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    Default Bronto 101 meter unit

    I am looking for any of the overseas (or local) readers who can supply me with pictures of the new Bronto F101 HLA unit. I am able to find a few...a very few on the internet. If anybody has some more, can you post them here or email them to me??? Thanks


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    All i was able to find was a few pictures here http://www.bronto.fi/brochures/02_AboveAll_F101HLA.pdf

    Thats one big truck

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    HOLY ****!!!!


    THATS ONE F'ING HUGE TRUCK!!!!

    I wonder how much those suckers run.
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    2.75 Million. I saw a figure on a german website and the cost was in euros. Google did the conversion for me at it was 2.75.

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    Can this thing flow water to the bucket?

    It would be neat to have this if you had an fire on the 23rd story. It would be a lot faster and easier than climing the stairs.

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    Thumbs up Bronto 101 meters

    Let's put this in perspective. 3.281 feet in a meter x 101 = 331.38 feet. That's up at nose bleed heights!! 28 meter outreach x 3.281 + 91.86 feet.

    One tall puppy!

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    Yes, the website claims 1000 GPM???

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    I don't think you will be seeing that puppy any time soon in the US. Won't pass NFPA testing requirements.

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    The specs say that it can flow 3800l/min. At 300'--WOW! I expected the jack spread to be bigger, granted 8m is pretty wide, but still this thing is like a crane but better. 400kilo bucket load too. I'm impressed, though a six wheel chassis can't lend itself to spectacular maneuverability.

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    would suck for the aerial to fail or have a system malfunction at 331' would suck climbing down all that!!!

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    Can you imagine the sway at the tip of that thing.

    I'm not exactly afraid of heights, but that one will be a gut check for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dano8696 View Post
    would suck for the aerial to fail or have a system malfunction at 331' would suck climbing down all that!!!

    Only one problem...you can't climb down anyway, no ladder

    I guess you'd have to have a bailout kit (with 340 ft. of rope) if you wanted to evacuate that thing.


    I'm impressed, though a six wheel chassis can't lend itself to spectacular maneuverability.
    Not to mention the overall length of over 55 feet.
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    Wow that is just stupidly huge, we have 2 38 mtr Bronto's here , I can't imagine somthing nearly 3 times the size !

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    I am sure the Bronto is similar to the big Metz (285') 5 axles but 3 are steering axles, the OAL of 49'2" actually is very manuverable on this set-up.
    These big Towers are actually very stable, somewhere I have a picture looking down on a 125' Aerial which puts it in perspective. The 495kg capacity basket is no wider than the truck during transport and then spreads open when put into service. 100 meters must be the new standard since our boom builder also has one available.
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