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Strut Apparatus Mounting

Great ideas for mounting struts on your apparatus.

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Strut Mounting

A company called Poly-Tech America® makes mounting solutions for Paratech brand struts. Their patent pending Snap-Lock Strut Mounting System™ has been designed to help organize, install and protect your Paratech struts and accessories. The space saving design optimizes apparatus compartment area.

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First Due Fabrication LLC

Check out what First Due Fabrication LLC created to get 8 struts in a compartment that’s really only wide enough for 4.  First Due Fabrication LLC double stacked the struts 2 rows deep using polytechamerica mounts.  The outer row swing down out of the way allowing access to the inner set.

Below is are  Poly-Tech America, LLC strut mounts and polyboxes on Cheshire Connecticut’s Rescue 1.

Mike Smith, Absolute Rescue's Editor in Chief, is a veteran of the fire/rescue service in Michigan, who also works in the automotive industry as a designer. Have an idea of suggestion for the site? Contact Mike here

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Delta, BC Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Delta, BC Fire Department’s SVI-built Tandem Heavy Rescue features a strong 24-foot aluminum body, mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 24-inch raised roof. The Gladiator houses a Cummins ISX15 565HP engine.

The new walk-around Heavy Rescue features Command Light’s TFB-V5 Traffic Flow Board and CL602A-FX light tower with 168,000 lumens. The department chose Holmatro’s CORE Rescue Tool System with an HPU capable of operating two rescue tools simultaneously and a rescue-style front bumper with 60′ hydraulic reels. The SCBA filling system includes a Bauer two-position fill station and an abundance of bottle storage.

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Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department Heavy Rescue

Take a look at the Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department new SVI-built Heavy Rescue.

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The Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department specced this new SVI-built Heavy Rescue, featuring aluminum body mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with 20-inch raised roof. Powered by a Cummins ISX12 500HP engine, this new walk-around Heavy Rescue features a Resolve Specialty Space Saver SCBA filling station, OnScene Solutions cargo slides with compartment lighting, a 240,000-lumen Command Light CL Series 8-head light tower and much more!

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El Dorado Fire District Heavy Rescue

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Santa Fe County’s El Dorado Fire District has added this SVI-built Heavy Rescue. Mounted to a Spartan Metro Star chassis, this heavy-duty aluminum body maximizes compartment space with select transverse trays. This fire truck also features a Weldon V-MUX multiplex system and a Command Light CL Series tower with six heads. For more information about this apparatus, choose one of the options below or contact us for more details. Check out more photos here.

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