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    2000 gallons, 500 gpm pump. I wanted more water, but had to keep the overall size small to fit in the station it was going into. Southern Fire Service in Jasper GA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    2000 gallons, 500 gpm pump. I wanted more water, but had to keep the overall size small to fit in the station it was going into. Southern Fire Service in Jasper GA.

    Congrats on the delivery. Looks great. It's even equipped with a kiddie pool.

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    Did you park it outside in the Winter? It's BLUE! hehe. Nice looking Piece,T.C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    2000 gallons, 500 gpm pump. I wanted more water, but had to keep the overall size small to fit in the station it was going into. Southern Fire Service in Jasper GA.
    It still needs High Flow O2

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    Is that a tanker or a tender?
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    Nice looking truck Blake:

    What engine did you get in it?
    What was the final price?
    Is that a tilt down porta tank rack?
    Better put it in the nice warm station so it's not blue! :-}

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    Oh sure rub it in. Now i'm really envious. Congratulation!!!
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    Nice looking tanker! Way to go Brother.
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    That's a nice looking piece, best of luck with it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by islandfire03 View Post
    Nice looking truck Blake:

    What engine did you get in it?
    What was the final price?
    Is that a tilt down porta tank rack?
    Better put it in the nice warm station so it's not blue! :-}
    330 hp
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    Yes on tilt down


    We drove it back from Jasper, and it ran wonderfully. Got to Nashville and I decided to go down by the opry and take a picture. I never thought I would be back in that town in an emergency vehicle!

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    Thanks everyone. My new baby

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    That would be a water tender. Lol
    In california you request an additional tanker and your gonna get an air tanker that drops fire retardent..

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshp707 View Post
    That would be a water tender. Lol
    In california you request an additional tanker and your gonna get an air tanker that drops fire retardent..
    ...and to the rest of us, it's a tanker.
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    Very Nice! Congrats

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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    Thanks everyone. My new baby
    Bet anyone Blake kissed it when no one was looking.

    What's that song by John Cougar Melancamp? Wish I had Blakees girl.

    Yeah she's gorgeous.

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    Why would I wait until no one was looking? Right out there in front of the world, SMACK!

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    Do you have enough hard suction? LOL
    Good looking TANKER. As you can see I am not from California. LOL

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    I like that 3 way dump valve chute. Does it extend out past the edge of the truck?

    I take it you plan on doing a good bit of drafting with this unit,eh? Or maybe just 2 drop tanks and a hard sleeve in each to supply a scene.

    I've always liked that color of blue. I bet nobody else around has a tanker that looks like yours!

    Looks like a nice tanker.

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    I don't know, looks like more discharges in that one pic, are we sure that's not a 751gpm pump?

    I want to know who slept in it already and who is sitting waiting at the station to take it on the maiden voyage...if Blake has even gotten out of it, he's probably been doing all this posting on his phone...

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    2000 gallons and a pump with compartments all on a SRA? who built the truck? surprised you could slam all that weight on a single. auto or manual?

    i like it!

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