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    Default UTV trailer and setup.

    We have a Polaris Ranger 6x6 with a wildland skid unit, we also carry a stokes basket and ice rescue sled. Also will carry gas cans and tools etc. Looking for trailer and set up ideas and examples. Thank you

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    I will try and get you some pics of what we have tomorrow. We have a Ranger, with a wildland/stokes unit, Indian Cans, a tool chest, swamp mops and some gas cans on our trailer. I'll take pics as soon as I can/remember and either post them here or PM them to you.
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    Not too long ago we got a Kubota with a fire skid and ems skid plus a large trailer. Our shop guys are still working on fab'ing up the trailer but when its done I'll try to swing by and get some pics.
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    Chenzo did you get pictures yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sklump View Post
    Chenzo did you get pictures yet?
    Son of a bitch I was there today and forgot all about it. I will write myself a note so I remember.
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    What are swamp mops ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slackjawedyokel View Post
    What are swamp mops ?
    I'll second that question. Been selling fire equipment for close to 40 years and that is a new one on me.

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    Sklump, I'm on call tomorrow for EMS and I'll be at the fire station so I will take pictures.

    slackjawed and fire pundit, Fire Swatter/Swamp Mop/Swamp Whomper. Here's a pic. Idk what the hell you wanna call it but here it's a swamp mop or a swamp whomper. lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chenzo View Post
    Sklump, I'm on call tomorrow for EMS and I'll be at the fire station so I will take pictures.

    slackjawed and fire pundit, Fire Swatter/Swamp Mop/Swamp Whomper. Here's a pic. Idk what the hell you wanna call it but here it's a swamp mop or a swamp whomper. lol.
    I never heard of that either, but now that I see the pic, I am thinking fly swatter on a much larger scale!
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    From my first grass fire on my #1 POC FD in 1977 those things have always been called swamp whompers. Why, I haven't got a clue. But I guess it is local like so many other things. You know like asking a guy if he wants the knob in some places means do you want the nozzle, here it might get your teeth turned into bloody Chiclets because of the other possible meaning!
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    Down here "slappers"
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    Thank you for the pic.

    Coucil tool used to sell it as a "Fire Swatter" even though you don't swat with it. I always called it a mudflap on a stick. Heard it called a lot but, swamp mop was new to me. I love it.

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