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    Quote Originally Posted by firehopeful88 View Post
    To anyone who has already went to the CPAT prep, is it an actual workout that's being done or just going through the motions? I'm debating whether I should workout in the morning as per my normal routine
    Well after the first week where they show you each event, the next week is a time trial. That is not so bad but the "extra work" they assign after is pretty rough. I would say workout easy the morning of or not at all. They work you pretty hard.


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    Tomorrow is my first day. Is it just a walk through each event? Any "extra work" on the first day?

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    The F.D.N.Y. Emerald Society Pipes & Drums is proud to announce the documentary premiere of Through Triumph & Tragedy - 50 Years Of The F.D.N.Y. Pipes & Drums.

    The documentary screening will take place on October 12, 2013, at the Frank Sinatra School Of The Performing Arts/ Tony Bennett Concert Hall in Long Island City, Queens.

    Directly Following will be a celebration at Studio Square, one block away which includes a performance by the F.D.N.Y. Pipes & Drums.

    The screening of the documentary will take place at the Tony Bennett Concert Hall. Doors open at 5:15 pm and ceremony and screening starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited.

    A cocktail reception will be held at Studio Square, one half block away from theater. Celebration will include four hour top shelf open bar, dinner buffet, live music and a performance by the F.D.N.Y. Emerald Society Pipes & Drums.

    The event is $125.00 per person which includes both the screening and after party. Tickets will be sold online at the website below. There will be no assigned seating and tickets are limited.

    To purchase tickets, go to: https://fdnypipesanddrums.ticketbud.com/documentary

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    Quote Originally Posted by FFwnt2b View Post
    There are a tons of lots, and parking garages there to park in. Just bring money with you, cause it's probably not gonna be cheap. It's worth it, cause I pull up, they take my car, and I'm done with it. No worries about tow, or tickets. I'd say it'll cost between $20-30, maybe a little more. One time, I found a lot for $18, but the next time I came it was $25.
    Be careful with those garages though, because they have a "no liability" policy.. so if your car gets damaged while in the garage, like lets say they side swipe another car while parking it or accidently swipe it with another car after its parked, they aren't at all responsible and its all on you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firehopeful88 View Post
    To anyone who has already went to the CPAT prep, is it an actual workout that's being done or just going through the motions? I'm debating whether I should workout in the morning as per my normal routine
    I just went today.. Today it was a basic walk through, where you try each event but without the vest and it's not timed.. Each event was pretty easy.. you try the stair master at the end, or atleast that's what I did today. The events were pretty easy, BUT, I definitely wouldn't do any workout the day of or before.

    I worked out the last 5 days in a row, and even though the cpat events weren't hard, my body was achy from the working out and then doing the cpat.. so better to take it easy the day of and feel good during the cpat training.

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    Who here bought a vest?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John246 View Post
    Who here bought a vest?
    I WAS There today! and i bought a vest.

    I was the guy in the first seat first row, talking the whole time before we got started. white guy big nose
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    Quote Originally Posted by John246 View Post
    Be careful with those garages though, because they have a "no liability" policy.. so if your car gets damaged while in the garage, like lets say they side swipe another car while parking it or accidently swipe it with another car after its parked, they aren't at all responsible and its all on you.
    There are plenty of legit lots there, and there are the backyard ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John246 View Post
    Who here bought a vest?
    I did.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/ZFO-Sports-8...item4d01ff12c9

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    Quote Originally Posted by VanCroon View Post
    Exact same one I practiced with through the process. Held up well too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grok350 View Post
    Exact same one I practiced with through the process. Held up well too.
    Perfect. I'm excited about receiving it soon. The description says the weights are adjustable, and i'm wondering how much does each plate weigh..Does it say on them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VanCroon View Post
    Perfect. I'm excited about receiving it soon. The description says the weights are adjustable, and i'm wondering how much does each plate weigh..Does it say on them?
    There's 20 pockets for the weights. The weights are sand bags and each one is 4lbs. They're a little tough to fit in but you probably won't be using all 80lbs anyway. I passed my medical and cpat and never had more than 60lbs in it.

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    I bought a 60 LB

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    Quote Originally Posted by John246 View Post
    I bought a 60 LB
    I use a 60lb vest, wish I knew where to buy additional weight to add on

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    Any updates on how the class is going? Are you guys past the halfway mark yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NycQ83 View Post
    Any updates on how the class is going? Are you guys past the halfway mark yet?
    Was thinking the same thing - I'm currently on my 96th click of refresh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vekdoggs75 View Post
    Was thinking the same thing - I'm currently on my 96th click of refresh.
    Heard that about 30 were getting the boot for failing academically

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    John246
    Turn on your PM's please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nev7248 View Post
    Heard that about 30 were getting the boot for failing academically
    Wonder if they'll actually be getting the boot though.
    List # 12XX

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nev7248 View Post
    Heard that about 30 were getting the boot for failing academically
    Now does "getting the boot" mean gone for good or recyclable?

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