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    Exclamation gear and whats in it

    hey evry1 i was just curious of what type of gear people have and what stuff they carry in them

    innotex turnouts

    spare gloves
    wire cutters
    multi knife
    nertile gloves
    wedges
    extracation glasses
    flash hood
    webbing
    bailout bag
    and 2 extra caribeaners

    and when responding my pager n nextel go in my jacket
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    The search feature is very nice to check if threads have been discussed before, just a hint tosave you from future humiliation.
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    Sorry about my outburst, after realizing that I am extremely bored I will post yet again on this topic.

    Morning Pride FDNY Style Turnouts
    Cairns 660c Helmet ( am ordering a 1010 soon)

    extrication gloves
    fire gloves
    nomex hood
    2 locking carabiners
    2- 12' tubular webbing
    1- phillips screwdriver
    1- Slotted
    1- pocket knife
    1- leatherman
    1- pair ear plugs
    2- pair safety glasses
    1- XL carabiner
    2- pair nitrile gloves
    1- pair trauma shears
    1- seatbelt cutter
    1- roll medical tape
    1- black sharpie
    handful of patient assessment sheets
    1- pair linesmans pliers
    1- pair wire cutters

    That is all that i can think of now
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    I have the necessary tools/items to do my job. That's it and there's no need to list.

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    I'll be happy to list mine, unlike others...*looks at EngCo29* j/k dude, calm down.

    Globe (don't ask me what it is, it was some new material or whatnot back in 95) that is Tan. We're ordering new gear company wide in Black.
    Cairns 1010 (very happy with this)

    Fire Gloves
    Leather work gloves
    Extrication/Rescue Gloves
    Valve Stem remover
    2 pieces of rope (1 comp issued and 1 academy issued)
    safety glasses
    Res-q-wrench 5-in-1 tool
    nomex hood

    all i need, everything else is on the engines.
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    Hi rise pack, trauma kit, backboard, TIC, 500' of rope, HURST tool...

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    Quote Originally Posted by blueeighty88
    Hi rise pack, trauma kit, backboard, TIC, 500' of rope, HURST tool...

    personally idont think u can fit a high rise pack back board trama kit and a hurst tool in ur turn out gear but if u can how do u move
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    I carry this (see attatched)
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    Nice haha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SRL613
    personally idont think u can fit a high rise pack back board trama kit and a hurst tool in ur turn out gear but if u can how do u move

    ROFLMAO Hope your're not serious. Anyway, thats what I carry in my gear and it works for me its not too heavy and comes in handy.
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    Im not talking about a backboard, Hurst Tool, High Rise Pack and trauma kit, I'm talking about what I said in my above post. Just for clarification.
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    I carry a button that searches the forums, no seriously, I do!

    All joking put off to the side now...

    Other then my jacket/hood/pants/boots/helmet/fire gloves, I've got a couple pairs of "Purple Barney Gloves", a leatherman, flashlight, and my stethescope. The rest comes off the truck.
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    ive got fire gloves, rescue gloves, my nomex and some really crappy safety glasses i got at the fire school

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    Quote Originally Posted by EngCo29
    I have the necessary tools/items to do my job. That's it and there's no need to list.
    Exactly! hahah

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    Any thing Juniors/Explorers carry relating to different roles you play on the fireground. All other posts I've seen on the topic were in the regular firefighting forum. Anybody have something job specific that you use regularly as an explorer/junior that members who have never been in your role on the fireground don't much about.

    When I was a junior I always carried a few electrical adapters to aid in setting uplights when we had numerous different depts coming in with diff. connection points.

    I also found a helmet mounted flashlight to be extremely helpful as a junior so that I could have both hands free when working on things like lights, generators, saws, etc.

    I also tried to keep a 2 1/2 double female in my pocket so I'd have it if we were using 2 1/2 for supply purposes. As a junior I was regularly helping set up water supply so an old 2 1/2 double female is something I used regularly and helped me in performing my role on the fireground.

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    I definatly can't say that I carry electrical or hose adapters in my turnouts, but I do have a pair of Kevlar gloves with a nitrile (I think) coating on the palm and fingers, this is really good for hooking up a hydrants, threading hoses, etc. I use them in competition and practice all the time.
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    I carry a red clowns nose, Galls catalog, 3 FDNY patches, red light permit and various states of warm gummy bears that stick to the inside of my pockets.

    And underneath it all, a "I fight what you fear shirt"
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    Well, our department jsut got several sets of new gear, forget what brand, ( they are identical to the big city's gear with a different name on the back)

    I carry a firefighter in my gear, oh yeah and some webbing in each pant pocket.

    There is a buch of other stuff in my truck belt pouch, but that's a whole 'nother thread entirely.

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    Firefighting gloves,extrication gloves,2 res-q wrenches,truckie belt/hose strap,window punch,pen,Pelican Little Ed light,Motorola radio,2 door wedges,and a seatbelt cutter.

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    dang.. all these explorers carrying all this equipment like they're actually going to do something besides change my air bottle or hand me a cup of water.

    Extrication gloves???!! What in the world do ya'll need those for? It's not like you'll be cutting the cars.

    Medical Equip??! Again, I would hope it would solely be for yourself.. and not for administering first aid to someone else. In that case.. why don't you just get that off the truck??

    Rope and carabiners? Lord knows you're not going into any structure where you might actually have to bail out or need a search line..

    I really don't understand why ya'll walk around with all this gear.. don't even try and tell me that you use all of it.. because I carry about half of what most people here do and I do the job perfectly fine... and what I don't have on me I have near me in the truck. 90% of the gear listed about is unnecessary for explorers to carry... nomex hoods? wtf are they going to do with that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FTMPTB15
    Medical Equip??! Again, I would hope it would solely be for yourself.. and not for administering first aid to someone else. In that case.. why don't you just get that off the truck??
    Certified in theState of Vermont as a First Responder... Medical gloves, for obvious reasons. Stethescope because I prefer not to share mine with other people. Who knows what kinda funky ear wax people have :P

    . nomex hoods? wtf are they going to do with that?
    The hoods are quite nice during the winter, or when it's extremely cold out... Even if it's not being used for interior attacks...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Res343cue
    Certified in theState of Vermont as a First Responder... Medical gloves, for obvious reasons. Stethescope because I prefer not to share mine with other people. Who knows what kinda funky ear wax people have :P



    The hoods are quite nice during the winter, or when it's extremely cold out... Even if it's not being used for interior attacks...
    Medical gloves I can understand... Stethescope.. I dunno. I guess since you don't get close enough to the fire to melt the stethescope then whatever... I would just hate to be in a building an trying to get something out that I actually NEED and reach in a pull out a stethescope.. or have that think tangled up in the tool I need.. cause we all know that a stethescope is like cudzoo in an EMS bag!

    I'd say a winter hat would do a better job in the winter than a hood.. atleast I've always found them to be warmer and thicker than a hood.. but that's just me.
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