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Discussion in 'The Pub' started by bambam_101, Jun 5, 2008.
I wish i wish i got in!! Have to keep trying!
only problem bambam is that in australia you have to do it with a bucket and recycled water
that failed to excite me.
firemen have a dangerous job and completely shit pay.that sux.
Firemen or not, that was cool :grin:
Have you seen the MFB thread around here? :?
I've been lifted just off the ground by 125litres/minute @ 1200psi from an Egyptian Navy firefighting system... and moved backwards into the shed in the yard, where I left a nice big dent but was uninjured.
It was an experience :grin:
I love my pumps.
That was a cool vid Bam Bam. Sorry to hear you didn't get in. Keep your chin up and try again.
Ktulu, that was probably 1250 l/min at 1200 kpa mate. Around that much would have sent you flying nicely.
We use around 450 l/min at 1000 kpa for low pressure/high volume appliations or 220 l/min at 2000 kpa for high pressure hose reel applictions (Like house fires/car fires). One person with a back up can usually handle these fine, but it can be frigtening the power behind jet reaction sometimes, and you really place a LOT of trust in your pump operator.
Slickncghia. You don't know how close that is to the truth!!
Nope :arrow: psi.
And I was fine during the first test. I had my feet braced against a gate-track in the yard, and they slowly cranked pressure up to full while I held the hose.
I was more worried about what the jet would do to me on it's way past if I lose my grip on the hose.
2nd test, they didn't wind the pressure up from low: just started at full surprised me and gave enough lift to move my foot up over the gate-track - then I was just backpedalling with it and chose the shed to hit rather than a concrete wall or scrap steel
That totally rules!