I am 1st Lieutenant with a volunteer fire co that runs with 5"in LDH hose. We are hosting a Department wide drill next month on this topic. I just wanted to know if anyone has any updated information about LDH or where I could go to get information on LDH. I'm not to sure if much has changed if anything on LDH. I would greatly appricate any information anyone could pass on to me. Thanks again and work safe!!
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03-15-2004, 06:43 PM #1
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03-16-2004, 11:47 AM #2
What type of information are you looking for?
What do you already know about LDH?IACOJ Agitator
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03-16-2004, 01:10 PM #3
What is LDH?Ryan
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03-16-2004, 08:13 PM #4
C'mon Backdraft ................Large Diameter Hose .....commonly reffered to as LDH ...........typically 3 " or larger supply line.IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
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I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
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03-17-2004, 08:56 AM #5
Also, what kind of drill are you planning?
03-17-2004, 11:39 AM #6
Originally posted by Adze39
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What do you already know about LDH?
Seriously though jmp, are you looking for friction loss info or what?FTM-PTB-DTRT
03-19-2004, 10:38 PM #7
the only problem we had is hooking up to other companies, just make sure that all companies you run with have the adaptors.
We use to run 3in 3 1/2 supply, we converted all of our engines to 5" changed all of the adapters and put the 3 and 3 1/2 inch adapters away(big mistake)we got dispatch to assist another company before we could drill with them, and could not hook up to them with the 5", could of used 2 1/2 to supply them but our 2 1/2 is a primary and secondary attack line only. other companies had problems laying in to us. going from a 3 1/2 to 5"(you know how that story goes.We've had 5"in for quite a few years. when we first got the hose other companies were telling us it was a waste of money,but now 7 yrs later out of 6 companies in our district all but 1 run with 5"in.
Last edited by hotboy; 03-19-2004 at 10:41 PM.If we don't do it nobody else will!!!!
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