Tag Archives: instructing

Picket Placement…What Will Create A Stronger Anchor?

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Of the two photos above, which do you think will provide a stronger anchor point. Comment #1 or #2.

Why Tripods, Bipods & Monopods Fail

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http://www.fireengineering.com/articles/2016/05/tech-rescue-failure.html

The “Arizona Crane-Tex”

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                        With amazing equipment…amazing ideas come to life. I call this the “Arizona Crane-Tex”                                        

Compression Load Transfer Technique

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Who Said Cribbing Was Just For Supporting Loads…

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During a class I was running a problem presented itself. Because of the anchor location in relation to the load, the mainline was being forced against the structure. Utilizing directional pulleys to steer the rope away from the structure wasn’t an option because any and all anchor points were on the same side of the […]

Today The Prusik Was Assigned A New Job

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      Outside of the Arizona Vortex legs creating a amazing piece of equipment, they also make a nice anchor point. The only thing I didn’t care for was how the rope , once under a load would be compressed against the leg itself. After kicking some ideas around I found that a prusik […]

First Responders Keep Your Eyes Open

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        I drove past this the other day and felt this would be something good to share. The pictured structure was damaged in a motor vehicle accident. It’s difficult to tell in this picture but the distance from the front of the overhang to the exterior wall of the structure is roughly […]

Repurposing TGI’s For Good Use

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Set Your Tripod In More Ways Than One

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        Utilize the adjustability of your tripods legs to make it work for you in unique situations.    

One Simple Word Can Ignite A Big Change

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