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    Default Tandem Axle Rescue Engine - Help

    Does anyone have any links to companies that have newer Tandem Axle Rescue Pumpers? I have tried searching them but never seem to find anything of real use.

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    1 county to the South of you!!

    http://www.wyndmoorfireco.com/index.html

    IMO, a bit oversized, but if it works for them, have at it!!
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    Much of what your going to find are going to be pumper-tankers.
    Check out this one,
    http://www.customfire.com/d_pumper.php?id=453e7eb935513

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    Try the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Co. Harford County Maryland Company 3

    www.bavfc.com

    One of the first (E-One-era) Saulsbury "oopses". Saulsbury/E-One swore up and down a single screw would suffice. But alas, when you are computing the loading, and you forget to carry the one and add the two, you really need twin screws (dual rear axles.) Had to go back, and get re-engineered at E-One's expense. BAVFC's next purchase was not a Saulsbury after years of being a loyal customer.
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    SVI specializes in rescues and rescue/engines.

    http://www.svitrucks.com/apparatus.a...escue%20Pumper

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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    BAVFC's next purchase was not a Saulsbury after years of being a loyal customer.
    That is because Saulsbury is no longer Saulsbury, much like ALF is no longer ALF and Ahrens Fox is the Ahrens Fox.

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    This is from the Port Authority of NY/NJ for the George Washington Bridge.

    In a less realted note--The rig FWD Buff posted is specced to run 7 Amkus tools simultaneously. Does this require a bunch of pumps or is there some sort of large pump that can be used (PTO powered or something like that).
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    Quote Originally Posted by JTFIRE80 View Post
    1 county to the South of you!!

    http://www.wyndmoorfireco.com/index.html

    IMO, a bit oversized, but if it works for them, have at it!!
    This truck is big indeed.
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    The concept of a tandem axle rescue pumper is something our department has been looking at. We believe we could do everything we want on a single-axle, that is if the axle rating is correct.

    The problem is that once we load everything we carry currently on our engine is that we are back to where we were - no room for expanion and running at the max GVW for the life of the unit.

    It seems every year we add some new tool and we don't want to have to figure out where to put it - hard if we don't have any space.

    If we add the second axle, we get a second set of brakes, 5 additional feet of compartments on each side and up top with coffin compartments, and an increase in water tank size. With the increased cramp angles, the longer wheelbase will almost turn as well as a few years ago.

    I have seen many, many nice single-axle rescue engines over the past few years and very rarely do I ever see any empty space for that tool you will be required to carry next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skipatrol8 View Post
    In a less realted note--The rig FWD Buff posted is specced to run 7 Amkus tools simultaneously. Does this require a bunch of pumps or is there some sort of large pump that can be used (PTO powered or something like that).
    I can't see the link, but if I had to guess, it would be an Amkus Ultimate system, PTO powered.
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    Check out Odessa, Delaware.

    http://forums.firehouse.com/showthre...ghlight=odessa

    http://www.ofc424.com/apparatus.php

    http://www.ofc424.com/fullstory.php?44838

    http://www.ofc424.com/fullstory.php?42831

    http://www.ofc424.com/fullstory.php?42373

    Are you guys looking for a rescue with limited engine capabilities or a full service engine with rescue capabilities?

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    I have seen the Mount Horeb Rescue/Engine in person and it's one monster!!! The emergency lighting alone will blind a person and then they deafen a person with the dual Q's. They enjoy the "go huge" on their apparatus!!!

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    http://www.e-one.com/index.asp?n=75&p=63&s=76

    Single or tandem rear avail.

    E-One has a PTO hydraulic pump system that has up to 6 circuits.

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