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Old 06-05-2019, 12:39 PM   #41
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Already mentioned, but I'm gonna throw this in there anyway, 'cuz I'm a former VFF and current EMT..... FIRE EXTINGUISHERS!!!

I have a 20BC on the truck, plus 100 gallons of water and a gas powered water pump.

And more extinguishers in the house, shop, trailer, plumbing bag, etc.










FIRE EXTINGUISHERS!






And do you have smoke detectors in your house? Are they working?
Not too far from us, a plumber lost his kids in a house fire. There were no working smoke detectors. Posting this for whoever may need a little extra motivation for today.
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Old 06-05-2019, 01:17 PM   #42
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Not too far from us, a plumber lost his kids in a house fire. There were no working smoke detectors. Posting this for whoever may need a little extra motivation for today.


I couldn’t begin to imagine the pain from knowing you lost your children due to not keeping the smoke detectors up.


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When I was in facility maintenance, I picked up (free) a number of “old” fire extinguishers that the inspection company replaced. When they’re ten years old they get replaced or recertified (I think).


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Fire inspector comes around here every 3 years or so. Always dings me on the fire extinguishers because I don't have a company come by and certify them once a year. Cost about $50 to replace them and $100 each to certify them.

I just replace them and bring them home. If they didn't have that stupid rule those certification guys wouldn't even have jobs.
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yup works the same way here.
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Fire inspector comes around here every 3 years or so. Always dings me on the fire extinguishers because I don't have a company come by and certify them once a year.
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Fire inspector comes around here every 3 years or so. Always dings me on the fire extinguishers because I don't have a company come by and certify them once a year. Cost about $50 to replace them and $100 each to certify them.

I just replace them and bring them home. If they didn't have that stupid rule those certification guys wouldn't even have jobs.
Past my fire inspection last Friday.

Building failed----no sprinkler inspection in 5 years.

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Last year house near where I was working burned down because painter left teak oil soaked rags on the porch after treated boards the day before
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To squeeze as much lemonade as I can from this my plan is to pull the motor , trans and computer . Then rebuild or replace the engine , and install it in my ‘66 Chevy step side.

Nows my chance to upgrade my dry wall sander to the festool

One of my customers has offered the use of his land cruiser until I find a truck

Any body have an idea what will remove it he soot from my tools ? I’ve tried 409 , bleach vinegar, paint thinner , nothing really cuts it


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Yup, that's a mess alright.

I'm glad you didn't fry yourself.
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TSP will clean it.

There are also specialty sponges.
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Keep in mind, some discoloration may penetrate plastic due to the heat.
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Krud Kutter might take the soot off.

That first pic reminded me of a Cheech and Chong movie.
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First time I ever used TSP was for smoke damaged room. Windows, trim, floors, walls, all of it.

EDIT: And I guarantee, it's less work to pull the engine and tranny.

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