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by Roadwarrior
Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Clothing
Topic: Fire Helmet and Fireworks?
Replies: 2
Views: 3806

If a shell misfires, you won't have time to put a helmet over it.
by Roadwarrior
Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Cutters edge bullet chain
Replies: 2
Views: 1792

The problem with using a Bullet Chain on a regular chain saw is that the chain won't travel fast enough. Regular chain speed is around 60fps; the Bullet needs around 100fps. That's why the CE Saws have a different sprocket to increase the speed.
by Roadwarrior
Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: New Rope
Replies: 6
Views: 4355

You may also want to check this out from a small Ontario company.
http://www.espritropes.com/tech.htm
by Roadwarrior
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: FR Jump Bag for Fire Dept
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

That case may be Ok if you are doing a lot of patching. The most used items in our bags are O2 & masks, gloves, BP and O2 monitors, cervical collars and information clipboard. Not this one but very similar.
http://www.medicalbags.com/store/MedPac ... P66C2.aspx
by Roadwarrior
Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:25 am
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: is Firestar legit?
Replies: 7
Views: 2064

FireStar is very legit. Mark is a very knowledgeable guy and provides awesome training. I have never taken any courses with him but know many people who have and the reviews are always great.
by Roadwarrior
Fri May 03, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Thorold merging with st.cathariens fire
Replies: 5
Views: 1175

The title is misleading....they have only been given the go-ahead to talk about it.
by Roadwarrior
Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Devastating fire puts focus on response time in East Gwillimbury
Replies: 7
Views: 2864

[quote=""FLASHOVER05""]That's just fluff to add into the papers, I would highly doubt their SOG's require they wear uniforms under their bunkers. [/quote] I should hope not. I heard the radio report today too about the smoke alarm problem. Let's hope there isn't a pi$$ing match between department on...
by Roadwarrior
Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Devastating fire puts focus on response time in East Gwillimbury
Replies: 7
Views: 2864

...drive to the station, PUT YOUR UNIFORM ON, then put your gear on...?
Really????
by Roadwarrior
Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Let's Talk Uniforms!
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Mine feels like it shrunk every time I put it on... :D
by Roadwarrior
Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Safety on the Job
Topic: What's your SOG?
Replies: 5
Views: 3120

2 things to be aware of.
1: Solar panels NEVER shut off. They continue to generate electricity, even when partially consumed by fire.
2: They create an additional roof load so the safety factor is dramatically reduced.
The SOG is "Be Careful"