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    yeah, I'd do just that then... actually, if you're on facebook, like the firestore page, and ask them. They always write back with really good information. If not, I could ask them for you...
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    I never have a radio on me without my strap. Whether its at work or the vollie house, I've almost always wearing the strap or its sitting next to me. (we are supposed to have our portables with us at all times)

    I wear mine over my left shoulder and the radio itself sits pretty low, definitely not at hip level. Seems that it is easier this way. I also keep the anti sway strap secured to my center rear belt loop.

    On fires, it goes on under my coat with the mic hanging out the top of the coat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NFD-Firefighter View Post
    yeah, I'd do just that then... actually, if you're on facebook, like the firestore page, and ask them. They always write back with really good information. If not, I could ask them for you...
    Good idea, I totally forgot about their Facebook page. Just asked now, thank you though.
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    Thanks everyone for the opinions and help. I decided to get one, ordering it tomorrow morning. I'll make sure to try out all the ways everyone mentioned and see what way works best for me.
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    I use a strap at work and want another for the VFD. I'm thinking about having a local Amish tack shop make me one out of harness leather.

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    Well I ordered one and been using it since the day FedEx delivered it and I love it so far. Thanks everyone for all the opinions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RyanK63 View Post
    Well I ordered one and been using it since the day FedEx delivered it and I love it so far. Thanks everyone for all the opinions.
    Didja get the anti-peckerslap, I mean, anti-sway strap with it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chenzo View Post
    Didja get the anti-peckerslap, I mean, anti-sway strap with it?
    haha Yeah I did. Only time I've used it though was for medical calls. Putting the strap itself on under the SCBA is working out good for me and holds it in place.
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    Ok I'm late to the party, again..... I never cared for them till of late, now I love them.

    When doing building inspections,ems calls, shopping and so on I'm in my uniform and hate carrying a radio, or hanging it from my belt . While taking up after a fire my coat is on the load so the strap thing works well then also .

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    Ive used mine since the day i got it also. They are the absolute best thing i use on brush fires. keeps the mic next to my ear. Now i can assist in making fire lines AND hear the radio traffic at the same time. I use to duct tape the radio to my helmet but the strap is far more effective. Cost more than tape........
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