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    Default Dogs and Extinguishers don't mix

    Ok, a little bit of fun the other day...

    I was driving my two dogs home in the extended cab of my truck when one of them happened to step on/hit the fire extinguisher. PsssSSTT! Truck fills with a cloud of powder so thick I can't see out any windows. Luckily even though I was driving 40mph down a busy road, I didn't hit anything/anyone. Must have looked like the "Cheech and Chong mobile" when I rolled down the windows.

    Pulled over into a parking lot. Both dogs coated. Every crevice of the truck packed thick with the stuff. My hair now has a nice frosted look.
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    Oh man... that sucks more than a roomfull of Hoover vacuum cleaners!

    Who taught him to pull the pin?
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    This sounds like a war story someone told me about getting called to unlock a door and release a dog from a car.
    As he was working on the problem,he commented that"If that was Lassie,she'd be able to unlock the door for you."
    The car's irate owner returned,"Look,Lassie wouldn't have hit the door lock button in the first place."
    Now that your dog is trained in usage of fire extinguishers,maybe you should work on teaching him/her the where and when to use one?

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    Your dogs not a Dalmation by any chance is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    Now that your dog is trained in usage of fire extinguishers,maybe you should work on teaching him/her the where and when to use one?
    Getting her a Chief's badge.
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    On a different note, I would sell that truck as soon as I had it cleaned up. Many of those dry chems are corrosive. You are going to start having elctronic problems out the wazu.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    On a different note, I would sell that truck as soon as I had it cleaned up. Many of those dry chems are corrosive. You are going to start having elctronic problems out the wazu.
    That crossed my mind too.

    Back in September 2005, some of you might remember the transmission/engine fire experience I had. After all was said and done, I had my onboard fire extinguisher, plus the two for the house serviced. For one reason or another, the Co that did the work did not replace the pin or security tag for it. I've tried a couple of different things to prevent the trigger from getting activated unintentionally. Fortunately the few times that the unit was activated has not resulted in a full discharge, just a puff here and there. Now the extinguisher is in a storage bin, in the upright position.

    So ya promoted the dog to Chief eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    On a different note, I would sell that truck as soon as I had it cleaned up. Many of those dry chems are corrosive. You are going to start having electronic problems out the wazu.
    That's already planned.. was hoping to take advantage of the end-of-year sales but at this point I don't have enough saved up.. still paying off the wedding.
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