My Department is looking at purchasing a sutphen 70 foot platform on a single axle. The unit is to be a first out engine with ladder capability (quint) This would be our first ever aerial device. Looking for information and or feed back from anyone who has one or has worked on such a unit,ie. must have options, things to look out for, over all performance, maintenance, and if it is used as a first out engine or ladder, ect.