[quote]John DeVito wrote:
Anyone have this model? What are your thoughts? Most people on here have the 40lb model I was wondering what were your thoughts on the 84lb model.
I just started the fire academy and need to start training for the final exam/obstacle course. I noticed that my gear weighs around 40-50 pounds, not 84, so why would they make the firefighter trainer x-vest that heavy?
Which one should I buy?[/quote]
where are you getting your gear? a local shop or online…? inquiring minds
want to know…
also…i think that on the cpat one of the stations involves wearing an approx 80 lb vest…u are to climb a stair machine at 1 step per sec…for 3 min then
they take off 30 lbs. i’m
assuming to simulate the experience of being in full turnout gear plus scba and equip(gear bag,hose,fan, tools etc)