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    Default Pierce Velocity ordered ?

    I'm trying to make a list of what department's have
    Velocity's ordered. ? Engines, ladders etc.. ?


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    In Virginia, the City of Hampton has a Velocity RMRP on order, and Stafford County has a Velocity pumper on order for Falmouth, Company 1.

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    Eugene, Ore...
    Has ordered 5 pumpers and 1 100' aerial platform. expected for delivery in mid-2007 according to pierces web-site...

    http://www.piercemfg.com/company/newsstory.cfm?ID=173

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    The question is, when the heck are we going to get a picture of one that ISN'T black!!! IMO, pretty bad idea on pierce's part to paint a new chassis black.

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    Singer Associates had a red-over-white one on display at the Virginia Fire Chief's Association expo in February. I must be one of the few that likes the black paint on the premier one, but the red-and-white one looked nice also...

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    My trip to Pierce got delayed til this Wed. for the pre-build on our Velocity. If their are any in production other than BLACK I will try to snap some pics and post them when I get back.

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    Here is a Red/White Velocity
    [IMG][/IMG]

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    Thanks for the pic. Been wondering what it was going to look like in White/Red.

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    That looks like the black demo repainted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cartract View Post
    Here is a Red/White Velocity
    [IMG][/IMG]
    Sweeeet.............

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    Default I think it is a different velocity.

    I went back and looked at photos of the black Velocity and noted several differences. The white over red Velocity has a different light bar, front suction and a Kusmal charge meter above the front tire.

    Either way I agree, It's sweet in red!

    Maybe they will have a red one at FDIC.

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    Default Any more photos?

    Does anyone have any more photos of the Velocity in red or white over red?

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    Velocity looks pretty dang nice red/white. Alot better than the black that they are showing.

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    Post Dash,Enforcer, Lance ?????

    Is Pierce mfg done taking orders for the Dash , Lance , Enforcer chasis cab, can you only order the new " Velocity " & " Impel " at this time. One of the fire districts in our township will be ordering a new Saber rescue within the next few weeks costing $ 390,000 .
    Last edited by NewJerseyFFII; 07-20-2007 at 10:42 AM.

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    Its growing on me, but in high use area's or in the heat of the moment, how well are thsoe mirrors going to hold up and what are their replacement costs ?

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    I have heard the well has pretty much run dry on the 06 engines, so has orders on those chassis'. A dept. close to my area was trying to get a Dash ordered, last week I believe, and didn't get it done. I can't say for sure all the 06' motors are gone, however nothing to fit their application was available. Looks like if you want a Saber, you better snag up one of the demos if they are even still available. Good Luck.

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    The Mirrors are a definate tree finder. They are 1500 bucks each from what i've heard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LFman78 View Post
    The Mirrors are a definate tree finder. They are 1500 bucks each from what i've heard.

    As far as I can tell the new mirrors stick out less than conventional ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LFman78 View Post
    The Mirrors are a definate tree finder. They are 1500 bucks each from what i've heard.
    One can probably assume that Pierce considered that before adding them. Also--think about oncoming traffic, if they were a threat to oncoming vehicles, they wouldn't be there--I hope. I know Rosenbauer does this too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by todd3603 View Post
    I have heard the well has pretty much run dry on the 06 engines, so has orders on those chassis'. A dept. close to my area was trying to get a Dash ordered, last week I believe, and didn't get it done. I can't say for sure all the 06' motors are gone, however nothing to fit their application was available. Looks like if you want a Saber, you better snag up one of the demos if they are even still available. Good Luck.
    I was talking to one of the fire commissioners from the department last week and he said that Pierce bid the Saber chassis in there specs, maybe they will sub for a " IMPEL " chassis with a 425 hp Cummins motor ?

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