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Forum: RC Jets 05-26-2011, 10:09 AM
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Posted By hornetd
RE: Indian Fire Pump

The only reason that I asked about the Harbor Freight item is that I looked at there fire extinguisher offerings and did not see any that I would think adequate for attacking a going ground cover...
Forum: RC Jets 05-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By hornetd
RE: Indian Fire Pump

What are you buying from harbor freight that you think is the equivelant of a DBSmith Indian Pump backpack fire extinguisher?

Tom Horne
Forum: RC Jets 05-25-2011, 01:50 PM
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Posted By hornetd
RE: Indian Fire Pump

Hi
Lowest price I have found on a new one is one hundred twenty one dollars ($121) from Lab Safety Supply. If anyone knows of a lower cost vedor please speak up!

Tom Horne
Forum: RC Jets 05-22-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,016
Posted By hornetd
RE: How effective are Kevlar tanks in preventing fires like this?

There is a foam nozzle and Foam additives for the Indian brand fire pumps.  That would make them effective against the jet fuel and the secondary ignition.  The additive and nozzle together wouldn't...
Forum: RC Jets 05-22-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By hornetd
RE: County Burn Bans and AMA regs

Richard

You may be confusing the North American term "burn ban" with something else. A burn ban only forbids the kindling of a fire that is not contained in a prepared area or enclosure. It does...
Forum: RC Jets 05-22-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,047
Posted By hornetd
RE: Cold Fire: fire extinguishers??

It would be more accurate to say that it prevents the fuel from decomposing into a oxidizable form. Almost everything that will burn has to be turned into a gaseous state before it can be oxidized in...
Forum: RC Jets 05-22-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,627
Posted By hornetd
RE: CO2 extinguishers

Halotron or DuPont™ FE-36™ (http://www2.dupont.com/FE/en_US/products/fe36.html) does not smother the fire. It injects an alternative reactant into the combustion process that reacts with...
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