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The KME Predator™ Cab

By Bruce Nalesnik/KME Chassis Product Manager The KME Predator™ cab model delivers unsurpassed safety, ergonomics, reliability and ease of maintenance. While safety comes “standard,” the KME Predator boasts a wide range of options for powertrains, seating, storage needs, and fire ...

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Unruly Apparatus Purchasing Committees

  By Bill Adams A career in fire apparatus sales is not complete until you’ve bumped heads with a bull-headed, know-it-all, don’t-question-my-authority apparatus purchasing committee (APC) member or fire chief. Its immaterial if the chief and committee is volunteer or ...

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Ziamatic Vertical Hard Suction Tray Mount

  With Zico’s Model HHS-TMV-2, fire departments can mount two 10’ hard sleeves, one directly above the other, on a fire apparatus side shelf. Heavy-duty nylon straps tightly secure the sleeves to the tray while remaining easy to remove when ...

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The Rig: Pump Panel Options

The Rig: Pump Panel Options By: Ricky Riley I really have not given much thought to pump panel options in my years of apparatus specification writing. I usually took what the manufacturer had given me, and it always seemed to ...

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Zico Hydraulic Hard Sleeve System

YARDLEY, PA—The Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) Hydraulic Hard Sleeve System, Model HS-HA is a safer, easier, and more space-efficient way to store two to four, 5″ or 6″ hard sleeves over the side compartments of an apparatus. At the flip of ...

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Salina Consolidated FD #2, NY | Mattydale Fire Department TYPE Custom Pumper CHASSIS KME Predator™ Panther™ 100” 4 Door LFD with 22” Raised Roof DRIVETRAIN Cummins ISL9 450 hp Engine Allison 3000 EVS Transmission PUMP & TANK Hale QMAX-XS 150 ...

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