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    I'm kinda new so I'm still working on my collection!

    Anyway: rescue wrench, door chock, hinge hook, gerber tool, spyderco knife, bls guide, work gloves, a few pairs of Nomex gloves, flashlight, nomex hood

    I think that's it
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    I carry one pair of electricians pliers, one pair of wire snips, ear plugs, eye protection, hearing protection, flashlight, a couple of "beaners," and an extra pass alarm just for comfort sake.

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    I can't understand why you guys need all this stuff... but any way I am not going to include my gloves and hood 'cause I consider that to be part of you standard TOG. In addition to that I have a peice of utility rope and a spanner wrench. I don't have a pocket knife in my gear b/c I usually have one in my pocket for work anyway. All those screwdrivers or pliers b/c we have a set of tools on every truck. I wonder if any of yall's helmets say "go-go gadget" on the back of it?

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    oh my god do i feel dirty and naked after reading all of this!!!!!!!!!! lol

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    Its all the same all i can say is i travel heavy
    I dont even want to make a list it will take up a whole page
    but its ok i dont reget carrying alot i use 98 % of it
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    Helmet has a door wedge and a Garrity LED Light, and if I could ever find my folding carpenter knife, it would be on their too. In my bunkers I keep a pair of extrication gloves, fire gloves, and my Nomex hood. On my bunkers I keep a Green LED Flasher and an identification card.

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    How the F'k do some of you people actually manage to walk into the building?

    7 years later and some people still make "Tim the toolman Taylor" look like a complete novice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingKiwi View Post
    How the F'k do some of you people actually manage to walk into the building?

    7 years later and some people still make "Tim the toolman Taylor" look like a complete novice.
    Do you carry anything? I have a short length or rope, four keep-the-blood-away gloves, a FRED (leftover from Army RatPacks) for eating those little containers of fruit and some small change for the Coke machine. All tools I need are on the trucks. I must add that we don't have any high-rise buildings, so the tools are never far away. Oops, I forgot the barleysugar for masking that 0300 breath...

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    Apart from issued kit, the only thing I carry is a decent set of sidecutters.
    Psychiatrists state 1 in 4 people has a mental illness.
    Look at three of your friends, if they are ok, your it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NFDEXPLORER157 View Post
    Its all the same all i can say is i travel heavy
    I dont even want to make a list it will take up a whole page
    but its ok i dont reget carrying alot i use 98 % of it

    Do you carry a calendar? This was a thread from 7 years ago.
    Last edited by shenry32; 01-17-2008 at 11:30 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NFDEXPLORER157 View Post
    Its all the same all i can say is i travel heavy
    I dont even want to make a list it will take up a whole page
    but its ok i dont reget carrying alot i use 98 % of it

    Travel heavy? If what you carry in your turn out gear takes an entire page you are carrying way too much crap in your pockets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    Travel heavy? If what you carry in your turn out gear takes an entire page you are carrying way too much crap in your pockets.
    I'll second that..

    All I carry is some webbing, a combo screwdriver, extrication gloves, safety glasses, a few chemlights, and two or three wedges...then I have a knife, flashlight, fire gloves and bailout bag on my truck belt. That's it...and I barely use any of that stuff. I could not imagine carrying more than that..yikes.
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    6 sticks of wrigleys, aluminum foil and two clothes pins.

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    Helemt Carines 880 Trad (Black)-wooden door chock
    Underwater Kinetics Helmet light (Black)
    flashlight rubber band holder
    2 penny nails
    ESS interzone goggles
    Hood

    Coat- Globe (Black)-CPR mask
    ems gloves
    4 in one srewdriver
    knife
    window punch
    seatbelt cutter
    Survior Flashlight (outside of coat)
    Crosstech gloves (outside my coat)

    Pants- Globe(Black)-extercation gloves
    1 15 foot webbing/ 1 10 foot webbing
    Spanner wrench
    Super Sabre light

    Escape Belt/Truckmans belt-(Xtreame Rescue Gut Belt)-Carribeiner on the clip
    Black Bailout bag (50 FT rope with carribiner )

    Boots- Black Pro Warrington 5006 Leathers

    I updated my list after I took a few things out
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    Quote Originally Posted by WFDFire2156 View Post
    Helemt Carines 880 Trad (Black)
    wooden door chock
    Underwater Kinetics Helmet light (Black)
    flashlight rubber band holder
    2 penny nails

    Coat- Globe (Black)
    CPR mask
    ems gloves
    rubber door chock
    2 golf tees
    4 in one srewdriver
    wire cutters for car batteries\
    knife
    Survior Flashlight (outside of coat)
    Crosstech gloves (outside my coat)

    Pants- Globe(Black)
    extercation gloves
    1 15 foot webbing/ 1 10 foot webbing
    Spanner wrench
    Super Sabre light

    Escape Belt/Truckmans belt-(Xtreame Rescue Gut Belt)
    Carribeiner on the clip
    Black Bailout bag (50 FT rope with carribiner )

    Boots- Black Pro Warrington 5006 Leathers

    jesus christ, just like kiwi said, how the **** do you get through the doorway?

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    atfdff- I have seen you gear and you carry plenty of S**t. If you have big pockets its not a big deal. ATFDFF you have seen me get through the door. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by NFDEXPLORER157 View Post
    Its all the same all i can say is i travel heavy
    I dont even want to make a list it will take up a whole page
    but its ok i dont reget carrying alot i use 98 % of it
    WHY as an explorer do you need "a page full of crap" in your pockets... ???
    The only equipment you should be using as an Explorer, especially 98% of the time (unless your Post doesn't do anything), is a notepad, a pen, and maybe a flashlight as well as the extremely required PPE items (i.e. gloves and your nomex hood).
    There is NO REASON an Explorer needs 50' of rope, wire cutters, pliers, door wedges, and other unnecessary items.
    You need to be carrying a dictionary too... as well as your English teacher, but as the way your message sounds, you do any how... I guess that's part of the stuff you only use 2% of the time.
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    lets see.... the only things i carry are some of the rubber door stops that go on the handle, a pair of rubber gloves, and my mic for my radio. I only carry one pair of structure gloves and one hood.

    From the sounds of it, some of you guys are carring more tools in your gear than we have on one truck alone! They wonder why FF are having back problems.

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    On my helmet, affixed with the rubber band, is:
    Gerber Lifelight
    Folding Spanner
    2 Wood Chocks
    A bunch of 10 penny nails (For chocking wood doors)
    A shove tool
    Backup hook inside helmet
    Eventually going to move some items, and throw some glow sticks up there

    Jacket:
    Pro-Tech 8 Firefighting gloves on hook outside of jacket
    Accountability tags on hook outside of jacket
    Steamlight Survivor Light
    When not in use, my Nomex hood is held behind my survivor light
    Another shove tool, and a spackle knife, cut for forced entry

    Pants:
    25' of 1'' webbing in pouch on left side strap
    Gerber multitool on right side strap
    Rescue knife/seat belt cutter on right side strap
    Channel-lock pliers
    Multi-bit screwdriver
    Multi-purpose spanner
    Extrication gloves
    EMS PPE (CPR Mask/Nitrile gloves)
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyirons2 View Post
    6 sticks of wrigleys, aluminum foil and two clothes pins.
    MacGuyver could make a nice escape harness out of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WFDFire2156 View Post
    atfdff- I have seen you gear and you carry plenty of S**t. If you have big pockets its not a big deal. ATFDFF you have seen me get through the door. lol
    wow someone here isnt going to survive in the fire service, if they cant take a joke. i sense a rude awakening coming!

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    Helmet-
    Garrity Light
    Door Wedges,
    Goggles (usually in my pocket though)
    Rubber band thingy
    Flashing red light issued thingy
    Hood in the webbing of the helmet

    Coat
    Right angle light on coat
    Safety glasses
    Trauma shears
    Firefighting gloves

    Pants
    Right Pocket
    Flat blade screwdriver
    Phillips Screwdriver
    6 in crescent wrench
    Lineman pliers
    Extrication gloves

    Left Poket
    Bunny ear lopper cutters
    20ft 1in tubular webbing
    window punch

    I like to have my most commonly used tools with me than going back and forth to the truck...and they dont add much weight and dont take up much room

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    Wow, I thought I had a lot of crap.

    Here is my list:

    1- pen- black in color
    2- pair rubber gloves(ems)
    2- wooden wedges
    1- chemlight (glow stick)
    1- leatherman
    1- length of webbing


    You don't need all that crap, just gets in the way.

    And I thought i needed a trailer behind me. Guess I travel light!
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    I carry lines mans pliers, 4 in 1 screwdriver, two flash lights, gloves and hood and 50 ft of rope.

    I like to travel light. If I need other tools they will be on the truck.
    Hello. Fire dept.. You light'em, We fight'em!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFxplr326 View Post
    WHY as an explorer do you need "a page full of crap" in your pockets... ???
    The only equipment you should be using as an Explorer, especially 98% of the time (unless your Post doesn't do anything), is a notepad, a pen, and maybe a flashlight as well as the extremely required PPE items (i.e. gloves and your nomex hood).
    There is NO REASON an Explorer needs 50' of rope, wire cutters, pliers, door wedges, and other unnecessary items.
    You need to be carrying a dictionary too... as well as your English teacher, but as the way your message sounds, you do any how... I guess that's part of the stuff you only use 2% of the time.
    WHY as an explorer do YOU need a nomex hood? Its irritating when every post you guys make is bashing somone else for something they do or want. Its time you guys worry more about yourselves and less about everyone else. Show your class, not your ***
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