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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…


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

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