I would like some information on hose loads used on quints. Our apparatus is a 1999 KME Aerialcat with a hose bed that has a capacity of 1000 ft. of 5" hose.The hose deploys out of a shoot on the right rear of the truck. Any information on different loads or tricks to laying out, would be helpful.
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06-04-1999, 04:45 PM #1CaptBrownFirehouse.com Guest
Quint Hose Loads
06-04-1999, 05:56 PM #2BVFDFirehouse.com Guest
Just off the top of my head, I think I would go with a horseshoe type of load. Just my opinion, though
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06-05-1999, 09:45 AM #3TKFirehouse.com Guest
Our aerial also has a capacity for 1000 ft of supply with a passenger side shoot. After trying different loads we found a fan type pattern with all couplings being brought over to the far right side so they can come straight out worked best for us.
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