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    what do you think the best officer tools is?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ladder201 View Post
    what do you think the best officer tools is?


    Pretty simple - It is his brain!


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    I would agree with that answer unless he/she is one of those types who is sitting on it.

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    Yep..brains...not afraid to use them and not afraid to make them stronger with more and better extra training.
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    The persons that the officer is in charge of...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BFDNJFF View Post
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    This might sound silly- A Possy Box. Its an enclosed metal clip board type box that holds several referance post its, stickers and books for me. I can refer to several different type of resources when needed. (strike team, USAR, Co. Officer First Due guide, etc...)

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    Well, I've met some officers that were tools. No, make that the whole toolbox.
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    i only asked this question, becasue my mother and I wanted to buy my father an offciers tool for work. i Know everyone has there own opions. Just i have no clue since i have only been on 3 years and never touched an officers tool before. i was stcuk between a mini halligan and a mini new york roof hook and bry at the end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladder201 View Post
    i only asked this question, becasue my mother and I wanted to buy my father an offciers tool for work. i Know everyone has there own opions. Just i have no clue since i have only been on 3 years and never touched an officers tool before. i was stcuk between a mini halligan and a mini new york roof hook and bry at the end.
    Should have explained that first. There are alot of tools out there. Check the fire store .com/Google firefighter tools ect. Mini O tools are nice and small. But are limited as opposed to a set of Irons ect. Hope that helps ya out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ladder201 View Post
    i only asked this question, becasue my mother and I wanted to buy my father an offciers tool for work. i Know everyone has there own opions. Just i have no clue since i have only been on 3 years and never touched an officers tool before. i was stcuk between a mini halligan and a mini new york roof hook and bry at the end.
    I recommend a Griff Hook.

    (Scroll down to the Griff Hook) http://www.firehooksunlimited.net/hooks.html

    I have used several "Officer's" tools, and I find this to be the most versatile thus far. ($85)




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    Ours carry Pry-Axe's from Paratech.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dickey View Post
    The brain and the radio.
    thnaks dickey, saved me the time of having to write it out.
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    Hey 4949 a question..That tools 36".. do you use the strap or just carry it... A few months ago I was given some sort of "officers tool" to evaluate. I think it was about 2ft long and felt it was a pain in the butt, although there wasn't a strap.
    Alot of officers I speak with also don't care for longer "O" tools. About 20" or less.

    ladder201... I think you should try to find out his feelings about what he might like before getting something.

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    Found it. This was the tool, the "FireMaxx". The one I tried was 30" and it wasn't my cup of tea. I hear it also comes in 22". Might be more manageable with a TIC, handlight and radio.
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    I agree with len. Ask him. It might ruin the surprise, but it's better than getting him something that will sit in his locker or worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladder201 View Post
    i only asked this question, becasue my mother and I wanted to buy my father an offciers tool for work. i Know everyone has there own opions. Just i have no clue since i have only been on 3 years and never touched an officers tool before. i was stcuk between a mini halligan and a mini new york roof hook and bry at the end.

    I use a crash axe and maybe a short hook. No one touches this officers tool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by len1582 View Post
    Hey 4949 a question..That tools 36".. do you use the strap or just carry it... A few months ago I was given some sort of "officers tool" to evaluate. I think it was about 2ft long and felt it was a pain in the butt, although there wasn't a strap.
    Alot of officers I speak with also don't care for longer "O" tools. About 20" or less.

    ladder201... I think you should try to find out his feelings about what he might like before getting something.
    I use the strap. The hook only weighs about 5 lbs., so it isn't cumbersome to carry in your hand, but it's nice to be able to hang it on my shoulder if I need to use both hands do something else.

    I don't really like the "O Tool" either. It's not really big enough to do very much with.




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