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    Smile What are they trying to say???

    Hey Truckies, what are they trying to say about us???

    Has anyone else besides me noticed the spelling of the Halligan tool on the home page of firehouse.com--- Its about halfway down on the page in the shop@ firehouse.com. Apparantly its a HOOLIGAN TOOL!!

    OH well I guess we've been called worse...hahaha
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    Default Re: What are they trying to say???

    Originally posted by firefiftyfive
    Hey Truckies, what are they trying to say about us???

    Has anyone else besides me noticed the spelling of the Halligan tool on the home page of firehouse.com--- Its about halfway down on the page in the shop@ firehouse.com. Apparantly its a HOOLIGAN TOOL!!

    OH well I guess we've been called worse...hahaha
    There actually is a differance, the Halligan tool is made of one solid piece of metal, and the Hooligan tool is made of seperate pieces welded/pinned together. This is at least what i have been told, someone correct me if i am wrong.

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    patents and copyrights!
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    Wow now I feel like a real moron! I knew there was a difference between the ways Halligan bars are made but I did not know that there was a different name for them but like Captain Gonzo stated-- two words......patents and copyrights....

    Always learning something new, thanks guys!

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    Someone (I forgot who) said that the Hooligan Tool is the name for the Halligan Style tool that is, like, four feet long. I dunno. Anybody?
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    From what was explained to me a Halligan is the traditional tool that we've all come to know and love, and the Hooligan is a ribbed longer bar that has a bigger spike that actually weighs less then a Halligan despite being 36"-40" long. But I don't know if that's the actual difference, but that's what I was told.

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    Default Re: What are they trying to say???

    Originally posted by firefiftyfive
    Hey Truckies, what are they trying to say about us???

    Has anyone else besides me noticed the spelling of the Halligan tool on the home page of firehouse.com--- Its about halfway down on the page in the shop@ firehouse.com. Apparantly its a HOOLIGAN TOOL!!

    OH well I guess we've been called worse...hahaha

    Here I thought MOTOWN had a tool named after him!!!!
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    Talking Not Exactly..............

    Originally posted by RspctFrmCalgary



    Here I thought MOTOWN had a tool named after him!!!!
    Not a tool, A Record Label..........
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