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    Default Apparatus Purchase ???

    I have been a driver / engineer for (5) yrs. I driven Seagraves, E-one rigs and a Smeal Arieal. I have never had to purchase one. As luck would have it, I have a collateral assignemnt to work with our administrative team to purchase a new Rescue-Combo Walk-in apparatus.

    We service a heavy Industrial area and need a rig that suits the environment. I am very (very) green on a purchase. Looking for some feedback and comments on manufacturers, features, do's and don'ts of buying.

    E-one Combo and Pierce are leading. Unit is to be outfitted for HazMat and Tech Rescue responses. Look forward to any feedback, thanks.


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    Lightbulb Check the Apparatus Innovations Forum

    This topic may be better suited in the apparatus forum. Can you explain what you mean by a comb-rescue unit? Is this a rescue pumper? Or a heavy rescue with haz-mat capabilities? If you could list the tasks the assigned crew will be expected to routinely perform, we'd have a better idea what you're asking.

    Here: http://forums.firehouse.com/forumdisplay.php?f=297
    Last edited by RFDACM02; 09-15-2008 at 09:41 AM. Reason: added hyperlink

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