Thread: Rescue Rope?
06-09-1999, 05:32 AM #1FD345Firehouse.com Guest
I need some information on lighted rescue line... If anyone has information on this type of line PLEASE e-mail me. The item that I am looking for was in a picture in Firehouse Magazine. It was in the March or April addition in a story about RIT's.
[This message has been edited by FD345 (edited June 16, 1999).]
06-09-1999, 09:08 PM #2TEKRSQFirehouse.com Guest
Lighted rescue rope? Bluewater rope makes a 1/2" rope with a reflective tracer (it's pretty cool at night). I believe it's called "Vis-mat" rope. Other than that I'm not sure.
06-09-1999, 10:47 PM #3PhredFirehouse.com Guest
The rope TekRsQ mentioned can be found on Pigeon Mountain's site: www.pmirope.com .
Check the price -- it's not cheap.
A night picture can be seen at www.versales.com ; then surf into the rope section.
There are some companies that make externally powered, lighted, ropes, but I don't know of any that are rated for strength or life safety purposes.
06-16-1999, 01:56 AM #4tydonFirehouse.com Guest
Cool, saw the rope you mentioned, quite impressive to see!
I don't think it would be worth the price.
Like every thing else in safety and fire, they really make it expensive.
06-26-1999, 11:56 PM #5Nick JackaloneFirehouse.com Guest
Try going to rescuenet.com They can answer any of your rope questions for you. They are very knowledgable.
08-07-1999, 04:02 PM #6Capt. EdFirehouse.com Guest
American Safety and Rescue sells a rope that has a reflective tracer added to the sheath. We use this rope for night ops. It sells for $1.00/ft. Judging by the picture on Versales web page, the ASR rope is less visible, but it works for us.
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