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    I've been looking for an SCBA bracket for our Navistar-chassis engine. We had 911-seats, but had to remove the bracket from the officer's seat. It was either that, or restrict our recruits to under 48" in height. Guys kept bashing their knees on the #@^*! bracket.

    Now we are changing our tactics and GOTTA have an SCBA bracket for the officer. I'm looking for something that could mount to the floor and come up alongside in between the driver and the officer.

    I've tried Zico, and our SCBA saleman struck out. Anybody got any sources?
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    Guys kept bashing their knees on the #@^*! bracket.
    Forget it, buy a bigger truck, it will be easier!
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    Can't you get a metal shop to build a mount that you can bolt to the floor and then bolt the bracket it to it? Some of these metal fabricating shops have guys that can work metal like some people work with clay. The company I used to run with had an 84 Pierce Arrow that had a space between the driver's seat and the bench seat for the officer. Both the driver's and officer's packs had brackets that came out from the back wall at an angle over that space so all the guys had to do was swing sideways and strap in. I think that's what you're looking for from what you've said.

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    hey my brother did you ever solve the problem here ?
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    No, my friend, this is still an issue. It's screwing up the whole damn operation, now, too. I've had people putting tools away in the wrong places, all because of this. If only......
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    Hi jaybird210, shoot me a e-mail at gregg6plik@yahoo.com
    Give me your contact info, I am sure I can fabricate something that will suit your needs.

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    now looky there ..........help from somewhere !
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    We have a setup where the officer's SCBA is mounted between the driver and officer, angled about 45 degrees or so toward the officer. You can't don in enroute (not if you wear a seatbelt, anyway), but it's not too bad an alternative.

    It was fabricated in-house.

    If you still need help, let me know and I'll see about getting a pic and some measurements.
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    It was either that, or restrict our recruits to under 48" in height.

    Well that's a simple fix for you flatlanders. Next time siren goes off for a tornadoe warning, put a note on it, "Helping Our Own, Munchin Division" and file an insurance claim afterwards

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    being a modification tech for a fire apparatus manufacturer, if you send me a picture of the officers area of the cab, i would be able to help you more.

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    Gee, Wally, I can't imagine what manufacturer he works for.

    I don't know Beav, let's ask mom and dad.


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    Our Engine 1 is a Central States built on a Navistar chassis...we call ours a "haybaler".

    I hate the cab... there is no room whatsoever in the officer's position! Our SCBA brqcket is mounted like Ullrichk's...at a 45 degree angle. It works, but it's still a tight fit!
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