Why register? ...To Enhance Your Experience

View Poll Results: What color scheme do you prefer?

Voters
167. You may not vote on this poll
  • Black Over Red

    51 30.54%
  • Kelly Green

    5 2.99%
  • Red

    52 31.14%
  • White

    5 2.99%
  • White Over Red

    54 32.34%
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 43
  1. #1
    Forum Member Box2565's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2000
    Location
    Edgewood, Kentucky
    Posts
    719

    Arrow What is your favorite apparatus color scheme?

    What color(s) do you like to see apparatus painted?

    Any other combination, post it below!


  2. #2
    Senior Member Rascal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Location
    las vegas,NV USA
    Posts
    175

    Default

    Always Has To Be Red.But Also The Chicago Style Isn't Bad.
    Shane
    Do not fear to step into the unknown...for where there is risk, there is also reward.

  3. #3
    FIGJAM lutan1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2001
    Location
    I come from The Land Down Under!
    Posts
    1,833

    Default

    We're a rescue company only, not fire, but all our vehicles are white.

    They used to be yellow, which looked strange, but for safety they were excellant. They then went white about 6 years ago because of the resale value of the trucks...

    I've seen a few pix in mags and on the net of trucks that are a lime green- I don't mind those either.
    Luke

  4. #4
    Forum Member Box2565's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2000
    Location
    Edgewood, Kentucky
    Posts
    719

    Arrow Paint Color

    Solid white doesn't seem to be as popular as it once was. White over red seems to be the favorite (but not mine)and thenumber of departments that use black over red seems to grow daily.

  5. #5
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Louisiana
    Posts
    592

    Default

    Solid red and also white over orange..

  6. #6
    Forum Member Box2565's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2000
    Location
    Edgewood, Kentucky
    Posts
    719

    Lightbulb Red

    I agree with you LouisianaMedic. Nothing beats solid RED in my book!

  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Posts
    41

    Default

    Deep Cranberry red with a cream roof
    I won't be wronged,I won't be insulted,
    and I won't be laid a hand on.
    I don't do these things to other people
    and I require the same from them.

  8. #8
    Forum Member Medic129's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    128

    Default

    I'm kinda partial to yellow with a big white and blue stripe. I know, it sounds wierd, but check it out:
    Hamel Fire Dept. Pumper 2706 and Rescue 2701
    Last edited by Medic129; 07-23-2002 at 09:18 PM.
    Life is only temporary, but freedom goes on forever. God bless those who gave all.

  9. #9
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    May 2000
    Location
    Ga. Power Co./ Juliette Ga
    Posts
    437

    Default

    White over RED!!! the way its suppose to be. Unless you are at an airport then its lime green

  10. #10
    Forum Member Box2565's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2000
    Location
    Edgewood, Kentucky
    Posts
    719

    Thumbs up Hamel FD

    I do enjoy the variety of paint schemes that are used acroos the U.S. The yellow that Hamel uses looks good. Really like that Ford/E One with the front mount pump.

  11. #11
    Forum Member dfdNo9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Posts
    504

    Default got one

    Silver over red!

    It looks great, we use to use white over red
    this look much better!
    Last edited by dfdNo9; 08-04-2002 at 08:06 PM.
    Gods Speed to our Troops!

    If you can't stand the heat, Get out of my way !!!
    MEMBER OF I.A.C.O.J.

  12. #12
    Forum Member dfdNo9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Posts
    504

    Default See

    Cool
    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Gods Speed to our Troops!

    If you can't stand the heat, Get out of my way !!!
    MEMBER OF I.A.C.O.J.

  13. #13
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Posts
    121

    Default

    We use a "Lime Yellow" that was shown quite a few
    years ago to be very visible. We also have reflective
    white stripes.
    Remember,

    If you don't respond.....who will

    IACOJ EMS Bureau Member
    IACOJ Member

  14. #14
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    6

    Default

    Our department uses red all over with a 3 inch white strip along the side. One town over from us they use White with Orange stripes. Looks like a constuction barrel sutiable for the Construction barrel capital of the world.

    Last edited by ohfirefyter; 08-15-2002 at 10:07 PM.
    People are always asking me how is it that firefighters run into a burning building when everyone else is running out. Courage is the answer.

  15. #15
    Senior Member fire69dawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2000
    Location
    Northwood
    Posts
    98

    Default

    Ya gotta love that Chicago style. Black over red looks great. But then ya gotta love an all black truck as well.
    K.A. Dempsey
    fire69dawg@yahoo.com
    "If you want to make God laugh, tell him what you are doing tomorrow"

  16. #16
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    9

    Default Fav. Color

    Gotta love black over red. This is our front line engine.
    Attached Images Attached Images  

  17. #17
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Vandergrift, PA
    Posts
    1

    Default

    Solid White with a Blue stripe. Check it out in Pierce's Booklet on custom chassis.

  18. #18
    Forum Member dragonfyre's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Birdsboro, PA
    Posts
    967

    Default

    Another vote for Black over Red. Our last two trucks are Chicago while our others are white over red. As we get new trucks we will maintain the new scheme.

    You can check them out at www.birdsborofd.org
    Steve Dragon
    FFII, Fire Instructor II, Fire Officer I, Fire Appartus Driver Operator Certified
    Volunteers are never "off duty".
    http://www.bufd7.org

  19. #19
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    11

    Default

    dfd#9.... THAT IS COOL!
    If I had any say in what our dept. has I would vote on that!
    Although, I kinda dig the blue over red aswell, like Gary IN.'s trucks, Check them out.
    T*J*R

  20. #20
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    University Park, Illinois
    Posts
    1

    Cool

    I like the lime green my department uses but i love the black on red the Chicago Fire Department uses.
    Fire Fighter For Life

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts