to-female adaptors a gate valves and a few other items.  The piece missing is the 1.5” female to 2.5” male adaptor.  I’ve worked for several departments and never had one on any rig.  After playing…

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Added by Grant Schwalbe on April 30, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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