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    Quote Originally Posted by jam24u View Post
    We went through a selection process last spring and looked at Morning Pride, Veridian, Quaker, Janesville, Janesville Lion apparell and Globe extreme.

    Since we were looking for gear for older and wider volunteers who would be going through the practical exams for their NFPA 1001, we chose Globe Extreme XT or whatever.

    Wearing Globe was just way too cool and our mutual aid partners are envious of us for a change.
    Way too cool? That is a criteri in a PPE selection process?

    Damn I guess I missed that one. I cared about fit, comfort, flexibility, protection and durability. Silly me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    Way too cool? That is a criteri in a PPE selection process?

    Damn I guess I missed that one. I cared about fit, comfort, flexibility, protection and durability. Silly me.
    Of course it is when your in corn cobb county. There are often political reasons too when it gets down to it. Especially when you want your town board to increase your cash participation for a new fire apparatus to go with your new cool Globe turnouts. Comprehend eh? LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    So would you say that the coat is unbelievably bulky?
    I would have to say that it's unbelievably bulky, yes.


    Dick....lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    I very well could be reading into it. I sometimes do that.

    BUT...I just can't help but have this ominous feeling that he is trying to tell us, in his own special way, that the coat is unbelievably bulky.

    lol you're such a ****** sometimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chenzo View Post
    lol you're such a ****** sometimes.

    But not an unbelievably bulky one.
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    Sooooooo....What did you guys decide to get?
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    We wear Janesville with the advance outershell and it is light with very good thermal protection...however i am NOT impressed with the way it is cut and the way it fits..the pants are ride way to high in the crotch (b*ll smashers)...but when it gets wet it feels like you are carrying a sherman tank on your back...i will be purchasing my own morning pride in the next few weeks.... just my .02 hope it helped somewhat

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    We ordered 4 full sets of Quaker. We will see how they work out. Next year at this time we will be ordering several more sets of gear. We will have to wait to see what type that is.

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    My second search found this --so HuntPA what's the verdict so far and what style and material did you spec?
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