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    Good afternoon everyone. I currently have in use a Iowa American Hydra Force hydraulic forcible entry tool with a small spreader. I would like to purchase another one but cannot locate the company anymore. Does anyone have any idea if this company still exists. The company name is Iowa American Firefighting Equipment Company Inc.

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    Chief, Do a search, using the search feature to your left. I beleive that they shut down business a few years ago.


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    Thanks for the Info. I cannot seem to get the search feature to work. Do you know if any other company bought them out and are still producing the products?

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    Iowa-American Firefighting Equipment Co. Inc. Iowa-American Hydra Force tools, Ameriflow Shut-offs/Smooth Bore Nozzles, wood-and fiberglass-handles hooks, forcible entry tools, and SCBA handling equipment.
    P.O. Box 517, Osceola, IA 50213
    515-342-6071

    Here is the criteria I used in Google:

    "American Hydra Force" --> just open google.com and cut and past this into the search.

    Look for "Industry Connection"

    Hope this helps.
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    I finally got the search to work. Does any one know of other manufactures that make a small spreader, small rabbit tool operated by a small hand pump. Some people may call this set up a porta power. I have found the body shop versions but none with the rabbit tool option.

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    Thanks

    That is close to what I am looking for, but the pump is seperate from the head. The setup also has a seperate spreader that will open to around 10 inches.

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    I had the same rabbit tool and looked for Iowa-America. Found the company closed. I have since tried the all in one spreader and pump and the department seems to like it a lot. I was able to get the old one repaired at a local hydraulic repair company. This worked and the tool was put on special teams squad. This means it will not get much use.

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    BlackHawk Hydraulic Tools have similar and I believe compatible tools.
    http://www.rradvance.com/tools/Blackhawk+Tools

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