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About 38ff

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  • Birthday 03/20/1974

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  • Location Hudson Valley
  • Gender Male
  • Past Experience Got my start in the fire service in a Northern Westchester dept.
  • Interests Small business owner, FF, Commissioner

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  1. Actually it is a M1078.. the 2.5 ton variant. If it had a 2nd rear axle, it would be a 5 ton, the M1083.
  2. NYS OEM also has some M900 series ex military 5 tons.
  3. 38-60 will be for sale in a year or so. You can own it.
  4. Marlborough Fire District just put out to bid a replacement for the 1994 Duplex/Saulsbury Rescue
  5. Great place to buy/sell firematic items of all types.
  6. I wonder how it attaches to the mask. With everyone getting fit tested/sized, this needs to snap in QUICKLY without tools while your in the apparatus, because very few depts. out there will be buying them for every mask.
  7. The FMTV's are great vehicles, until you need to get parts... Depending on the part, you may have an easy time, or a very hard time...
  8. We have had good success with the DEC Wildland grants http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/2364.html This year's window closed 2 weeks ago. They upped the amount from $1000 to $1500 this year.
  9. Local fire dept crews are going mutual aid there doing 12 hour shifts. A brush truck with a crew. I heave not heard a # to determine what a crew is.
  10. Good info... Separate question I know OFPC has their own "outreach" instructors that travel all over the state teaching classes (not FF1 type stuff, but more like "not the normal" type classes). For instance, we had one come down for a one night class on Hybrid Car Awareness type info, where state certs were issued.. Who's hours do those come out of? The Countys?
  11. Im trying not to go that route... Like I said, Im trying to separate fact from fiction and verify what I am being told....
  12. Is there a list of SFIs are assigned to each county?
  13. Anyone??????
  14. Can someone explain to me how NYS OFPC Training hours work? I am being told there are 1500 hours allocated from OFPC to each county for "State OFPC " training, and when those are allocated, that's it. It seems to me that some counties have tons of "State OFPC" training opportunities (FF1, FF2, and all other OFPC classes) , and others, not so much. I am trying to separate truth from fiction.